‘Ladies First’ Event In Sydney A Huge Success – WPN (womenpokernews.com)

The ‘Ladies First’ poker tournament held in Sydney at the St George Leagues Club, Kings Poker Room was a huge success. The ladies came from all over Australia in hopes of winning the 1st place prize of a five-night all-inclusive Malta Poker Festival (MPF) trip to play in the ladies tournament in Malta this April at the Portamaso Casino.

“It was an intense but fun day battling on the tables,” said the 1st place winner Rebecca Kildea from Sydney. Rebecca battled heads up with Jane Howard who took second place, Erollyn Strang came in third, and fourth was Gina Vuksanovic from a field of 41 players. Tierra Fox Crystals donated a crystal necklace which was given to the bubble. All the ladies received patches and Women’s Poker Association (WPA) merchandise.

Rebecca plans to visit Malta with a friend and stop over in London to catch up with family, she is thrilled to be traveling to Malta to play in the award-winning Malta Poker Festival at Portamaso casino and thanked everyone after the event.

“I’m so excited to be traveling to Malta and I’m looking forward to playing the ‘Ladies’ First’ event, thank you for the opportunity.”

Tournament directors Di Collins & Peter Percerval were pleased with the outcome and thanked all the players, sponsors, supporters, Kings Poker Room, the WPA, St George Leagues Club, LIPS owned by Lupe Soto and MPF owned by Ivonne Montealegre.

Di Collins will be holding further tournaments to benefit women all around the world so follow her Facebook to keep up to date. Rebecca is now headed to Malta where she will collect her Woman’s Poker Association trophy presented by Ivonne Montenegro who is also the Vice President of the WPA International division.

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