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Old 09-18-2017, 09:58 AM   #1
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Lack of a female presence on Poker Masters

Hello Friends,

Lately I have been getting more involved in the poker community, both playing and watching. Recently I subscribed to PokerGo and so far I enjoy a lot of the poker content. However, I have noticed that there hasnt been a single female player to make a final table at Poker Masters, or featured on the feature table on the first day. The only female presence we have seen or heard from is Maria Ho. While she is a badass and a great player herself, I would like to see some females on the felt and not just the sideline reporter role.

I hope we see a few female players during the $100K championship round. Personally I would like to see Vanessa Selbst mixing it up.

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Old 09-18-2017, 10:00 AM   #2
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Re: Lack of a female presence on Poker Masters

Theres not really a lot that can be done, apart from Vanessa there simply arent many females willing to spend a few hundred grand on a series of poker tournaments
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Old 09-18-2017, 12:49 PM   #3
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Re: Lack of a female presence on Poker Masters

Hopefully something will happen soon. I think women poker players playing in high roller events would be great for Poker!
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Old 09-20-2017, 06:33 PM   #4
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Re: Lack of a female presence on Poker Masters

I don't believe there was a single female entrant in any Poker Masters event. And I think there was exactly one woman who entered the $50k and $100k (One Drop) events at the WSOP this year (out of around 100 total entries in each). In the early days of the $50k HORSE, they got 7 female entries out of about 150.

It's certainly a sign a declining female presence in poker overall. But if you are looking to address this larger issue, I doubt that $50k+ buy-in tournaments are the place to start.
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Old 09-21-2017, 11:15 AM   #5
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Re: Lack of a female presence on Poker Masters

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I don't believe there was a single female entrant in any Poker Masters event. And I think there was exactly one woman who entered the $50k and $100k (One Drop) events at the WSOP this year (out of around 100 total entries in each). In the early days of the $50k HORSE, they got 7 female entries out of about 150.

It's certainly a sign a declining female presence in poker overall. But if you are looking to address this larger issue, I doubt that $50k+ buy-in tournaments are the place to start.
Hello Friend,

Why do you think the number of female poker players have decreased over the past 10 years? Seems strange that 7 females would play these high roller events, and now only 1.

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