Maria Ho

Maria Ho

Maria Ho

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0 world poker tour index

$4,576,180 total poker live earnings

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Profile

name
Maria Ho
Nationality
United States
GPI Rank
672
WPT Wins
0
total poker live earnings
$4,576,180

Biography

Maria Ho is a Chinese-American professional poker player and broadcaster. Ho has over $4.2 million in career earnings.

She is a member of the Women in Poker Hall of Fame, having been inducted in 2018. She competed in the fifteenth season of The Amazing Race alongside fellow poker player Tiffany Michelle.

Her poker resume includes six top-10 finishes in WSOP events, including a sixth-place finish in the 2017 WSOP Europe Main Event for 174,365.

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Biography

Ho was born in 1983 in Taipei, Taiwan, but moved to the US at a very young age. Ho started playing poker while she was studying Communications and Law at the University of California, San Diego.

At first she competed against her friends in home games, but soon moved on to playing limit cash games at nearby Indian casinos. Ho took her game to the next level after graduating from university in 2005. She started playing high stakes cash games and after awhile moved to the big tournaments.

After cashing in numerous tournaments around Los Angeles during the mid-2000s, Ho’s breakout score came in the 2007 WSOP Main Event, finishing 38th for $237,865.

Ho would be a regular at the WSOP, but would also cash in events around the world including South Africa, Australia, France and Ireland.

In 2011, she recorded the largest cash of her career. She narrowly missed out on a WSOP bracelet after finishing second in a $5,000 No Limit Hold’em event for $540,020.

Commentary

As a respected member of the poker community, Ho has regularly provided commentary on tours, events and festivals around the world. Thsi includes working for PokerGO during High Roller Triple Crown, US Poker Open, Super High Roller Bowl, and World Series of Poker events. In 2019, Ho won the Global Poker Award for Broadcaster of the Year.

