Ladies First Event at the Malta Poker Festival Autumn Edition

4 months ago

It was a gorgeous event at the Malta Poker Festival with Katie Swift hosting the Ladies First tournament. A not-so-shabby turnout of 100 women entered with Elizabeth Reeves bagging a first-place win of €2,500. It was a fun evening filled with champaign and cards, what more could a girl ask for?

Ladies First Winner Elizabeth Reeves

Ladies First Winner – Elizabeth Reeves

The Final Table at the Ladies First Event

It was a strong final table at the ladies’ event with a few seasoned players taking their seats. The tournament was essentially a turbo event with 20-minute blinds, and the final table took about 90 minutes to complete. The game concluded in quick succession with third place Mary Kerr getting it in with 10c8d and being called by Qh2h. She didn’t improve and left the game with €1,160 for her efforts. In the very next hand, the money went all in again between the final two players, Jennifer Stodart and Elizabeth Reeves. Stodart was holding 9s9d and Reeves AsJd. The window card produced a Jh, and Stodart couldn’t find either of her two outers to take the hand back. Elizabeth Reeves, the overwhelming chip leader for much of the final table, walked away victorious with Stodart in second.

Ladies first final table
Place Name Prize
#1Elizabeth Reeves €2,500
#2Jennifer Stodart €1,720
#3Mary Kerr €1,160
#4Juliane Aram Papazian €850
#5Debbie Zammit €650
#6Asa Elisabeth Holmberg €500
#7Lisbeth Sunde €400
#8Kimberly B Kilroy €330
#9Franky Green €280
#10Olga Orlova €250
Juliane Aram Papazian

Juliane Aram Papazian with her signature card protectors

Mary Kerr Ladies First Poker

Third place winner – Mary Kerr

Jennifer Stodart ladies first poker

Second place winner – Jennifer Stodart

It was really a fantastic event, and I’m sure many of the ladies will look very forward to coming back next time for another amazing tournament. We look forward to seeing some of the friendly faces back next year. Katie Swift was ever the gracious host, giving encouragement and cheers throughout the night to all of the wonderful women taking part.

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