World Womans Open Set to Start

7th Aug 2007

The Womens World Open begins in London today, with 36 competitors set to take part. The top names in this years event are Jennifer Tilly, Shannon Elizabeth and Liz Lieu.

Jennifer Tilly, who has previously been nominated for an Academy Award has a WSOP bracelet to her name, Shannon Elizabeth, who rose to stardom as Nadia in the American Pie movies, made the final four recently at the NBC heads up championship. Liz Lieu is one of the greatest womans poker players in the world and was star of the Premier League Poker series.

Elizabeth said: "I'm so excited to be coming to London to commentate and play in the inaugural PartyPoker Women's World Open. So many great women will be playing from the United States including Liz Lieu and Jennifer Tilly, so hopefully one of us can bring home the championship!" It is PartyPoker's first ever female tournament and will take place between the 7th and 10th August. The 36 players from around the world will be battling it out for their share of a $108k prize pot.

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