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The world of poker is thought to be dominated by males, and for many years, that was the case. But, with the rise of online poker and how accessible it is to anybody, a substantial female player base has arisen.
However, don’t allow the looks of these poker babes to fool you, as they will take you for every chip at the poker table. Liv Boeree is one of, if not the best female poker players in the world in 2023, with career winnings exceeding $3.8 million. There are loads of famous female poker players now that are really bringing the game to the attention of the masses. A lot of the ladies featuring in our list are professional women poker players and play for a living.
We run down the 20 hottest and sexiest female poker players on the planet. If you think we have this totally wrong and believe you can do better, then why not send us your list on Twitter @Gamble_USA
So here they are, the hottest female poker players of 2023.
#20 Maria Ho (USA)
Not only one of the hottest poker players in the world but also one of the greatest.
Born in Taipei, Taiwan, but residing in Los Angeles, California, Maria Ho has earned a total of over $4,000,000 over her illustrious hall-of-fame poker career with no signs of slowing down anytime soon.
Total Earnings – $4,074,271
Best Live Cash Amount – $540,020
All-Time Earning Rank – 341st
#19 Melanie Weisner (USA)
Born In Houston, Texas, Weisner was a student at the University of New York, where her brother introduced her to poker. After earning $400,000 playing part-time as a student, Weisner pursued poker full-time and has gone on to earn over $850k.
Total Career Earnings – $878,719
Best Live Cash Amount – $51,820
All-Time Earnings Rank – 2,360th
#18 Erika Moutinho (USA)
Hailing from Easton, Connecticut, Moutinho found success in the early 2010s with over $200,000 earnings in 2010 alone before she retired from poker in 2014.
Total Career Earnings – $258,817
Best Live Cash Amount – $242,636
All-Time Earnings Rank – 8,631st
#17 Valerie Ross (Canada)
One of the more famous names to come out of Canada is Valerie Ross. Success in the early 2010s set up a small era of dominance in the mid-2010s, where Ross took considerable winnings from both the World Series of Poker & World Poker Tour.
Total Career Earnings – $63,524
Best Live Cash Amount – $18,109
All-Time Earnings Rank – 31,822nd
#16 Celine Bastian (France)
Her best finish was in the No-Limit Hold’em Cash tournament in the 2012 World Series of Poker Europe, where she finished 1st, winning $23,895. After that, her best finish was in 2013, where she finished 4th at the No-limit Hold’em ladies event, taking home $8,579.
Total Career Earnings – $93,644
Best Live Cash Amount – $23,895
All-Time Earnings Rank – 22,643rd
#15 Lauren Kling (USA)
Playing under the online alias “SUPERMODEL,” taking home $163k at the 2010 UltimateBet Tournament still stands as Kling’s best career achievement at the table.
However, with a total career earnings total over $300k & endless modeling contracts signed, it’s safe to say she has had a successful career to date. This is one sexy poker girl that knows how to work her smile at the table.
Total Career Earnings – $309,195
Best Live Cash Amount – $37,260
All-Time Earnings Rank – 7,266th
#14 Oanh Bui (Netherlands)
2015 was Bui’s best year on the poker circuit, where she took home just under $6,000 after finishing 2nd at the $220 No-limit Hold’em table at the 2015 EPT Season XII. She also collected over $10,000 in 2015 from her top 10 finishes.
Since then, she hasn’t returned to any tournaments and focused on a successful modeling career instead.
Total Career Earnings – $67,750
Best Live Cash Amount – $5,997
All-Time Earnings Rank – 30,058th
#13 Vanessa Rousso (USA)
Know as the greatest female poker player of all time, the “Lady Maverick” is known for her straight-forward talking attitude, which has lead to few clashes over the years.
The blonde poker beauties best finish came in 2007, where she finished 2nd at the PokerStars World Championship of Online Poker Event, pocketing over $700,000.
She again fell short in 2009 at the NBC National Heads-Up Championship as she finished runner-up, although still cashing in $250,000. It’s not just her killer poker sill and looks that have gained fan approval. There is also a cult following for Vanessa Rousso’s feet for some reason unknown to us……
Total Career Earnings – $3,554,328
Best Live Cash Amount – $700,160
All-Time Earnings Rank – 426th
#12 Beth Shak (USA)
Dominating the poker circuit from 2007-2010, Shak used her flirty playstyle to collect over $350,000 in those three years, the best being a 2nd place finish at the 2007 World Series of Poker No-Limit Hold’em event, winning $328,000.
Total Career Earnings – $481,809
Best Live Cash Amount – $328,683
All-Time Earnings Rank – 4,496th
#11 Lisa Hamilton (USA)
With over a decade of dominant play and her looks getting better every year, Lisa Hamilton is one of the most famous professional female poker players in the world.
Hamilton made national news in 2018 when she won $450,000 at the WPT Five Diamond World Poker Classic. Lisa may just sit outside the top 10, but she is one of our favorite poker hotties still playing.
