Loni Harwood Makes Three Final Tables and Wins Bracelet at 2013 World Series of Poker
Women Continue to Crush at WSOP, Make Significant Strides on the Live Tournament Circuit
by Julio Rodriguez | Published: Sep 04, 2013
Six cashes, three final tables, a bracelet and $874,698 in earnings. That’s the poker tournament resume you expect to see from players such as Phil Hellmuth or Daniel Negreanu at the World Series of Poker. Instead, those statistics belongs to 23-year-old Loni Harwood. Women performed incredibly well at the 2013 WSOP, but it was Harwood, a Staten Island, NY native, who made headlines by consistently proving she could not only hang with the guys, but dominate as well. What made Harwood’s runs even more impressive was the sheer size of each tournament she was forced to navigate through. Playing in tournaments with buy-ins of $1,500 or less, Harwood cashed in events featuring 936, 1,194, 2,071, 2,816 and 6,343 players. The event she won boasted a field of 2,541, a $609,017 score. She also tied a record for the most final table appearances (three) by a female player. Harwood grew up ...
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