Why is the percentage of women playing online poker contests higher than in live poker contests? Surely, there must be some good female role models somewhere. After all, is poker not a glamorous game to attract top women’s talents? There are no reasons why women can’t be both glamorous and still play a good game of poker. The stereotype that good-looking women are weaker opponents should be done away with as showing intelligence and glamour is a woman’s finest endeavor. All top women poker players are found online and they are hardly any who participate in physical live poker tournaments to warrant a lot of attention. Nevertheless, the free online poker tournaments have provided the women with an opportunity to practice without gambling, and them being the sensible sex, they have taken this opportunity to practice without taking any risk. Some of the top female poker players are:

Jennifer Harman

While she is a great beauty to reckon with, she is as fierce as a tigress at the poker table. With 2 World Series Poker bracelets and over one million dollars in poker tournament earnings, she is considered one of the best poker players in the world, gender notwithstanding.

Jennifer Tilly

She is born to a Chinese father and an Irish- Canadian mother. Jennifer is an actress who has been blessed with both exotic beauty and the ability to play top-notch poker. She became the first non-poker celebrity to win a World Series of Poker bracelets.

Jennifer Leigh

Nicknamed, “Jennicide”, she is a computer geek, all-rounder, and a top poker player. She finished 5th in the Poker Royale: Battle of Ages series and finished in the money in the Caribbean Poker Adventure in the 2006 World Poker Tour.

Cyndy Violette

As talented as she is beautiful, this poker enigma has a World Series of Poker bracelet in the 7 card Stud High-Low Split event. Furthermore, she has amassed career earnings of over $650,000 and has an impressive twenty-one money finishes.

Erin Ness

She works as a photo assistant for Maxim Magazine when she is not playing poker. She graduated from Georgetown University and she is the 3rd highest placed woman in the 2004 World Series of Poker event.

Clonie Gowen

She won the title of Miss Teen Oklahoma at the age of fifteen and now, she is a savvy poker veteran mother of two kids who has a career earning of over $300,000.

Kristy Gazes

She has a talent for all types of card games and was formerly married to a professional poker player Bill Gazes. She has been a poker player since 1986 and her biggest payout in a single play is $250,000.

Evelyn Ng

She is Canadian and has career earnings exceeding $375,000. If you watch Criss Angel’s Mindfreak, you would have spotted her in one of the episodes as a professional poker player.

Isabelle Mercier

Nicknamed “No Mercy”, she is well known for her model-like beauty and hard-nosed poker playing style. Her career earnings amount to more than $500,000 and she is a Team PokerStars member.

Vanessa Rousso

Up to date, her career earnings exceed $360,000 and she is a member of Team PokerStars.

Online, the women have made a real impact while playing poker by winning big time as can be witnessed above. Meanwhile, they need to pull up their socks when it comes to living tournaments as these tournaments are still relatively churning out a majority of male winners.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *