There was a time when poker was dominated by the opposite sex, but today we have some very sexy ladies of poker playing this game of skill and knowledge. At Ladies Slots, we feel it is important to give credit where credit is due and, to this end, we would like to share with you some of the most notable women poker players who have not only made a name for themselves, but have paved the way for other women to become just as successful in this highly competitive and popular game called poker.
Shannon Elizabeth is an actress and a poker star. Having won several tournaments, her beauty is only surpassed by her knowledge of the game and her steady command of the art of the deal.
Jennifer Harman, although petite in size, packs a powerful punch at the poker table. With two WSOP wins thus far, she is renowned for winning the most money in a single pot - $1.7 million and is considered one of the best women poker players in the world.
Jennifer Tilly is a well-known actress who took home the WSOP bracelet with pride. Although she had her doubts, her win solidified the fact that she is not only a great poker player, but can play with the best of them.
Hailing from New York, Cyndy Violette won the WSOP bracelet in 2004. She began her career as a dealer in Las Vegas but saw the benefits of playing at the other side of the table. She was the first woman to win the most money at a 7-card stud tournament in Las Vegas.
Kathy Liebert began her first poker tournament in the late 90s, and became the first woman to win $1 million at a poker tournament. Her philosophy is a simple one: Women players can hold their own against any player!”
Perhaps the best known of all women poker players is Annie Duke. Having competed in and won several WSOP tournaments, Annie believes poker is the great equalizer. She said that “poker is the only sport where a woman can compete on totally equal foot with a man.” No more women cliches like sex and the city or online slot machines for ladies and poker is for men. Not any more!
Poker is no longer the imminent domain of the male species. These sexy ladies of poker have proven that! Moreover, women players bring to the table their own unique strengths and skills. All these women have opened the door for the next generation of women poker players to follow in their footsteps. Ladies Slots salutes these women of poker!