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Kathy Liebert Looking to Finish Strong at WPT Canada

Written by:
Ace King
Published on:
Oct/15/2008
Kathy Liebert

With only 11 players left out of 454, one of the more recognizable names in poker, Kathy Liebert, was still among the top 10 chip leaders by Wednesday night.

The Nashville, Tennessee born, Long Island, New York raised poker pro is best known for being the first woman ever to win a tournament with a first prize of $1,000,000.

Liebert started her professional poker career as a prop player in Colorado. She would later go on to enter tournaments and she won the first Party Poker Million event in 2002 with its $1 million poker prize. Liebert's win also helped boost the Party Poker brand name.

As of 2008, she has one World Series of Poker (WSOP) bracelet and over $4,500,000 in live tournament winnings.

Chip leaders heading into Wednesday evening were as follows:

Matt Matros 2,250,000

Ryan Fisler 2,220,000

Marc Karam 1,800,000

Kathy Liebert 1,480,000

Gavin Smith 1,450,000

Glen Witmer 1,415,000

Erik Seidel 1,160,000

James Trenholm 797,000

Dominic Staniscia 695,000

Sam Greenwood 610,000

The prize pool is a whopping $4,403,800 CAD

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Ace King, Gambling911.com

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