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The Weekly Turbo: Women Win Big

Weekly Turbo: Women win big
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  • This one's for the girls.

May is here like a force. This week, women topped our site, winning big. Who run the world?

You better believe it.

The Winner's Circle

Maria Lampropulos

Maria Lampropulos won the partypokerLIVE MILLIONS Dusk Till Dawn Main Event for £1,000,000, a historic feat.

Vanessa Truong won one of the biggest WSOPC events of the year, WSOP Circuit Cherokee Main Event, for $318,646.

Ole Schemion won the PokerStars Championship Presented by Monte-Carlo Casino® €10K for €274,750.

Long-time poker vet Kenna James made headlines again after a tournament victory last Sunday, collecting his second career Wynn trophy in the third installment of the Wynn Signature Weekend.

"Drudz777" won the PokerStars Sunday Million this week and banked $133,595 after a heads-up deal.

The Game Changers

WPT

Top WPT officials shared their visions for the future of the company, which include global expansion and player experience, before assembled media.

Jamie Kerstetter is joining Team ASPCA for the TCS New York City Marathon in November and raising $5,000 for millions of animals nationwide.

Mixed games have Daniel Negreanu putting in extra work away from the tables to sharpen his game.

Patrik Antonius isn't traveling much anymore, so he's bringing poker to Monaco. Literally.

A $100,000 guaranteed tournament that costs nothing to enter? That'll be the 888poker Meteor.

Currently in Canada: Ari Engel still tops Canadian charts and Sam Chartier has moved in fifth spot on the GPI top 10 list.

Poker is an unlikely obsession for a Georgetown socialite and writer, but Jane Hitchcock is both of those things and she's been playing for eight years.

Cambodia has a fairly lucrative underground scene for poker players.

Poker & Pop Culture: The club in "California Split" is so realistic, even gamblers were fooled, says writer Joseph Walsh.

Global Poker Index: Nick Petrangelo stays atop the overall GPI rankings while Bryn Kenney still leads the 2017 POY race. Maria Lampropulos makes the GPI Top 300 debut after partypokerLIVE MILLIONS Dusk Till Dawn victory.

Dzmitry Urbanovich is the latest big name to join partypoker's stable of sponsored pros.

Jason Mercier plans to teach his son some poker tricks. He's on the grind until then.

March Madness fuels revenue increase for Nevada casinos, with slots and blackjack helping, too. Both Wynn Resorts and Las Vegas Sands post 1Q revenue increases, thanks in part to Macau rebound.

Take Matters Into Your Own Hands

Chips

Open-limping preflop is often wrong when online, but low-stakes cash games are a different story.

Learn how to remain even-keeled and mentally strong whether on a heater or suffering a downswing.

Take your shot at the partypoker Grand Prix Poker Tour at the Playground Poker Club. It's coming back with a $500,000 guarantee.

Play in the Grand Prix Wrap-Up for free.

Playing stud at this summer's WSOP? Understand why the structures encourage action — and aggression.

After flopping a full house, Jonathan Little talks sizing bets effectively and extracting value.

100 packages worth $12,000 each are to be won during the partypoker Las Vegas Poker Party.

A guaranteed prize pool of £250,000 is up for grabs for only £120 in the 2017 GUKPT Goliath.

Discover how you can claim a $2,500 bonus and play in $10,000 worth of freerolls at TigerGaming.

Tight is generally right early in sit & go, but be aggressive and value bet strong hands.

888poker launched a new promotion recently, allowing poker fans who post on social media an opportunity to snag VIP backstage passes to the Super High Roller Bowl at ARIA Hotel & Resort.

You can qualify into Powerfest events at partypoker for as low as $0.01.

Play for a share of a guaranteed €150,000 in the Grand Prix Dublin Main Event this week.

The German Poker Days at King's Casino is a low limit tournament player's paradise.

Join the points race between April 3 and May 6 and a superb prize could be yours at William Hill Poker: You could go to Vegas.

Visit Poker Coaching and play a hand with Jonathan Little while taking an interactive poker quiz.

Check Tape

The Weekly Turbo: Women Win Big 101
Jordan Young, Matt Berkey and Christian Soto

Matt Berkey, Jordan Young and Christian Soto of the Solve For Why academy debut a smart new poker vlog.

Two minutes with Nick Petrangelo sponsored by KO Watches leads to questions like, "Do you believe in aliens?"

This week on the PokerNews Podcast, uber grinders Maurice Hawkins ‏and Ari Engel talk shop.

Here's a blast from the past to a win before the mango with Steve O'Dwyer.

A look at the city surrounding PokerStars Championship presented by Monte-Carlo Casino®.

Bertrand "ElkY" Grospellier has a brand new nose.

If anything, Kevin Hart is active on social media. So when he arrived at PokerStars Championship Monte Carlo, he kept us updated.

And now, introducing the Bryn Kenney Prop Bet Diet!

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