Partnerschaf: PokerStars & WWCode

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Lennart folder 17. November 2021

PokerStars has entered into a partnership with the women’s organization “Women Who Code (WWCode)”. The online poker provider recently announced this by press release. WWCode is an initiative that is campaigning for women in the technology industry worldwide. The cooperation between the two parties is intended to promote the representation of women in the gambling industry.

With their partnership, poker stars and wwcode hope to establish more diversity in the gambling industry. ((H Gemma Chua-Tran/UNSPLASH)

Career for women

Feminism, Diversity And inclusion are topics that have increasingly moved into the middle of society in recent years and include both everyday and professional areas. This has resulted in a change that the women’s organization “Women Who Code (WWCode)” would also like to advance. The initiative has made it the goal of more Women for professional careers in the technology industry to inspire. Since its foundation in 2011, the organization has implemented an infrastructure that creates paths for women in the professional world.

Vision. WWCode follows a very clear vision. The initiative not only wants to inspire women to a career in the technology industry, but also support female managers, founders, board members and software engineers on their career. In order to implement this vision, the organization offers, among other things, programming resources and scholarships for young women, organizes meetings and workshops and builds a global community for networking and mentoring. A total of 300,000 people are already part of WWCode.

The partnership with PokerStars is now supposed to hire the commitment of wwcode into the gaming industry. It’s the First advance into the industry, however, the initiative has already won well -known corporations and brands from other economic sectors with its values and beliefs. Among other things, Google, Nike, SpaceX and the Bank of America are among the supporters of the women’s organization. As the latest partner, poker stars are now also implemented in the content of WWCode.

Higher proportion of women at the poker

With the partnership with WWCode, PokerStars strengthens his reputation to stand up for a higher proportion of women in the poker scene. The online poker platform is known for your commitment In this area and has launched a campaign called “Our Voices” for this year’s World Women’s Day, in which poker players had their say and were able to exchange ideas.

PokerStars has many of the years Best players in the world sponsored, including Vanessa itself and Liv Boeree to work for a higher proportion of women in the scene. In addition, the online poker provider only organizes tournaments for women at regular intervals. This should also give players a chance to demonstrate their skills that would otherwise fly under the radar.

Women’s proportion increases. According to various poker providers and industry media, the number of women in the poker scene has increased steadily over the past few years. Organizations such as the “Poker League of Nations” and “Poker Power” would have ensured that women could learn the poker game without negative influences. Professional players like Vanessa Kade would also ensure the necessary inspiration through their success.

Women in the poker scene

Many women have already made it to make a name in the poker scene. The exceptional player Vanessa herself is an absolute prime example. Born in New York, she was able to drop more than twelve million dollars in prize money due to her love for the game and her willingness to take risks. Three World Series bracelets underline their skills at the poker table. In the meantime, even retired, but according to her own statements, you enjoy a poker round here and there and try to get people to play as often as possible.

Annie Duke was similarly successful. She was almost 20 years One of the best poker players in the world. In 2004 she was even able to secure a World Series Bracelet. In her book “Thinking in Bets: Making Smarter Decisions When You Don’t have all the facts” she shares her experiences and gives valuable poker tips.

A true legend in Online-Poker is Annette Obrestad. Born in Norweg, she started her poker career at the age of 15 and won her first poker million Before her 19th birthday. At the beginning of 2007, she was the only woman to date in the first place in the online poker world rankings. In the same year she won the Main Event of the World Series of Poker Europe.

Founder of a gaming group. Denise Coates is not a poker player, but the successful businesswoman has made a name for herself in the gambling industry in a different way. At the age of 22, she led small betting shops before founding the Bet365 Foundation in 2014 and, three years later, looked after 22 million customers worldwide.