Alexis Sterner is one of nine finalists who have been shortlisted to potentially win a Platinum Pass as part of PokerStars’ International Women’s Day competition.
We caught up with the registered nurse and poker player for a Q&A on what it’s like to have a shot at the big prize and to get her thoughts on women in poker.
The new movie Poker Queens depicts what it’s like to be a women in the poker world. Director Sandra Mohr tells a uniquely interesting tale, which includes interviews with numerous top female poker players. Here’s our review of the movie.
As March 2020 comes to a close, we track the leading ladies of the live poker scene to see how they’ve ranked as far as the Global Poker Index Female Player of the Year leaderboard is concerned.
Kudos to PokerStars for continuing to advocate for increased women’s involvement in poker. They’ve just announced a second ladies-exclusive initiative giving the poker community the opportunity to nominate inspiring, impactful women for the chance to win a Platinum Pass to the 2020 PSPC in Barcelona.
It’s a promotion guaranteed to stir positivity and highlight the great women who promote the game we love. Half a dozen such women will be gathered together at a future live event for a Sit N’ Go to determine which lucky lady will get the Pass.
Veteran poker writer Jennifer Newell reviews Amanda Botfeld’s A Girl’s Guide to Poker. A fabulous book, solidly formatted that equips a beginner with everything needed to head out to their local brick and mortar poker room. A great read for men and women alike!
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.