WPT Ladies Cash Game Brings Together World Class Lineup

WPT’s live streams return on Thursday with a Ladies $25/$50 Cash Game. Let’s dig into the lineup for the game.

Tim Fiorvanti
Dec 14, 2023

The live streams from the WPT World Championship at Wynn Las Vegas have already offered up numerous highlights, and Thursday’s WPT Ladies Cash Game should certainly continue that trend.

The $25/$50 No Limit Hold’em game, which kicks off at 4 p.m. on all of the WPT’s live streaming platforms, will include:

  • Kristen Foxen, who has $6.7 million in live tournament cashes to her credit. Her career-best result is a $25,000 Poker Masters win in 2019, and Foxen is also a two-time WSOP bracelet winner.
  • Xuan Liu, who has over $2.2 million in lifetime live tournament earnings. That includes a 4th place finish in the 2012 PokerStars Caribbean Adventure, 3rd in the 2011 EPT San Remo Main Event and a $2,500 side event title at the 2017 WPT Fallsview Poker Classic festival. Liu has played in a variety of high-stakes cash games, including appearances on Hustler Casino Live, Poker at The Lodge, and Live at the Bike, among others.
  • Lily Kiletto, who has just under $1 million in lifetime tournament winnings, including a 2nd place finish in the 2013 WPT Lucky Hearts Poker Open and 5th in 2013 at WPT Montreal.
  • Lily Newhouse, a mindset coach and poker player who recently qualified to be the ‘Loose Cannon’ on the relaunched version of PokerStars ‘The Big Game.’
  • Kasey Lyn Mills, who has $212,171 in tournament cashes, has featured in cash games at Champions Club Texas, and has served in a hosting role on a variety of shows including Bill Perkins’ Thirst Lounge.
  • Esther ‘Etay’ Taylor, who has won $2.25 million in tournaments in her lifetime, including third in the 2017 WSOP $25,000 Pot Limit Omaha High Roller and 5th in the 2015 WPT Borgata Winter Poker Open, among many other notable results. Taylor has been featured on several different livestreamed cash games, including Poker Night in America, and recently launched a charcuterie company.
  • Jouhan Allende, predominantly a cash game player.
  • Iris Liu, aka ‘Pocky,’ who has been featured on a variety of livestreamed cash games including Bally Poker Live.

There are also a few other potential players who would make great additions into the game, including:

  • Farah Galfond, who has over $235,000 in lifetime tournament cashes, and has played in a variety of high-stakes cash games. 
  • JJ Liu, who has accumulated over $3.8 million in lifetime live tournament earnings, including a second-place finish in the 2007 WPT Bay 101 Shooting Star.
  • Sofia Lovgren, who has $675,522 in lifetime tournament earnings. She has been featured on livestreamed cash games including Live at the Bike.
  • Nadya Magnus, who has won over $1.9 million in live tournaments, including a 4th place finish in the 2020 WPT Lucky Hearts Poker Open. Magnus featured as ‘The Loose Cannon’ on Season 1 of The Big Game.
  • Jamie Kerstetter, who has nearly $800,000 in lifetime live tournament cashes. As a broadcaster and commentator, she’s featured on World Poker Tour coverage as well as World Series of Poker broadcasts.
  • Caitlin Comeskey, who is one half of the Aceholes poker podcast, alongside Nikki Limo. She’s already bagged up 251,000 chips for Day 2 of the WPT World Championship. Comeskey garnered significant attention over the last couple of years for a series of viral videos in which she tackled current events in poker with a variety of impressions (and costumes). 
  • Maria Konnikova, a New York Times bestselling author who has delved deeply into the poker world in recent years. She has just under $500,000 in lifetime tournament cashes, which includes an $84,600 victory in a side event at the 2018 PCA in the Bahamas.
  • Ebony Kenney, who has $2.4 million in lifetime live tournament earnings, including a pair of cashes during the 2022 Triton Super High Roller Series in Cyprus back in 2022. 
  • Veronica Brill, a poker commentator and podcaster who rose to prominence during the Mike Postle controversy at Stones Gambling Hall.