Linda Johnson

Linda Johnson

Linda Johnson

34,518 global poker index

0 world poker tour index

$444,293 total poker live earnings

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Profile

name
Linda Johnson
Nationality
United States
GPI Rank
34,518
WPT Wins
0
total poker live earnings
$444,293

Biography

Linda Johnson is an American poker player and former WSOP bracelet winner. She was an inaugural inductee to the Women in Poker Hall of Fame and was the second woman (after Barbara Enright) to be inducted into the Poker Hall of Fame.

“I am extremely proud and humbled to be voted into the Poker Hall of Fame, Johnson said at the time. I feel lucky to have been involved in many facets of poker over the past 35 years. Being recognized by the industry is a tremendous honor.

Johnson began playing poker in the 1970s, and eventually quit her job to become a full-time poker player. She played poker until 1993 when she purchased CardPlayer Magazine and became the magazines publisher, turning the magazine into a 132-page full-color magazine.

In 1997, she won a WSOP bracelet in the $1,500 Razz event, becoming only the second woman ever to win an open WSOP bracelet event.

Women of the WSOP: Linda Johnson is the ‘First Lady of Poker’

In 2017, she was the inaugural receipient of the WPT Honors Award for her extraordinary contributions to helping poker. Throughout her career, she severd as WPT Studio Commentator for the first six seasons of the WPT.

PokerNews Covered Events

Event Place Prize
2023 World Series of PokerEvent #17: $1,500 Omaha Hi-Lo 8 or Better 63rd $4,267
2013 World Series of PokerEvent #39: $1,500 Seven-Card Stud Hi-Low 8-or-Better 9th $12,459
2012 World Series of PokerEvent 27: $1,500 H.O.R.S.E. 87th $2,676
2012 World Series of PokerEvent 4: $1,500 Seven Card Stud Hi-Low 8-or-Better 13th $8,027
2010 World Series of PokerEvent #40: $2,500 Seven Card Razz 16th $7,857
2010 World Series of PokerEvent #31: $1,500 H.O.R.S.E. 29th $5,772
2010 World Series of PokerEvent #22: $1,000 Ladies No-Limit Holdem Championship 31st $4,847
2008 World Series of PokerEvent 15 - $1,000 Ladies No-Limit Hold’em World Championship 23rd $5,848
2008 World Series of PokerEvent 6 - $1,500 Omaha Hi-Low Split-8 or Better 25th $6,367