..

Poker News: Maria Ho Nearly Makes History at 2011 World Series of Poker

Written by:
Ace King
Published on:
Jun/05/2011
Maria Ho

With only 13 women having won World Series of Poker bracelets in open events, Maria Ho was looking to become number 14 and the first female to win a no-limit hold’em event in Las Vegas.

She came close but no cigar.

Ho managed a second place finish to Allen Bari on Sunday in the $5000 buy-in NLHE.

Women who have won open events and World Series of Poker bracelets

Vera Richmond (1982, Limit Ace to Five Draw)

Barbara Enright (1996, Pot-limit HE)

Linda Johnson (1997, Razz)

Maria Stern (1997, seven-card stud)

Jerri Thomas (2000, seven-card stud)

Jennifer Harman (2000, no-limit 2-7 lowball; 2002 limit hold-em)

Nani Dollison (2001, limit hold-em)

Cyndy Violette (2004, seven-card Stud/8)

Kathy Liebert (2004, limit HE shootout)

Annie Duke (2004, $1,500 Omaha/8)

Katja Thater (2007, $1,500 Razz)

Annette Obrestad (2007, WSOP Europe Main Event)

Vanessa Selbst (2008, $1,500 PLO)

- Ace King, Gambling911.com

Poker News

Gambling 911 World Exclusive:   Matusow Responds to Accusation He's "Robbing" His Backers

Gambling 911 World Exclusive: Matusow Responds to Accusation He's "Robbing" His Backers

The "Mouth" issues a fiery profanity-laced response to these allegations. “They can suck a d***!”

Poker Player Fakes Cancer Diagnosis to Claim Free Tickets on ACR

Poker Player Fakes Cancer Diagnosis to Claim Free Tickets on ACR

Letter filled with multiple grammatical mistakes posted to the Web and player reportedly makes death threats to CEO, player ambassadors.

Americas Cardroom Boss to Stake 6 Players for $5 Million Venom in Fight Against Cancer

Americas Cardroom Boss to Stake 6 Players for $5 Million Venom in Fight Against Cancer

Americas Cardroom head honcho Phil Nagy vowed to stake 6 people to play in this week's Venom PKO online tournament with the profit split being half to the player and half to breast cancer awareness.

Suzie Zhao Murder Trial Delayed Until 2022: Poker Pro Burned Alive

Suzie Zhao Murder Trial Delayed Until 2022: Poker Pro Burned Alive

The new date has been set at January 3rd, 2022.  Jury selection was initially expected to take place this week in Oakland County, Michigan following two previous delays.

There is a Doyle Brunson Documentary Coming

According to a tweet from the ten-time World Series of Poker bracelet winner, a team have been filming for the last month with filming set to last "a lot longer".

Syndicate