WPA Celebrates Women in Poker with Virtual Ladies Week, Excellence Awards
Ruth Hall was honored as the 2019 Women’s Poker Association Player of the Year, and close two two dozen honorees received awards of merit during the WPA virtual gala, held last month.
Here’s a recap of the ceremony’s highlights, as well as the other goings-on during the WPA’s virtual Ladies Week celebrations.
When a Poker Girl Moves Up in Stakes
When you look around a poker room at the mid-stakes tables, there’s one thing you don’t see too much of, and that’s women. Amanda Botfeld, author of A Girl’s Guide to Poker, knows what it’s like to be “the odd one out.”
As someone who regularly sits at the $2/5 tables playing live cash games, Amanda shares what the experience is like, and puts the call out for other girls to join her at the poker tables.
The 5%: Why I Decided to Write A Girl’s Guide to Poker
D&B Poker has just released a new book entitled A Girl’s Guide to Poker. To mark its publication, the author, Amanda Botfeld, shares an exclusive look at how she got started in the game, and what it was that compelled her to write the book in the first place.