PokerNews Covered Events

Event Place Prize
2023 PokerStars EPT Barcelona5,300 EPT Main Event 206th €11,700
2023 World Series of PokerOnline Event #13: $5,300 No-Limit Hold’em High Roller Championship 27th $12,240
2023 World Series of PokerEvent #60: $1,500 No-Limit 2-7 Single Draw 18th $6,108
2023 World Series of PokerEvent #58: $3,000 Limit Hold’em (6-Handed) 32nd $5,290
2023 World Series of PokerOnline Event #10: $400 No-Limit Ultra Deepstack 62nd $2,193
2023 World Series of PokerEvent #52: $2,500 Mixed Triple Draw 25th $5,855
2023 World Series of PokerEvent #37: $2,000 No-Limit Hold’em 230th $3,502
2023 World Series of PokerEvent #32: $3,000 No-Limit Hold’em (6-Handed) 17th $30,429
2023 World Series of PokerEvent #15: $1,500 6-Handed No-Limit Hold’em 38th $11,806
2023 PokerStars Caribbean Adventure$10,300 PCA Main Event 98th $19,300
2023 PokerStars Caribbean Adventure$1,100 BSOP Bahamas Main Event 20th $4,100
2022 World Series of PokerEvent #87: $5,000 8-Handed No-Limit Hold’em 30th $15,233
2022 World Series of PokerEvent #71: $1,111 One More for One Drop 808th $1,778
2022 World Series of PokerEvent #67: $10,000 Super Turbo Bounty No-Limit Hold’em Freezeout 5th $131,655
2022 World Series of PokerEvent #49: $2,000 No-Limit Hold’em 147th $4,355
2022 World Series of PokerEvent #37: $1,500 MILLIONAIRE MAKER No-Limit Hold’em 952nd $2,625
2022 World Series of PokerEvent #43: $500 Freezeout No-Limit Hold’em 115th $1,976
2022 World Series of Poker[Online] $400 No-Limit Hold’em Ultra Deepstack 246th $682
2022 World Series of PokerEvent #18: $1,000 Freezeout No-Limit Hold’em 304th $1,751
2022 World Series of PokerEvent #14: $1,500 6-Handed No-Limit Hold’em 272nd $2,630
2021 World Series of PokerEvent #54: $2,500 Nine-Game Mix 6-Handed 23rd $6,142
2021 World Series of PokerEvent #43: $1,000 Double Stack 361st $2,002
2021 World Series of PokerEvent #50: $600 Mixed No-Limit Hold’em/Pot-Limit Omaha Deepstack 106th $1,291
2021 World Series of PokerEvent #32: $3,000 H.O.R.S.E. 5th $39,423
2021 World Series of PokerEvent #26: $1,000 Freezeout No-Limit Hold’em 128th $2,006
$10,000 Wynn Millions ($10M GTD)$10,000 Wynn Millions ($10M GTD) 20th 97,274
2020 World Series of Poker Main Event2020 WSOP Main Event - WSOP.com 22nd $35,194
2020 GGPoker WSOP Online Bracelet EventsEvent #76: $400 FORTY STACK No Limit Hold’em 351st $1,194
2020 GGPoker WSOP Online Bracelet EventsEvent #73: $1,000 No Limit Hold’em 6-Handed 72nd $3,272
2020 WPT World Online ChampionshipsEvent #6: $3,200 Mix-Max Championship, $3m GTD 64th $8,250
2020 GGPoker WSOP Online Bracelet EventsEvent #65: $600 No Limit Hold’em Deepstack Championship 34th $4,580
2020 WSOP.com Online Bracelet EventsEvent #15: $1,000 PLO 8-Max HR 74th $1,701
2020 WSOP.com Online Bracelet EventsEvent #11: $500 No-Limit Hold’em Turbo Deepstack 6-Handed 235th $761
2020 WSOP.com Online Bracelet EventsEvent #6: $600 PLO8 6-Handed 118th $899
2019 Wynn Winter Classic$5,300 Championship Event 39th $15,101
2019 WinStar Labor Day River Poker Series$1,500 Main Event 127th $2,822
2019 partypoker LIVE MILLIONS Vegas @ Aria$10,300 Main Event 78th $20,000
2019 World Series of PokerEvent #47: $1,000/$10,000 Ladies No-Limit Hold’em Championship 141st $1,496
2019 World Series of PokerEvent #22: $1,000 Double Stack No-Limit Hold’em 250th $2,097
2019 World Series of PokerEvent #11: $5,000 No-Limit Hold’em 5th $91,211
2019 partypoker LIVE MILLIONS North AmericaCA$10,300 High Roller 4th 95,000 CAD
2019 PokerStars and Monte-CarloCasino EPT2,200 French National Championship High Roller 73rd €3,450
2019 PokerStars Caribbean Adventure$10,300 PCA Main Event 29th $38,180
2019 PokerStars Caribbean Adventure$1,100 PCA National 63rd $2,340
2018 Caribbean Poker Party$5,300 Main Event 153rd $12,500
2018 World Series of PokerEvent #52: $10,000 Limit Hold’em Championship 12th $20,253
2018 World Series of PokerEvent #50: $1,500 Razz 54th $2,322
