In breaking down the Participant of the Yr race for each the CardPlayer Journal and the International Poker Index, it did cross our minds– how is the race for females in poker? There is only one” predominant” Women’ Participant of the Yr race, and it’s a doozy as a number of vital names stay in competition. Who exists, you ask? Effectively, a earlier Girls’s POY, the safeguarding champ, and a number of different noteworthy names have truly made the High Ten. Kristen Foxen Has a Tentative Lead
A earlier winner of that award, Kristen Foxen, is sitting on the prime of the International Poker Index Women’ Participant of the Yr race. Whereas her different half Alex is preventing for the overall POY, Kristen is enjoying some distinctive poker in her personal. So far within the 2023 competitors poker season, Kristen has truly had the flexibility to gather 2797.68 factors, with a deep run within the Seminole Arduous Rock Poker Open’s $1000 Deep Stack appearing as what pressed her into the lead (a 300-point award for her runner up floor).
That would not have truly agreed with the person she handed, the 2021 Women’ Participant of the Yr Nadya Magnus. Magnus likewise had a very nice carry out on the SHRPO, making a substantial portion of factors (363.7) for her seventh-place floor within the Championship Occasion. Even together with a deep floor within the PokerStars North American Poker Tour’s Excessive Curler event (seventh location, 183.5 factors) wasn’t sufficient to maneuver Nadya to the highest, nonetheless she is poised in 2nd with 2501.41 factors.
The third-place slot on the leaderboard is held by veteran skilled Kitty Kuo. She hasn’t cashed in a contest contemplating that August, Kitty has truly constructed up sufficient factors that she slots in on the # 3 place. Cat was likewise the recipient of some fortune on the SHRPO, making a fourth-place floor within the Championship Occasion to press her to 2222.79 factors.
The Pack stays in Pursuit
A variety of players stay in pursuit of this trio that, with one big floor within the subsequent month, may thrust their names into the combo for POY.
Topping that checklist is Victoria Livschitz. After dealing with the younger boys all through the Poker Masters collection (2 final tables, 2 fifth-place surfaces), Victoria eliminated for the Mediterranean and the European Poker Tour Cyprus. Whereas there, she used 3 more cash which have truly had the flexibility to maneuver her into the fourth-place place.
fifth location is a gamer who has truly at present revealed she will originate from behind, the safeguarding Women’ Participant of the Yr Cherish Andrews. Andrews, who recorded the 2022 Women’ POY in a stirring model on the WPT World Championship in passing one other woman on this checklist, has truly not contributed to her statistics provided that she dipped into the Maryland State Poker Championship’s Important Occasion in August, stays within the fifth-place place with 2079.64 factors.
Angela Jordison, the gamer that Andrews handed in 2022 for the Women’ POY, is itching to stand up the ladder to assert one thing that she most certainly feels she must have gained in 2015. She’s been making a visit of the WSOP Circuit, Run Good Poker Collection, and the Michigan State Poker Championship in an effort to amass factors in the direction of the Women’ POY, nonetheless she hasn’t had the flexibility to incorporate any point out her sixth-place 2075.64 general resulting from the truth that the events merely aren’t sufficiently big.
Right here’s a breakdown of the High Ten, who all have a shot on the International Poker Index Women’ Participant of the Yr title– IF they get on a superb run over the subsequent 5 weeks.1. Kristen Foxen, 2797.68 factors
2. Nadya Magnus, 2501.41
3. Cat Kuo, 2222.79
4. Victoria Livschitz, 2159.86
5. Cherish Andrews, 2079.64 *
6. Angela Jordison, 2075.64
7. Cecile Ticherfatine, 2014.19
8. Loni Harwood, 1906.62
9. Debbie Lee, 1784.02
10. Hong Pham, 1702.34
(*– safeguarding POY)
With the WPT and the EPT each holding big competitors celebrations over the subsequent month (and each have Women’ events), there are possibilities for players to rise the leaderboard. It’ll take an enormous ranking, nonetheless, for amongst these players on the decrease rungs of the ladder to make a go to the High 5 and/or knock off Foxen for the title.