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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 …

Yaxi Zhu New Team PokerStars Pro

Yesterday is was announced that Taiwan’s Chen-An Lin and China’s Yaxi Zhu have become the newest members of Team PokerStars Pro. With the addition of the two Asian players PokerStars continues its focus on the fast growing Asian poker market. Zhu is the third female poker player from Asia to …

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 …

Jennifer Tilly in Contention for Second Bracelet

In 2005 actress and poker player Jennifer Tilly won her first bracelet at the World Series of Poker. Now 10 years later, she is in contention for her second gold bracelet in Event #32: $5,000 6-Max No-Limit Hold’em. Day 2 of the event saw 190 players return to the Amazon …

Jennifer Tilly in Top 5 in Favorite Event

In an interview with PokerWomenNews leading up to the WSOP, actress and poker player Jennifer Tilly said that shorthanded poker is her favorite game: “I believe the shorthanded tournaments are the purest form of poker, since you can’t wait around for cards, there’s a lot more bluffing, and maneuvering going …

Kitty Kuo and Elizabeth Montizanti Make Shootout Final Table

The first final table at the World Series of Poker with two female players is a reality. Yesterday both Elizabeth Montizanti and Kitty Kuo won their second tables in Event #14: $1,500 Shootout. After winning their first tables on Thursday and advancing to Day 2 with 100 other players, Montizanti and …

Celina Lin Final Tables APPT Seoul Main Event

Asia Pacific Poker Tour Seoul Main Event concluded today with 13 players left out of a starting field of 241. Even though a bunch of female players were in contention at the start of day 2, only PokerStars pro Celina Lin was able to make it to the final day. …

ACOP Main Event Day 2: Yaxi Zhu Continues to Impress

In November last year Yaxi Zhu played in her first tournament! It was the WPT National China. Inspired by the WSOP November Nine concept the final table of six played out in South Korea in December after a long break. This final table was remarkable in more than one sense. …

ACOP: Star-studded Main Event Kicks Off

The Asia Championship of Poker in Macau is more than halfway through the poker festival, and today the HK$100,000 Main Event kicked off. The prestigious tournament saw 286 entries and as registration is open until the start of Day 2 this number is bound to increase. A lot of notables …