Annie Duke, who has earned $3,630,164, can challenge the most inveterate skeptics. She cashed out in WSOP tournaments for 35 times, in 13 of which she reached the final table. Duke won the first bracelet in Omaha Hi-Lo with a buy-in $2,000 in 2004. Today, she prefers mixed tournaments demonstrating there an excellent game.
Mimi Tran has won $1,460,342 in professional poker tournaments. Her earnings from playing at high stakes cash tables are much more. She has participated 18 times at the WSOP, for four times she got to the final table in No Limit Holdem and Seven Card Stud. Also she regularly played in WPT tournaments, where the largest amount she won counts $472,228 for third place in 2006.
Clonie Gowen received nearly $1 million in 2008 taking part in tournaments. That year Cloney was the winner of Bellagio Cup No-Limit Holdem with buy-in $5,000 and World Poker Open Championship in Tunis. Also, she was awarded the title in a televised poker show Â«Poker after DarkÂ». Among other things, Gowen took 10th place in the WPT Doyle Brunson Five Diamond Classic and 32nd position in the Aussie Millions Main Event in 2009.
Lucy Rokach is known for her consistent victories in a variety of poker tournaments. Her winnings add up to $1,285,417. For 15 years she earned her place in poker community preferring to play in tournaments with small buy-ins. From time to time, Lucy takes part in the WSOP; 6 times she left the tournament with prizes and twice fought for the first place at the final table. Today, Rokach mainly participates in tournaments held in the UK.
Cindy Violet is another great female poker player. In 2004 she became an owner of her first WSOP bracelet after victory in the Seven-Card Stud Hi-Low with buy-in of $1,000. Poker fans remember, as Cindy dislodged Erik Seidel at the WSOP No Limit Holdem in 2007. Cindy took part in Â«Poker after DarkÂ», Â«The Poker Superstars InvitationalÂ» and Â«Poker RoyaleÂ» shows. Today, Cindy is a member of the Full Tilt professional poker team and often plays at tables with limits of $100 / $200 in LA's Commerce Casino.
Certainly, it is not all women who contributed to the development of female poker. Every day brings new and fresh talented players who are making great achievements and big victories.