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WSOP Main Event: Kelly Minkin Last Woman Standing Going Into Day 6

With the elimination of Natalie Teh in 120th place ($57,000) Kelly Minkin is once again the last woman standing in the WSOP Main Event. Minkin has tried it before finishing in 29th place of the Main Event three years ago. Day 5 began with WPT champion Ema Zajmovic and three-time bracelet winner Barbara Enright still in …

WSOP Main Event Day 4: Kelly Minkin 6th in Chips

In 2015 Kelly Minkin was on a deep run in the Main Event. She made it all the way to Day 6 and a 29th place finish for $211,821. This year Minkin is crushing again and with just 310 players left Minkin is 6th in chips with 3,459,000 going into Day 5. …

WSOP #55: Nikita Luther Wins Bracelet in Tag Team Event

India’s Nikita Luther becomes the second woman to win a bracelet in an open event this summer after Farhintaj Bonyadi won the Super Seniors’ bracelet one week ago. Nikita Luther won the $1,000 Tag Team Event with her German teammate Giuseppe Pantaleo outlasting more than 1,000 teams on their way …

Kelly Minkin: “Looking Back it is a Surreal Feeling”

On February 25 Kelly Minkin will receive the award for Best Female Player of the Year 2015 at the American Poker Awards. In fact she did not only top the American list, but the worldwide rankings. Her achievements also got her nominated in the category Breakout Performance of the Year, and …

GPI Player of the Year Ladies: Title Goes to Kelly Minkin

With the Global Poker Index latest update on December 31, we can finally crown Kelly Minkin the winner of this year’s GPI Player of the Year Ladies’ race. Minkin earns the distinction in front of Liv Boeree in second place, Esther “E-Tay” Taylor-Brady in third, Cate Hall in fourth and …

WSOP 2015: The 5 Greatest Accomplishments by Women

It’s been two weeks since the November Nine was set and the 2015 World Series of Poker concluded. With 103,512 entries spread across 68 events records were set this summer; both in terms of total entries and number of bracelets awarded. If we look at the female participation this year, it’s …