Vanessa Rousso won The World Poker Tour(WPT) Foundation Ladies Night Invitational played out yesterday at the Bicycle Casino in Los Angeles, California getting herself a $25,000 seat to the Season XII WPT World Championship of Poker. She also won 25% of the prize pool which was donated in her name to National Council for Research on Women(NCRW) Charity.
The six player field that made up the WPT Ladies Night Invitational included outgoing WPT Anchor Kimberly Lansing, LIPS Qualifier Sunny Chen, Lily Kiletto, Liz Lieu, Jessica Dawley and the ultimate winner Rousso. Dawley and Rousso were the two to go heads up and Dawley won 20% of the prize pool for her effort. Her winnings of $25,000 were donated to the Domestic Violence Project of the Legal Aid Society of Palm Beach County in her name.
WPT now moves to Atlantic City from Sept 15th as Season XII of the WPT continues at the Borgata Poker Open.