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Kristen Bicknell – Wikipedia

Kristen Bicknell - Wikipedia

Canadian poker participant

Kristen Bicknell (born December 29, 1986) is a Canadian skilled poker participant.

Youth[edit]

Bicknell was born in St. Catharines, Ontario. She drew inspiration from skilled poker participant, Jennifer Harman, and often watched her on Poker After Darkish.[3]

Poker profession[edit]

Bicknell started enjoying poker in her freshman yr at school. She started enjoying on-line in 2006 beneath the alias krissyb24 (PokerStars) and krissy24 (Full Tilt Poker).

She hit Supernova Elite on PokerStars in 2011, 2012 and 2013. This required her to play roughly 2.5 million arms per yr. She targeted her on-line video games on the $1/$2 to $2/$Four stakes. She calls herself the “Final Grinder” for the quantity of arms she performs on-line.[4] In 2013, she gained the $1,000 Women No Restrict Maintain’em Championship on the 2013 World Collection of Poker incomes $173,922.[5]

In 2016, Bicknell gained the $1,500 No-Restrict maintain’em bounty occasion and earned $290,768.[6] That very same yr she signed with partypoker.[7]

Bicknell was the best ranked reside match feminine poker participant in 2017 with a complete GPI factors of two,627.75. She ranked above Maria Lampropulos and Maria Ho. Her largest win of 2017 got here in December’s WPT 5 Diamond Collection at Bellagio. She triumphed with a 1st-place trophy in a $5,200 No-Restrict Maintain’Em occasion, outlasting a area of 147 for $199,840.[8]

In January 2018, Bicknell appeared on Poker After Darkish for a girls solely money recreation titled “Femme Fatale” week. She went on to occasions in Australia and Uruguay, whereas profitable the APPT Nationwide Excessive Curler in Macau throughout March for $2,192,000 HKD (US$279,549). On the closing desk, she defeated David Peters heads as much as high a area of 117, who all entered for $80,000 HKD every.[9]

As of 2019, her whole reside match winnings exceed $4,700,000.[10]

World Collection of Poker[edit]

World Collection of Poker bracelets
Yr Occasion Prize Cash
2013 $1,000 Women No Restrict Maintain’em Championship $173,922
2016 $1,500 Bounty No Restrict Maintain’em $290,768
2020 O $2,500 No Restrict Maintain’em 6-Handed $356,411

An “O” following a yr denotes bracelet(s) gained through the World Collection of Poker On-line

References[edit]

  1. ^ WSOP.com profile
  2. ^ World Poker Tour profile
  3. ^ Rinkerma, Remko (January 3, 2018). “Kristen Bicknell: Humble, Pushed and Aggressive”. Poker Central. Retrieved March 15, 2018.
  4. ^ Bicknell, Kristen (November 1, 2012). “Why They Name Me an ‘Final Grinder“. cardplayer.com. Retrieved March 15, 2018.
  5. ^ Collson, Brett (August 15, 2013). “Interview: WSOP Bracelet Winner Kristen Bicknell Chases Supernova Elite at PokerStars”. PokerNews. Retrieved March 15, 2018.
  6. ^ Peters, Donnie (June 30, 2016). “Kristen Bicknell Proves She’s Not a One-Hit Surprise, Wins 2016 WSOP Bounty Occasion”. PokerNews. Retrieved March 15, 2018.
  7. ^ “Kristen Bicknell – Staff partypoker”. partypoker.com. Retrieved March 15, 2018.
  8. ^ Cross, Valerie (March 8, 2018). “Rejoice Worldwide Ladies’s Day with Feminine POY Kristen Bicknell”. PokerNews. Retrieved March 15, 2018.
  9. ^ O’Connor, Will (January 3, 2018). “Poker After Darkish” Opens 2018 with “Femme Fatale” Week”. Poker Central. Retrieved March 15, 2018.
  10. ^ “Kristen Bicknell’s profile on The Hendon Mob”. The Hendon Mob Poker Database. Retrieved March 15, 2018.

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