Top 5 female Poker Players of World
The most common myth in the poker world is that men are far better poker players than women. It is true that when we enter a poker room, more men are seen than women. This is likely because fewer women take an interest in gaming or games that include risks as woman prefer playing safe. But we cannot deny the fact that there are female poker players who can make you lose everything you have on a poker table. Maybe the numbers are low, but some women do play good, rather better poker than many!
2015 is on the verge of ending. But before the year ends, let’s take a look at the Top 5 female poker players of the world.
Vanessa Selbst: $11,640,945
There is no name that will top this chart apart from Vanessa Selbst. She has continued to hold her records. She has two WSOP bracelets and is the dynamic player at the poker table.
Her biggest tournament win till date is the $25,000 + 500 No Limit Hold ‘Em – High Roller for $1,424,420 on January 12, 2010 at Pokerstars – Paradise Islands.
Kathy Liebert: $5,988,049
A regular player in World Series of Poker (WSOP) from the past two decades, Liebert made it to her first-ever WSOP finals way back in 1997. A very talented and experienced poker player.
Her biggest tournament win till date was on March 17, 2002, at Party Poker Cruise’s $8,000 Limit Hold’em where she earned $1,000,000
Annie Duke: $ 4,270,549
Annie Duke is the only woman till date to have won the NBC National Heads-Up Poker Championship. She knows the in and outs of cards, having won WSOP Tournament of Championship for $2 million 2004 against many veteran players of the poker world, including her brother Howard Lederar.
Her biggest tournament win till date was at the WSOP – Las Vegas in No Limit Hold’em – Tournament of champions for $2,000,000
Annette Obrestad: $ 3,920,769
This Norwegian poker player started her career with online poker. She became famous after winning the inaugural WSOP Europe in 2007 while she was a teenager still. She has never looked back. In 2014, she finished in the top 100 at the WSOP main event at Las Vegas.
Her biggest tournament win till date was at the WSOPE – London for $2,013,733 in the £10,000 + 350 World Championship No Limit Hold’em on September 10, 2010.
Vanessa Rousso: $ 3,547,496
Roussuo has been one of the few consistent female poker player in her career. This American pro has created a record of holding six-figure scores in the year 2006, 2009 and 2011 and still continues to be a threat to her opponents.
Her biggest tournament win till date was on May 1, 2009, at the EPT in Monte Carlo where she won $700, 160 in the £25,000 + 500 European High-Roller Championship – No Limit Hold’em.