Barbara Enright Speaker Profile
Barbara Enright Biography
Barbara Enright is an American professional poker player, motivational speaker, and Editor-in-Chief of Woman Poker Player magazine. She has won three bracelets at the World Series of Poker and has made it to the $10,000 No-Limit Hold'em Main Event final table.
Enright was the first woman to win an open event at the WSOP, the first woman to win three WSOP bracelets, and is the only female player (as of 2012) to have made it to the final table of the main event.
Enright is best known as the only woman to have reached the final table of the World Series of Poker (WSOP) $10,000 no limit hold'em Main Event. She achieved this in 1995, finishing in 5th place after her pocket eights were outdrawn by a suited 6-3. She also finished in the money in the 2005 Main Event, having qualified through a $10 online satellite. Enright was the first woman to win two WSOP bracelets, the first woman to win three bracelets and the first woman to win an open event at the World Series of Poker.
On July 6, 2007, Barbara Enright was inducted into the Poker Hall of Fame along with Phil Hellmuth. She was the first woman to be inducted, followed only by Linda Johnson in 2011.
Enright received the All Around Best Player Award at the 2000 Legends of Poker tournament and was awarded along with her prize money, a new PT Cruiser for her trophy. She had eight money finishes and six final tables.
She is the highest finisher among women in the TOURNAMENT OF CHAMPIONS held at the Orleans Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas. She finished in 11th place and just missed winning a car by one player.
She also took part in the televised poker series Poker Royale: Battle of the Ages.
As of 2010, Enright's total live tournament winnings exceed $1,350,000. Her 13 cashes at the WSOP account for $417,006 of those winnings.
Enright is in a relationship with poker player and author Max Shapiro.
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