66-year-old part-time poker player Jacquelyn Scott bested a field of 795 players to lay hands on the coveted gold bracelet and the $153,876 first-place prize!
It was her first title and also her first-ever cash at the World Series of Poker. According to WSOP.com, Scott dominated play on the final day and brought a 4 to 1 chip lead to heads-up against Hope Williams, who she sent packing in a[...] Read more » Jacquelyn Scott Wins Event #53: $10,000/$1,000 Ladies No-Limit Hold'em Championship
Since this event had a discount for women it's not that hard to figure it out that the low turnout anywhere else is a direct result that many ladies have limited budget when it comes to WSOP buy-ins. They probably reserve 10k for the ME right out of the bat, and they pick and choose the rest of the tourneys they want to participate in - female pros probably make more money playing at the cashtables during this month than just playing on every tourney available IMO.
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