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Women in Poker

Xuan Liu: The Idealistic Poker Heroine

I first noticed Xuan Liu when she final tabled the Main Event at the PCA in 2012. Liu was the first and until this day only woman to make a PCA Main Event final table. Liu finished in 4th place and took home $600,000 for her deep run. The year …

Angelina Rich: From Fashion Designer to Poker Pro

I first noticed Angelina Rich’s name last year, when she won the Women’s Event at EPT San Remo. But at the same venue history was made with Victoria Coren becoming the first two-time EPT-champion, and all of my attention was focused on Coren’s achievement – and Rich faded into the …

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 …