WSOP 2017 – WEEK 1: OFF TO A GREAT START

At PokerWomenNews we have high hopes for the women poker players at this years World Series of Poker. In fact, we went all in and predicted, that female poker players would win four bracelets in open events this summer! Yes, four bracelets. Every week of the WSOP, I intend to …

History Made: Ema Zajmovic First Female WPT Champion

Finally! It would take 15 seasons before the first-ever female champion of an open WPT Main Event was crowned. I 2008 Van Nguyen won an invitational only WPT, and three female players – Natalia Nikitina (2011), Mette-Louise Christiansen (2014), and Irina Nikolaidi (2015) – have all won WPT National Main Events. …

Cate Hall Leads Female Player of The Year Race

With just one month left of the year, it is down to the wire in the GPI Player of the Year Ladies race. When we looked at the rankings in September, only four points separated Argentina’s Maria Constanza Lampropulos, who had 1,735 points at the time, and Cate Hall. Since …