Poker Resources for Women
Women Only Please!
Women seeking poker action are able to find literally thousands of sites available out there that cater to all players, regardless of their skill level, bankroll size – or sex.
However, female poker players will be pleased to note that there are a number of resources available to them to help them get a head start in the game.
Woman Poker Player Magazine
This online magazine is aimed at women poker players only and covers a wide range of interesting topics at every level. The magazine features professional female poker players who make an impact on the industry and serve as a role model to others players. The magazine also features articles on lifestyle and entertainment that men and women can enjoy. The Poker News section on the site provides a refreshing look at what’s hot in the poker world from a female perspective.
Women’s Poker Club
This is a great website that covers articles and events in the female poker world. The site works on a membership basis and has over 3,000 players from around the world. Women’s Poker Club has been featured in Time Magazine in an article about the growth of women in the poker world and is a recommended poker resource of Bluff Magazine. For women looking for news, reviews and even classified ads, WPC is a one stop shop for all their needs.
Book: The Badass Girl’s Guide to Poker
This book, written by Toby Leah Bochan, is one of the classic books available for females, and creates an easy to use guide in clear, simple terms for absolute novices. The book examines how being a female player can actually help around the poker table. While it is not the only book for women players, it is still one of the most sought after.
Book: Annie Duke: How I Raised, Folded, Bluffed, Flirted, Cursed and Won Millions
Considered more an inspirational work than a poker guide, Annie Duke’s autobiography has spurned countless female players to let go of their inhibitions and try out their poker skills in competitions and tournaments. The book outlines Annie Duke’s life story – from her childhood with her equally famous poker player brother Howard Lederer, and her climb up the professional poker rungs from the very bottom until she finally won her first World Series of Poker bracelet. This book is one of the best resources for women poker players.
Book: Women’s Poker Night
The synopsis of this book reads: “Featuring contributions from circuit pros, rising stars and avid amateurs, this collection of empowering, entertaining and candid stories and personal anecdotes, presents by the publisher of Woman Poker Player, reveals how far women poker players have come. Original.” For players looking for more inspiration through a collection of poker stories written by female players for female players, this is the perfect book.