The poker world seems to be a world of men if you look at it from a distance. When you come closer and start meeting the big names of this game, you will encounter beautiful and intelligent women who will surprise you in a very good way.
Fatima Moreira de Melo
She is a former Dutch field hockey player with a great career in this sport, crowned by an Olympic gold medal won in 2008. She sings beautifully and she has a masters degree in Law. As a poker player, she belongs to the Team PokerStars: Sportstars. She plays tournaments, but she also likes the Spin &
A Taiwanese American poker player, television personality and host, she is known as one of the top-ranked female poker players in the world. This year Maria Ho sat at the WSOPE Main Event and here is a great hand that she played and made waves with.
Selbst is an American professional poker player and the only woman to ever reach the number one ranking in the world on the Global Poker Index. With a master degree in Law, she has over 10 million dollars in live poker tournament earnings and is a member of Team Pokerstars Pro, where she plays under the username "V. Selbst". Here you can see her in action.
Olivia "Liv" Boeree
Boeree is a poker player, television presenter and speaker. She is a World Series of Poker and 2010 European Poker Tour champion and she is the only female player in history to hold both titles. Born in Kent, Boeree studied at Ashford School before going on to earn a First Class Honours degree in Physics with Astrophysics at the University of Manchester.
Abernathy plays online under the nickname
Did you enjoy your break? Did you learn anything? Now go back to your tables and be brave!