2018 World Series of PokerEvent #37: $1,500 No-Limit Hold’em 187th $2,249
2018 World Series of PokerEvent #21: $1,500 No-Limit Hold’em MILLIONAIRE MAKER 770th $2,621
2018 World Series of PokerEvent #7: $565 COLOSSUS No-Limit Holdem 1140th $1,027
2018 World Series of PokerEvent #14: $1,500 No-Limit 2-7 Lowball Draw 16th $3,522
2018 World Series of PokerEvent #4: $1,500 Omaha Hi-Lo 8 or Better 111th $2,317
2018 partypoker LIVE MILLIONS Grand Final BarcelonaMain Event 122nd €25,000
2017 Caribbean Poker Party Festival$5,300 Millions Main Event ($5 Million Gtd.) 25th $30,000
2017 World Series of Poker EuropeEvent #11: 10,350 No-Limit Hold’em MAIN EVENT 6th €174,365
2017 World Series of PokerEvent #50: $1,500 No-Limit Hold’em BOUNTY 225th $1,509
2017 World Series of PokerEvent #23: THE MARATHON - $2,620 No-Limit Hold’em 58th $10,221
2017 World Series of PokerEvent #20: $1,500 No-Limit Hold’em MILLIONAIRE MAKER 397th $4,638
2017 World Series of PokerEvent #5: THE COLOSSUS III - $565 No-Limit Hold’em 950th $1,540
2017 PokerStars Championship presented by Monte-Carlo CasinoMain Event 105th €7,580
2016 PokerStars.com EPT Season 13 Malta5,300 Main Event 85th €8,070
2015 WinStar River Poker SeriesMain Event 97th $4,500
2015 PokerStars and Monte-Carlo Casino EPT Grand Final10,600 Main Event 69th €20,900
2014 World Series of PokerEvent #65: $10,000 Main Event 77th $85,812
2014 World Series of PokerEvent #51: $1,500 No-Limit Hold’em Monster Stack 336th $5,412
2014 World Series of PokerEvent #47: $1,500 Ante-Only No-Limit Hold’em 19th $6,573
2014 World Series of PokerEvent #41: $1,500 Six-Handed Dealer’s Choice 15th $5,911
2014 World Series of PokerEvent #30: $1,500 Seven-Card Stud Hi-Low 50th $2,905
2014 World Series of PokerEvent #14: $1,500 Limit Omaha Hi-Low 13th $12,811
2014 World Series of PokerEvent #8: $1,500 Millionaire Maker No-Limit Hold’em 309th $6,353
2014 World Series of PokerEvent #3: $1,000 Pot-Limit Omaha 40th $4,385
2014 PokerStars Caribbean Adventure$10,000,000 Guarantee Main Event 85th $22,800
2013 World Series of PokerEvent #48: $2,500 Limit Hold’em (Six Handed) 6th $26,858
2013 World Series of PokerEvent #38: $2,500 No-Limit Hold’em (Four Handed) 26th $7,004
2013 World Series of PokerEvent #25: $5,000 Omaha Hi-Low 8-or-Better 19th $9,741
2013 World Series of PokerEvent #20: $1,500 Omaha Hi-Low 8-or-Better 21st $8,377
2013 World Series of PokerEvent #18: $1,000 No-Limit Hold’em 214th $1,901
2012 WinStar River Poker SeriesMain Event 90th $4,517
2012 World Series of PokerEvent 61: $10,000 No-Limit Hold’em Main Event 322nd $32,871
2012 World Series of PokerEvent 56: $1,500 No-Limit Hold’em 168th $3,702
2012 World Series of PokerEvent 52: $2,500 10-Game Mix - Six-Handed 44th $4,309
2012 World Series of PokerEvent 48: $3,000 Limit Hold’em 25th $5,799
2012 World Series of PokerEvent 40: $2,500 Limit Hold’em - Six-Handed 11th $9,362
2012 World Series of PokerEvent 21: $1,000 No-Limit Hold’em 24th $12,621
The 2012 PokerStars and Monte-Carlo Casino EPT Grand FinalMain Event 79th €15,000
2011 World Series of Poker EuropeEvent #7: 10,400 Main Event Championship 27th €32,000
2011 World Series of PokerEvent #43: $1,500 No-Limit Holdem 125th $4,242
2011 World Series of PokerEvent #4: $5,000 No-Limit Holdem 2nd $540,020
2011 Aussie MillionsEvent #15: 8-Game Mixed Event 2nd 70,000 AUD
2010 World Series of PokerEvent #45: $1,500 No-Limit Holdem 193rd $3,428
2010 World Series of PokerEvent #31: $1,500 H.O.R.S.E. 42nd $4,276
2010 World Series of PokerEvent #22: $1,000 Ladies No-Limit Holdem Championship 75th $2,362
2009 World Series of PokerEvent 33 - $10,000 World Championship Limit Hold’em 11th $41,040
2009 World Series of PokerEvent 17 - $1,000 Ladies World Championship 97th $2,083
2009 L.A. Poker Classic$10,000 No Limit Hold’em Championship 43rd $32,740
2007 World Series of PokerEvent 55 - $10,000 World Championship No Limit Holdem 38th $237,865
2007 World Series of PokerEvent 3 - $1,500 No Limit Holdem 97th $5,729