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What the Flop? | Poker Field of Dreams: If you build it, they will come

For years poker officials have been pining for more women to get into the game. It’s certain that a new poker boom would occur if the “other” 50% of the population would start taking more seats at the felt, but how to get them there in the first place remains a mystery,,,

Not so, opines Christina Bradfield. It could be something as simple as beginning to cater to what women want from their poker experience, or incentivizing them appropriately. Her suggestions are pretty darn good, too!

RANT: CALLING OURSELVES OUT ON THE WOMEN IN POKER ISSUE

Why the fuck should anyone be drawing any attention to a photoshoot and video of a poker player surrounded by a dozen naked women in 2019?

The next generation of players and poker fans are watching us. This is what they’re seeing and learning. One day our kids will see this. What would you say to them?

Aren’t you a little embarrassed that this is the hot topic in poker right now?We’re better than this. Let’s grow a pair and act like it.

Staking Satellites: Bringing More Women to the Felt

Bringing more women into poker has long been an industry goal, but Poker League of Nations (PLON) aims to bring more poker to women specifically via staging staking satellites.

This article takes a closer look at what those are and how they work, as well as how they’re enabling more women to participate in the game we all love and even win their way to a shot at the WSOP Main Event.

5 Reasons to Invite Women to Your Next Home Poker Game

Home games are the epitome of grassroots love for the game. Good times, a fun environment, and right in your own backyard (or living room, basement, etc.) What better venue than a home poker game to invite women to in order to try and bring more ladies to the game?

There are plenty of great reasons to invite women to your next home poker game. Here’s a list of the top five we came up with.

Women in Poker: A Senior’s Perspective

Nonagenarian George Epstein has some unique experience as far as poker is concerned. He began a unique initiative that brought over 200 senior citizens into the game for the first time. The unique nugget: there were exactly as many women as men in the group he formed!

He’s got some interesting suggestions for how to try and bring more women into the game, so it’s worth paying attention to the words of Cardplayer Lifestyle’s Senior contributor.

Reflecting on the Inaugural WPT Women’s Poker Summit, with Angelica Hael

The inaugural WPT Women’s Poker Summit took place on August 26 at the Bicycle Casino in Los Angeles, and has been hailed by many as a success. We spoke with World Poker Tour’s Vice President of Global Tour Management Angelica Hael, who spearheaded the event, to hear what went down and get her thoughts on what actions the participants and greater poker community can take to increase women’s participation in poker.