Vanessa Kade

Vanessa Kade
GPI rank: 1017
Total Live Earnings: $1,109,870
Nationality:
Canada Canada
Last Seen in: 2023 Wynn Millions
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Biography

Vanessa Kade is a Canadian poker player who rose to prominence when she won the 15th anniversary PokerStars Sunday Million for $1.5 million. In addition to the career-best seven-figure score, Kade has picked up over a million in live tournament earnings.

Formerly a video game designer, Kade turned to poker full time and played primarily online while streaming on Twitch. In March 2021, Kade, playing under the username "Niffller," took down the Sunday Million 15th Anniversary after getting through a massive field of 69,876 players, in what Kade called "the best day of my life."

Kade came close to topping that score in March 2022 when she finished fourth in the Wynn Millions Main Event for $527,481, while the top prize of $1.6 million went to Tony Sinishtaj.

Many of Kade's biggest cashes have come on the high-roller PokerGO Tour trail. In June 2021, Kade finished found fourth and fifth-place finishes in US Poker Open events for respective cashes of $94,050 and $138,000.

The Canadian has also done well at the World Series of Poker (WSOP), finishing 10th in a $5,000 NLH event at the 2022 WSOP for $33,300. The previous year, Kade finished 19th in a similar $5,000 NLH event for $21,838.

As far as World Poker Tour (WPT) cashes go, Kade finished 68th in the 2021 WPT Five Diamond World Poker Classic in Las Vegas for $21,045.

Vanessa Kade's Top Five Live Cashes

 DATEBUY-INTOURNAMENTPLACEPRIZE (IN USD)
 March 2022$10,000Wynn Millions Main Event4th$527,481
 June 2021$25,000USPO NLH5th$138,000
 June 2021$10,000USPO NLH4th$94,050
 July 2022$5,000WSOP Event #87: NLH10th$33,300
 July 2021$10,000PokerGO Cup NLH7th$33,000

PokerNews Covered Events

Event Place Prize
2023 Wynn Millions
$3,500 Main Event
113th $9,506
2022 WSOP Online
Event #29: $1,000 NLH Championship
32nd $2,878
2022 WSOP Online
Event #28: $365 NLH Monster Stack
3rd $23,890
2022 World Series of Poker
Event #87: $5,000 8-Handed No-Limit Hold'em
10th $33,300
2022 World Series of Poker
Event #66: $1,000 Mini Main Event
403rd $2,597
2022 World Series of Poker
Event #37: $1,500 MILLIONAIRE MAKER No-Limit Hold'em
769th $3,000
2022 World Series of Poker
Event #33: $3,000 6-Handed No-Limit Hold'em
21st $25,832
2022 World Series of Poker
Event #11: $600 No-Limit Hold'em Deepstack
255th $1,853
2022 Wynn Millions
$10,000 Main Event [$10,000,000 GTD]
4th $527,481
2021 World Series of Poker
Event #25: $5,000 6-Handed No-Limit Hold'em
19th $21,838
2021 World Series of Poker
Event #17: $1,500 MILLIONAIRE MAKER No-Limit Hold'em
75th $9,805
2021 World Series of Poker
Event #15: $1,500 6-Handed No-Limit Hold'em
162nd $2,627
2021 World Series of Poker
Event #10: $1,000 Super Turbo Bounty No-Limit Hold'em
227th $1,065
2021 WSOP.com Online Bracelet Events
Event #9: $400 NLH 6-Max
20th $2,366
2021 PokerGO Cup
Event #1: $10,000 No Limit Hold'em
7th $33,000
2021 WSOP.com Online Bracelet Events
Event #1: $500 NLH Big 500 Kick-Off
99th $919
2021 US Poker Open
Event #11: $25,000 No-Limit Hold'em
5th $138,000
2021 US Poker Open
Event #9: $10,000 No-Limit Hold'em
4th $94,050
2020 GGPoker WSOP Online Bracelet Events
Event #77: $5,000 No Limit Hold'em Main Event, $25M GTD
510th $14,634
2020 GGPoker WSOP Online Bracelet Events
Event #68: $500 Deepstack No-Limit Hold'em
243rd $1,187
2020 GGPoker WSOP Online Bracelet Events
Event #60: $525 Bounty No Limit Hold'em 6-Handed
305th $680
2020 WSOP.com Online Bracelet Events
Event #21: $777 No-Limit Hold'em 6-Handed
55th $2,001
2020 WSOP.com Online Bracelet Events
Event #19: $400 No-Limit Hold'em
129th $1,099
2020 WSOP.com Online Bracelet Events
Event #17: $777 No-Limit Hold'em
42nd $3,482
2020 WSOP.com Online Bracelet Events
Event #11: $500 No-Limit Hold'em Turbo Deepstack 6-Handed
171st $913
2020 RunGood Poker Series Downstream Casino
$575 Main Event
17th $1,858
Run It Up Reno IX
$600 Main Event
12th $5,400
Run It Up Reno IX
$440 Mini Main Event
19th $1,625
2019 World Series of Poker
Event #75: $1,000+111 Little One for One Drop No-Limit Hold'em
904th $1,500
2019 World Series of Poker
Event #47: $1,000/$10,000 Ladies No-Limit Hold'em Championship
14th $7,311
2019 World Series of Poker
Event #34: $1,000 Double Stack No-Limit Hold'em
577th $1,975
2019 World Series of Poker
Event #28: $1,000 No-Limit Hold'em
144th $2,410
2019 World Series of Poker
Event #19: Millionaire Maker - $1,500 No-Limit Hold'em
784th $2,886
2017 World Series of Poker
Event #60: $888 Crazy Eights No-Limit Hold'em 8-Handed
270th $4,156
2017 World Series of Poker
Event #63: $1,000 No-Limit Hold'em
73rd $2,889
2014 World Series of Poker
Event #26: $1,500 No-Limit Hold'em
125th $3,098
2013 World Series of Poker
Event #51: $10,000 Ladies No-Limit Hold'em Championship
62nd $2,738

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