Meet the Top ‘She ‘ Poker Stars
You all know that there is no field in this world now that has remain untouched by the beautiful females. Same goes for Poker games too. Earlier Poker was reserved for men only but it is surprising to know that our female counterparts are fast moving ahead with times in Poker tournaments and also claiming Millionaire awards.
From crushing major live poker tournaments to playing key roles in the poker industry, women are making major contributions to the poker world. And their presence is only getting stronger. Here let us meet some of these beautiful Poker ladies who became a star of the Poker show.
Vanessa Selbst has won more money through live tournament poker than any other woman till date. Selbst, has earned over $9.6m in an eight-year career that has seen her secure seven-figure scores on two separate occasions. Her biggest win was in 2010 when she pocketed $1.8m for her victory at the Partouche Poker Tour in France.
Selbst is currently ranked seventh in the Global Poker Index (GPI) Top 300 and has already earned $1.4m in the first two months of 2014.
Olivia “Liv” Boeree is a poker player, TV presenter and model from England who won the 2010 European Poker Tour in Sanremo. Liv Boeree British superstar won the $1.7m first-place prize at the European Poker Tour Main Event. The heavy metal loving astrophysics graduate has found it difficult to find the right blend of skill and fortune since that groundbreaking victory, however, but the most commonly photographed female player on the European circuit has started taking $165,000 in live tournament earnings after impressive performances at the Caribbean Adventure, The United Kingdom & Ireland Poker Tour Edinburgh and The Aussie Millions.
Kara Scott is the hardest working woman in poker. Kara Scott is a Canadian TV personality, journalist and poker player. She was born in northern Alberta, Canada. Her ambassadorial role at online poker giant PartyPoker means that she is never far away from the glare of the TV cameras, whether she is playing on the felt or acting in the role of sideline reporter or TV presenter.
Scott is also an integral part of ESPN’s coverage of the World Series of Poker and combines a grueling filming and playing schedule without a hair out of place.Scott’s recent performances on the felt have been the most successful of her career, and it won’t be too long before she is experiencing the same sort of success she experienced back in 2009 when many believed she was unfortunate not to win the Irish Open when she finished second for $413,000.
This Spanish poker earned just shy of $1 million in live tournaments. Her biggest score to date came when she won the 2013 Hollywood Poker Open for $320,000. Marquez is a feared competitor. She plays every form of poker imaginable and is equally adept in both cash-games and tournaments. In 2013 she won the honour of Europe’s Leading Lady at the GPI European Poker Awards.
Ebony Kenney got her first big break when she was selected as a World Poker Tour One to Watch in 2012.Kenney isn’t just a hot shot at the tables. The Floridian is also a model, full-time mother, and has been signed by the Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) outfit Fighters Source to act as their host/sideline reporter. Kenney has won close to $200,000 in live tournament earnings including a recent 10 place finish at the WPT Main Event in St Kitts recently.