Event 61: $10,000 No-Limit Hold'em Main Event

Baumann and Hille Making History

Gaelle Baumann (left) and Elisabeth Hille (right)

Gaelle Baumann and Elisabeth Hille are making history today. This year marks the first time since 2000 that two women have made the final 27 at the World Series of Poker Main Event when Kathy Liebert finished 17th and Annie Duke just missed the final table by finishing 10th. Barbara Enright is the only woman to make a final table at the WSOP Main Event, finishing fifth in 1995.

Here's a look at the highest finishes by women throughout the history of the WSOP Main Event:

YearPlayer (finish)
1970-1985none cashed
1986Wendeen Eolis (25th)
1987-1992none cashed
1993Marsha Waggoner (19th)
1994Barbara Samuelson (10th)
1995Barbara Enright (5th)
1996Lucy Rokach (26th)
1997Marsha Waggoner (12th)
1998Susie Isaacs (10th)
1999none cashed
2000Annie Duke (10th)
2001-2002none cashed
2003Annie Duke (47th)
2004Rose Richie (98th)
2005Tiffany Williamson (15th)
2006Sabyl Cohen-Landrum (56th)
2007Maria Ho (38th)
2008Tiffany Michelle (17th)
2009Leo Margets (27th)
2010Breeze Zuckerman (121st)
2011Erika Moutinho (29th)

Märksõnad: Elisabeth HilleGaelle Baumann