Maria Ho and Maria Konnikova joined PLON Rising poker organization
PLON Rising is a new project of a women's organization that aims to attract girls to poker between 18 and 29 years of age. Lena Evans is the founder of this project and she has an ambitious goal, namely to increase the number of girls in poker by more than 5% of the total number of players.
It's no secret that a lot more men prevail in poker, rather than women. This is confirmed by the WSOP Main Event statistics (there were only 4% of women out of 7 000 players).
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PLON Rising includes famous coaches, such as Maria Ho, Maria Konnikova and Barbara Enright. By the way, Barbara is the only girl who reached the WSOP final table. There is also Nahrain Malan Tamero, who won the WSOP bracelet in the festival online version.
Company Ambassador Amanda Bortfeld shared her thoughts concerning the meaning of poker in her life. She said that game gave her an opportunity to prove herself. Amanda also thinks that all young girls should learn to play poker, as they may not even know their strength.
PLON Rising claims to be the largest women's poker organization in the world. The company has one more additional task, namely to teach the girls how to play poker and make them real professionals in this field.