Gazes Boots 메이저사이트Made for Walking


메이저사이you saw them, you’d know that Kristy Gazes’ stunning Jimmy Choo boots weren’t made for walking.  Some opine that they are responsible for keeping Gazes in her seat deep into the money.  Somehow we think that skill may just have a little more to do with it.  But either way, there’s no denying that Kristy has been hot, hot, hot, this year.

In well under three months, Kristy Gazes has added another five cashes to her tournament track record and another $300K to her bankroll.  Specifically noteworthy was her 7th place finish in the Aussie Millions Championship – but also of interest has been Gazes’ performance in heads-up play.  It seems playing Gazes heads-up may be as dangerous as going toe-to-toe with those stiletto boots. Gazes was a force at both the Poker NetCast and NBC Heads-Up Championships this year.  Not only did she score two heads-up cashes, but she also won yet another pair of Jimmy Choos in a side bet with one of her heads-up opponents, Clonie Gowen.

We are big Kristy fans and only hope that the remainder of the year yields her even more bankroll and Choos.

Well it’s been a great past few weeks for the gals.  Author and poker player Victoria Coren took down first place at the EPT Main Event in London.  Vanessa Rousso took down the $5K No Limit Hold’em Event at the Borgata Open earlier this month.  Mary Jones, 2006 WSOP Ladies champ won the $500 No Limit Hold’em event at the US Poker Championship.  And Angel Word (pictured) won the $500 No Limit Hold’em Event at the WSOP Circuit tournament at the Grand Casino yesterday.

I also noticed that there are still two women left in the Aruba Classic.  They have made the money and have about 30 players left.  JJ Liu and Beverly Cheney are both still in the hunt.  Good luck, gals.

JJ Liu Wins WPT Ladies Night


JJ Liu took top honors at this year’s WPT Ladies Night IV.  In the talented field, JJ was the obvious veteran, with 45 major tournament money finishes in her ten year career.  Kelli Griggs was the designated “newbie” and the only amateur at the table.  When the event reached heads-up, it was Liu vs. Griggs vying for the $25,000 seat into the WPT Championship event and the WPT Championship ring.

It was an aggressive and fast affair, reaching its conclusion in just under three and a half hours.  Griggs set the tone early that as the acknowledged amateur, she wasn’t going to be pushed around.  She won her first pot of the night with a monster bluff which she proudly displayed.  Griggs went on to bust defending champ Jennifer Tilly and Vanessa Rousso in quick succession.   While I’m sure Tilly wasn’t happy about being the first one to depart, she already had locked up seat by winning the Paul Hannum Charity Tournament earlier this week.

JJ Liu turned up the heat and took out Erica Schoenberg and Anahit Galajian to take the chip lead.  The final heads-up hand was a battle of kickers when JJ and Kelli both paired sevens on the flop.  JJ’s king kicker held on against Kelli’s queen.

On some level, I envy JJ and all the great opportunities that this will open up for her.  But I know in her case, recognition is well deserved and was hard fought and won over her ten year career.  It’s really her hat collection I most envy.  She has the best hats in all of poker!!