Poker Powher celebrates Women’s History Month with free-to-play All-Women tourney

Poker Powher celebrates Women’s History Month with free-to-play All-Women tourney

Poker Powher, in cooperation with the World College Poker, will be hosting a free-to-play global women’s online poker tournament as part of the Women’s History Month celebration.

The All-Women Poker Tournament

The poker operator is inviting all women over the age of 18 to take part in an open tournament, which will be played via PokerStars on March 27, 2021. The top nine players would then advance to the final table for a chance at winning an exciting prize package.

The wines of tourney will get a vacation package to Cancun sponsored by, one-on-one lessons with top poker pros Jonathan Little of and World College Poker’s head coach Alex Fitzgerald. She will also gain access into a ladies-only poker night donated by Poker Powher.

The tournament will be streamed on YouTube, with poker pros Melanie Weisner and Xuan Liu doing the commentary. Poker Powher and World College Poker will also be hosting a poker 101 webinar on the latter’s YouTube channel to give players some pro tips before plunging into the battle.

Key People on the All-Women Tourney

Rebecca McAdam Willetts, associate director of consumer engagement and public relations at PokerStars, explained:

“We are very passionate about empowering women in poker and bringing more women to the game, so we are excited to host this one-of-a-kind tournament on and help pave the way for more women to get involved in the game.

“We have held numerous activities to shine a spotlight and celebrate our female community over the years including the launch of ‘Our Voices’ earlier this month, a female insights community for all women in poker to engage in discussion and give us feedback to help ensure the game is as inclusive and engaging as possible for every player.

“We know there’s an amazing community of women who love poker and we look forward to seeing everyone battling at the tables in conjunction with Poker Powher and World College Poker.”

Erin Lydon, managing director and general manager of Poker Powher, noted:

“Poker Powher is committed to helping women stack their skills through teaching and practicing the game of poker,”

“This tournament will bring leading female poker pros and teachers to the table to inspire women everywhere to play this game-changing card game.”

Craig Tapscott, co-founder of WCP, added:

“World College Poker is thrilled to work with Poker Powher to expand their reach globally with the upcoming tourney in honour of Women’s History Month. Together, we can flip the table on this male-dominated game and inspire dedicated female players to leave their mark.”

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