Poker Greats Playing Card Deck: The Queens

[SS] “The Queens are the Women”, Stan the Stat indicated. “Here are the Queens:1

Annie Duke – Women

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Annie Duke

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Annie Duke – Women
Born: 1965/09/13 (Concord, NH)
WSOP Main Event: 10th (2000)
WSOP Bracelets: 1
WSOP Cashes: 38
WPT Titles: 0
Live Earnings: $4,270,548
Quote: “To emphasize your femininity, giggle girlishly when you win pots. Check-raise them at every opportunity. Show them your bluffs. They already don’t like you. Why not completely piss them off?… It worked for me.” — Annie Duke.
  • Finished 10th in the 2000 WSOP Main Event while eight months pregnant.
  • Won the 2004 World Series of Poker Tournament of Champions for $2,000,000, ahead of Phil Hellmuth and her brother Howard Lederer.

Barbara Enright – Women

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Barbara Enright

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Barbara Enright – Women
Born: 1949/08/18 (Los Angeles, CA)
WSOP Main Event: 5th (1995)
WSOP Bracelets: 3
WSOP Cashes: 17
WPT Titles: 0
Live Earnings: $1,586,594
Poker
Hall of Fame
2007
Quote: “I don’t look at gender. I’m just another poker player. Just doing the best I can.” — Barbara Enright (2010).
  • Only woman to reach the WSOP Main Event final table (5th in 1995).
  • First woman to win an open WSOP event, the 1996 $2,500 Pot Limit Hold ‘Em for her third bracelet after taking down two Ladies’ titles.

Nani Dollison – Women

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Nani Dollison

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Nani Dollison – Women
Born: 1953 (Korea)
WSOP Main Event: 115th (2005)
WSOP Bracelets: 3
WSOP Cashes: 8
WPT Titles: 0
Live Earnings: $776,992
Quote: “I don’t have a college degree, so I thought that poker might be something that I could be successful at without having to be highly educated. I have found that you can be a winning player if you don’t get too cocky about your success.” — Nani Dollison (June 22, 2001 CardPlayer interview).
  • Won the 2001 $2,000 Limit Hold ‘Em event for $441,440, becoming the all-time WSOP women’s money leader.
  • Won the Ladies’ Championship in both 2000 and 2001 in Limit Hold ‘Em and 7-Card Stud.

Vanessa Selbst – Women

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Vanessa Selbst

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Vanessa Selbst – Women
Born: 1984/07/09 (Brooklyn, NY)
WSOP Main Event: 73rd (2012)
WSOP Bracelets: 3
WSOP Cashes: 27
WPT Titles: 0
Live Earnings: $11,833,780
Quote: “I tried to not be a poker player. I thought that I was just going to be a lawyer, and then I went on to win a couple of tournaments and figured maybe I can make this work.” — Vanessa Selbst (2014 phone interview).
  • Won the 2013 PCA $25,000 High Roller for $1,424,420 to become the all-time leading female money winner.
  • Only female to win three WSOP bracelets in open events.

Footnotes:

  1. Other top Women include Barbara Freer, Linda Johnson, Maria Ho, et al.

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    Stats current as of October 24, 2016.

    See the first Poker Greats post for more information about these playing cards.

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