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Tuesday, March 09 2021 - 05:25
PokerStars launches female insights community, Our Voices, on International Women’s Day
ONCHAN, Isle of Man, March 8, 2021 /PRNewswire-AsiaNet/ --

To coincide with International Women’s Day festivities, PokerStars is launching 
‘Our Voices’, [] a 
female insights community for all women in poker. 

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Our Voices is a space where PokerStars directly encourages and engages in 
discussion on both female-focused and general topics, activities and ideas. 
PokerStars is calling women from the world of poker; those who work in the 
industry; enjoy time at the poker table; or those who are new to the game to 
come together to discuss and give feedback on a wide range of topics and ideas 
with the aim of ensuring the game is as inclusive and engaging as possible for 
every player.

Opinions and feedback will not only influence our future plans but will ensure 
a female perspective on all activity where research and insights are sought 

“Poker is a game of equality but we know that not every voice gets heard or 
catered to,” said Rebecca McAdam Willetts, Associate Director of Consumer 
Engagement and Public Relations at PokerStars. “There is a passionate, amazing 
community of women out there and we want to ensure we are working with them to 
make the game better for everyone.  We’ve been doing a lot of research and 
talking, and now it’s time to start really listening. That’s what Our Voices is 
all about. The amazing women in this industry will lead the way, and we can’t 
wait to hear what they have to say.”
Last week, PokerStars lowered the buy-in for its Women’s Sunday [] 
tournament to $22 with three special Sunday Million 15th Anniversary tickets 
added to the prizepool. The event on March 7 saw 256 players sign up to the 
online felt and battle it down to a winner with the top three players now going 
on to take their virtual seats on March 21, to play for the chance to win a 
slice of a massive $12.5 million prize pool. The $22 buy-in with continue for a 
number of weeks and PokerStars is looking closely at how to make sure these 
tournaments are engaging as possible going forward. 

To celebrate International Women’s Day, PokerStars asked women in the game and 
the industry to send their thoughts for a special video focused on this year’s 
theme, #ChooseToChallenge. Check it out here [].

In previous years, PokerStars has celebrated and shone a light on women in 
poker and in the industry with various activities through special giveaways and 
unique content. Last year, PokerStars called on players to nominate 
inspirational women in poker to compete to win a coveted Platinum Pass, which 
saw hundreds of entries sharing wonderful stories from across the world of 

For more details on Our Voices see PokerStars Blog [].Join 
‘Our Voices’ here 
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