Casino games in general and poker in particular used to be dominated by men, but this trend has slowed down in recent years. Over the last two decades, the number of women poker player has grown and some of the top performers were admitted to the Poker Hall of Fame. There are plenty of superstar female poker players, but these five are some of the best-known and they deserve the time in the spotlight. According to the website Neue Casinos the most famous players are listed below.
This American poker player often spotted at Las Vegas casinos is one of the best-known and most liked female poker stars in history. She is the winner of two WSOP bracelets and she made a dozen final table appearances at the most important poker tournament in the world. Harman became famous to the wide audience after starring in the Poker After Dark and High Stakes Poker shows where she took on the best poker players in the world. Not only is she an exceptional poker player, but also a generous person, being involved in many charitable events.
Vanessa Rousso has earned her place among the best female poker players of all time and has unique names are “Pokerness” and “Lady Maverick”. Over the course of time she has won nearly $4 million and she was the image of prestigious brands such as GoDaddy and PokerStars. Vanessa is not only an exceptional player, but also a great teacher for those who want to learn the game. She shared some of her wisdom in the American Poker Player magazine, so she leads by example, as well as theory.
The best-known female poker player from the United Kingdom, Liv Boeree benefited from the teachings of Annie Duke, Phil Hellmuth and Dave Ulliott. The student was able to exceed the Masters in some events, as Liv has won a WSOP bracelet and an EPT championship. No other woman in poker can brag about such an accomplishment, not to mention that she won millions playing cash games. She was the proud recipient of many Female Player of the Year awards and is one of the most sexy poker players.
The Internet sensation took the online poker environment by storm in 2005 and 2006 when she crushed competition on PokerStars, UltimateBet and Full Tilt. With nearly $4 million won, she is an accomplished player, but one of her biggest accomplishments is the victory in the WSOP Europe Main event at the age of 19. She finished in the money on 10 other occasions and she has won a WSOP bracelet, while making deep runs in the European Poker Tour.
When it comes to money won, Vanessa Selbst is head and shoulders above her competitors, with nearly $12 million won. The American is frequently mentioned as the best female poker player of all times, with three WSOP bracelets, twenty money finishes and multiple final tables. In addition to being a great poker player, she is also a bright person, with a JD from Yale University.