Meet Kathy Liebert, an American professional poker player who is one of the finest women poker players in world and holds the record for being the first woman ever to win a tournament with a first prize of $1,000,000. See photos, video and a biography of Kathy here.
Kathy eliminated Dominic Staniscia to secure her place in the final table of the WPT North American Poker Championships recently. She will be hoping to become the first woman to win an Open World Poker Tour(WPT) title.
As a biography, Kathy Liebert was born on October 1, 1967 in Nashville, Tennessee so her age is 41. She attended the Marist College and earned a bachelor’s degree in Business.
Liebert started out as a prop player and later entered into bigger tournaments. She won her major tournament Party Poker Million event in 2002. The high moment of her career came when she reached the third position of the 2005 Borgata Poker Open in the fourth season of WPT, the highest position for a woman at that time. She also won a gold bracelet in the $1,500 limit Texas hold ‘em Shootout event at the 2004 World Series of Poker.
At the 2008 World Series of Poker, Kathy reached the third position of the $10,000 Pot-Limit Hold’em World Championship event. Apart from poker, she also holds a blue belt in karate.
More photos and a video of Kathy Liebert are below.
Kathy Liebert Video