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Safiya Umerova Wins Shootout Event and First Bracelet

Kristen Bicknell was the first woman to win a gold bracelet at the WSOP this summer, and now just two days later Safiya Umerova has followed in her footsteps to win the most coveted bracelet in poker. The result came in Event #50: $1,500 Shootout, which drew 1050 players. To …

Justin Bonomo Speaks Up About Sexism in Poker

The discussion about sexism in poker continues to grow after Cate Hall – among others – came out and talked about the misogynist culture women face, when we sit down at a poker table. Melissa Burr and Vanessa Selbst have criticized Daniel Negreanu and Alex Dreyfus for excluding women, when …

Vanessa Selbst in Top 20 of Poker’s All-Time Money List

Even though Vanessa Selbst is not in top 15 of the GPI Player of the Year Ladies rankings – Selbst currently occupies 20th place – it’s definitely not synonymous with a year without cashing for the three-time WSOP bracelet winner. On Wednesday, August 12, it was revealed on NBC Sports …

Vanessa Selbst on Top of the World

What a record-breaking year it has been for Vanessa Selbst! First she captured her third gold bracelet at the World Series of Poker. It happened in Event #2: $25,000 Mixed-Max No-Limit Hold’em, which made her the first woman to win three bracelets in open events. Barbara Enright also holds three …