Jennifer Tilly Smashes Through To Win The Bellagio Cup and $124k

From womenspokernews
Jennifer Tilly has again added to the history books and helping women players make poker history. She is the winner of the Bellagio Cup VI.

During the Bellagio Cup VI, part of the famous World Poker Tour (WPT), Jennifer Tilly, worked her way in front of 90 poker players wanting to take a share of the prize pool from the $5,000.00 No Llimit Holdem event.

Tilly pocketed the total sum of $ 124,455.00 and the title for her efforts.

Jennifer Tilly is also an actress, and the companion of the pro player Phil Laak. She is very a talented poker player and was the first woman to a bracelet at the World Series of Poker (WSOP).

In total, this actress / poker player has achieved a gain of $ 650,000 in tournaments. Congrats Jen!

Jennifer has won awards off the felt for acting also, they are as follows:

Awards

* Theater World Award, Most Promising Newcomer – One Shoe Off
* Dramalogue Award – Vaniti
* Gemini Award For Best Actress – Heads
* Fanta Festival Best Actress – Bride Of Chucky
* Fantasporto International Fantasy Film Award Best Actress – Bound
* Golden Gate Award for media professionals who increase the understanding of the LGBT community



way to go jennifer! she is like my idol! there are just a few female poker players who are really great aside from Jennifer tilly there is also shannon elizabeth.


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PF_pitboss
PF_pitboss Platinum 3
2870d ago

Welcome to PokerForum, Glenda.  Yeah, 2010 has been a great year for women in Poker.  There are quite a few female players experiencing success.  We are glad to have you participating on our forums.

One note - I had to edit out the link at the bottom as it violates our forum rules - http://www.pokerforum.net/site/rules

glenda