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PokerStars Women

It’s a woman’s game

Real money players at Poker Stars – 10.5% female

Top Countries for female players*

  • New Zealand 15.2%
  • Canada – 13.8%
  • Estonia – 12.3%
  • China – 15.2%
  • Romania – 13.8%
  • Argentina – 11.5%
  • Hungary – 13.9%
  • Taiwan – 12.7%
  • Colombia – 11.3%
  • Australia – 13.9%
  • Bulgaria – 12.6%
  • France – 11.2%

Vanessa Selbst

Human rights activist, law graduate. The most successful female tournament player of all time with $7 million in love tournament winnings.

  • Nationality: American
  • Education: Political science degree, and graduated from Yale Law School in 2012.
  • Favourite Sport: Tennis
  • Hobbies: Cooking, Playing with my dogs
  • Secret Weapon: Fearlessness
  • Greatest Success: Beating Daniel Negreanu for $200 on the golf course and winning the WSOP 10-Game bracelet after learning the games in a short period of time.
  • PokerStars name: V.Selbst

Vanessa Rousso

Adrenaline junkie who enjoys skydiving and bungee-jumping. Also produces her own dance music. Has more than $3 million in love tournament winnings.

  • Nationality: Dual French / American
  • Education: Economics and political science from Duke University
  • Favourite Sport: Basketball
  • Hobbies: Producing electronic dance music and DJing.
  • Secret Weapon: Getting enough sleep to ensure my mind is sharp.
  • Greatest Success: Winning the European Poker Tour High Roller Tournament in Monte Carlo for almost $1 million.
  • PokerStars name: LadyMaverick

Liv Boeree

Heavy metal fan, physics graduate, model and TV presenter. Has more than $2 million in live tournament winnings.

  • Nationality: British
  • Education: First class degree in Physics with Astrophysics from Manchester University.
  • Favourite Sport: Skiing and climbing
  • Hobbies: Playing electric guitar
  • Secret Weapon: None of my weapons are secret 🙂
  • Greatest Success: Winning the European Poker Tour Sanremo Event for $1.7 million
  • PokerStars Name: Liv Boeree

Giada Fang

Learned to play while recovering from a motorbike accident. She started with play money, and went onto become on of Italy’s best female players.

  • Nationality: Italian
  • Education: Degree in medicine from La Sapienza University of Rome.
  • Favourite Sport: Board sports (snowboarding, surfing, windsurfing)
  • Hobbies: Extreme sports and cats
  • Secret Weapon: My Eyes
  • Greatest Success: First woman in Europe to become supernova Elite – the highest status for an online player at Pokerstars.
  • PokerStars Name: CatSniper84

Fastest Growing Countries for Real Money Female Players**

  • Bulgaria – 23.8%
  • Estonia – 23.7%
  • Taiwan – 22.8%
  • Hungary – 21.9%
  • Romania – 21.1%
  • Latvia – 20.4%
  • Venezuela – 19.2%
  • France 19%
  • Colombia – 17%
  • Philippines – 16.9%
  • Czech Rep. – 16.4%
  • Belgium – 16.1%
  • Canada – 16%
  • Italy – 16%

*PokerStars active real money players January 2013
** New female players registered at PokeStars during January 2013
Women’s All-Time Money List: http://pokerdb.thehendonmob.com/ranking/137

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