Ladies Events Discussion (Debate) thread
Not too long ago there was a thread where a female poker player (Katie Dozier) wrote an open letter to Pokerstars
for changing the "Sunday Million 9th Anniversary tournament" date to avoid conflict with international women's day, but unfortunately they changed the date to Mothers Day
In this open letter it also pointed out that Pokerstars had fewer women turn outs and events on Stars. Which include:
"•Fewer women’s tournaments and satellites on PokerStars than there used to be;
•Very limited participation by PokerStars Pros in the $55 Women’s Sunday, including many weeks with one or zero Red Spades playing, and the bounty on these players was removed;
•Perhaps consequently, the field size in the Women’s Sunday tournament has shrunk substantially;
•The Women’s Sunday final table write-up no longer exists;
•The freelance articles for PokerStars Women, which offered up unique perspectives from many different angles, have been cut"
I can't find the thread but here is the open letter:
Then back in February there was a Ladies event which had 22 men in the tournament. Six of whom cashed and one that actually went onto win the tournament
Then on June 6th 2015 the WSOP
is holding another $10,000 Buy-in MTT Ladies event where women get a 90% discount.
Women playing poker is also usually a popular topic with threads being created by both men and women on things such as:
So are you a fan of Ladies only events? Do you think they shouldn't be allowed for sexist discrimination or other reasons? Or do you like Ladies Events because they attract more women to the game or for other reasons?