Total Career Earnings – $1,301,245
Best Live Cash Amount – $451,880
All-Time Earnings Rank – 5,519th
#10 Trishelle Cannatella (USA)
Cannatella has only ever cashed in at any tournaments three times for an impressive total of $33,996 for her career. If she decided to pursue poker further instead of a career in marketing, who knows what she would have gone on to achieve.
However, she has had quite a lucrative and successful modeling career, signing over $150,000 worth of contracts and sponsorship deals since leaving the poker circuit in 2014.
Total Career Earnings – $33,996
Best Live Cash Amount – $20,000
All-Time Earnings Rank – 53,029th
#9 Tiffany Michelle (USA)
Michelle has been one of the flagship names for the female poker scene for well over a decade now. After finding massive success in 2008 with her $334,000 win at the No-Limit Hold’em World Series of Poker tournament, she carried that momentum into 2009 and 2010, winning over $20,000 in 2010 alone.
Total Career Earnings – $383,434
Best Live Cash Amount – $334,534
All-Time Earnings Rank – 5,728th
#8 Liz Lieu (USA)
Lieu is long gone from the poker table after announcing her retirement in 2010 after a $45,000 win at the 2010 EPT Caribbean adventure.
However, the five years before were filled with nothing but success for the Los Angeles native. With three championships to her name and total career earnings of over $820,000.
Total Career Earnings – $826,051
Best Live Cash Amount – $168,590
All-Time Earnings Rank – 2,654th
#7 Kimberly Lansing (USA)
Only taking place in 1 tournament, that being the 2014 EPT Season X -PCA, where she finished 17, winning a total of $4,720.
Lansing may have only had a short career, but she looked good while doing it. Kimberley is one of our favorite poker babes, and it’s not hard to see why,
Total Career Earnings – $4,720
Best Live Cash Amount – $4,720
All-Time Earnings Rank – 187,223rd
#6 Sandra Naujoks (Germany)
Three thoughts come to mind when people think of Sandro Naujoks. Beauty, elegance, and the greatest foreign female poker player ever.
Peaking in 2009 with a winning effort at the Pokerstars.com EPT German Open, winning a pot of $1,192,156, Sandra Naujoks has had a very successful poker and modeling career. Modeling for magazines such as ESPN, GQ, and Macro.
Total Career Earnings – $1,789,238
Best Live Cash Amount – $1,159,541
All-Time Earnings Rank – 1,054th
#5 Fatima Moreira de Melo (Netherlands)
Not only the most celebrated female poker player to come out of the Netherlands but also the hottest.
The combination of brains and beauty has dominated poker tables over the last ten years, with Fatima’s best result coming in November 2013 with a $96,649 runner-up performance at the Isle of Man IKIPT.
Total Career Earnings – $577,274
Best Live Cash Amount – $95,750
All-Time Earnings Rank – 3,698th
#4 Johanna Hupfer (Germany)
German-born Johanna Hupfer again is not a massive name in the female poker world, but her looks get her on this list.
With little under $30,000 earnings to date and her main focus being on her modeling and acting career, it’s more than likely that Hupfer will not be seen many more times at a table.
Total Career Earnings – $27,587
Best Live Cash Amount – $6,889
All-Time Earnings Rank – 62,050th
#3 Lacey Jones (USA)
A relatively new name in the poker scene coming in at number 3, but Lacey Jones had heads turning well before her poker success.
With only a few years of competitive play under her belt and a career earnings total of $75,000, Lacey Jones is a name poker fans should and will be keeping an eye on. She has been in our top 3 for a while, and could quite have easily taken our #1 hot poker player position.
Total Career Earnings – $75,458
Best Live Cash Amount – $15,000
All-Time Earnings Rank – 27,911th
#2 Christina Lindley (USA)
Being better known for being a fitness model, Lindley saw some success at the poker table, also; collecting over $500,000 from her time at the table.
The Hollywood resident has appeared on the covers of Maxim, ESPN, Bluff, and Poker Pro, and it’s clear to see why. She is without doubt the hottest blonde poker player to grace a table.
Total Career Earnings – $528,846
Best Live Cash Amount – $112,590
All-Time Earnings Rank – 4,106th
#1 Liv Boeree (UK)
Also known as the ‘Iron Maiden,’ Boeree came to the public eye when she was one of just five contestants on the reality TV show ‘Ultimate Poker Showdown’in, in which she was coached by the 15 Time Poker World Champion, Phil Hellmuth.
This coaching rubbed off on her, as she has gone on to amass a total career earnings of over $3,800,000.
Not only is Boeree one of the greatest female poker players in the world, but she also takes our top spot for the hottest female poker players.
Total Career Earnings – $3,852,996
Best Live Cash Amount – $1,698,300
So there you have it. Our top 20 sexiest female poker players. Are we right or wrong? We would love to hear what you think of our choice of poker babes. If you are a wrestling fan (as well as a fan of looking at gorgeous ladies), then check out our 15 Hottest WWE Female Wrestlers and see if you agree with our selections. UFC fan? See what you think of our 10 sexiest female UFC fighters.
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