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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.

Ask the Poker Experts: For Ladies Transitioning from Tournaments to Cash Games

After dipping their toes into poker for the first time via Ladies-only tournaments, many women might be interested into transitioning into cash game play.

In this latest installment of our ongoing Ask the Poker Experts series, poker veterans Marle Cordeiro, Vanessa Kade, Sofia Lovgren, and Jennifer Tilly share their advice, which surely has the potential to prove instructive.

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.