She is poker of Canadian origin. She has had remarkable poker history for some time. Kristen Bicknell has just stacked her profession with the best score by winning the 2019 poker masters event. She has also made history of being the first woman to ever triumph in the poker Masters Title. She was awarded $408,000 for the victory making her total career winnings in poker approximately $4.6 million.
Kristen Bicknell gained her victory of a huge competition which involved some top poker performers. She was among 51 players in Poker Masters field held in Las Vegas. She managed to be among the six players who went through to the day two final table. Finally, she emerged to be the top performer. The second position was taken by Kornuth who from United States who took home a lump sum of $267,500. Ali Imsirovic was at the third position while Andras Nemeth took fourth position taking home $178,500 and $127,000 respectively.
Unbelievably, Bicknell just entered this occasion spontaneously. After her triumph, Bicknell expressed that she felt fantastic for wining that event. She had taken part in the World Poker Tour occasion the previous week, and she did not feel content with her results. She later additionally that she wasn’t anticipating to participate in the Poker Masters event in Las Vegas. However, she extraordinarily pleased by how it turned out to be a victory.
The champion began 2019 perfectly after an impressive 2018. At the point when the Global Poker Index (GPI) put out their standings for 2018 toward the start of this current year, Bicknell bested the rundown in two or three classes. Not exclusively was she the top female player on the planet for 2018, she likewise pushed out Mike Leah for the best Canadian player irrespective of her gender. She has also participated in a number of poker tournaments giving positive and encouraging results. As we wait for the release of 2019 GPI rankings, we are strongly convinced that she will be amongst the standouts on the list.
Looking down into the history of Kristen Bicknell poker career, it started as an inspiration which she drew from Jennifer Harman a poker player by profession. She frequently watched her play. Bicknell started getting engaged in poker in her first year at college and began online playing in 2006.
She has been a real ultimate grinder considering number of hands she played online back in 2013 which led her to winning champion of Ladies No Limit Holde’em. In 2016, she signed with party poker and as well won No-Limit hold’em bounty event. In 2017, she got a total GPI points of 2627.75 making her the highest ranked female poker player in that year. Bicknell still pushed harder and appeared on Poker After Dark for ladies game named, “Femme Fatale” week. She also attended events in Australia and Uruguay, and won the APPT National High Roller in Macau.
Kristen Bicknell success in her poker career can clearly be attributed to her hand work, perseverance, and pushing against the odds despite the fact that is a woman.