Originally from Illinois, Kyna England has managed to grab all the limelight in the poker community now. She enjoyed a breakout year in 2021 after leaving her job in the insurance industry to become a full-time professional poker player. Since then, she has also signed a deal with GGPoker as the first ClubGG brand ambassador.
ClubGG is an app by GGPoker that allows players and members to win seats for various live events globally. Given her rise to fame in the last few years, let’s look at Kyna England career, Kyna England net worth and other details on this female poker pro.
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As mentioned earlier, England had a career in the insurance industry which lasted nearly eight years before she pursued poker as a full time profession. According to Hendon Mob, England’s first live recorded outing came in 2018, where he featured in the $350 No Limit Hold’em – Monster Stack event in Heartland Poker Tour and finished at the 45th spot to win $1,515.
Later on, her first major win came in 2020 at the $250 NLH Ladies Event in the WSOP Circuit to pocket around $4,436. The following year, she proved crucial for England, producing solid performances in 2021. She finished in 25th place at the $1,100 buy-in Mid-Stakes Poker Tour (MSPT) South Dakota Main Event in January to earn $3,161.
It was followed with a deeper finish as England recorded a 3rd place finish at the MSPT Riverside Main Event to win $73,782. Following a fantastic performance at MSPT, she recorded a third-place finish in the $5,000 WPT Venetian DeepStack Championship to pocket her biggest live score to date of $448,755.
Later on, she also won the MSPT Minnesota Winter Poker Classic to win $186,709, which helped her claim the number one spot in the Player of the Year race. It is worth noting that she was the first woman to achieve this feat. England landed a partnership with GGPoker’s ClubGG In September 2022 and became the first ambassador for the app.
Also known by her nickname ‘KynaCool’, England has fared well on the biggest stage in world poker. Despite not having any World Series of Poker (WSOP) bracelets, she has only one ring alongside 30+ cashes. These cashes have come roughly in equal numbers in WSOP and the WSOP Circuit.
England is also a Poker Power instructor who now resides in Las Vegas has registered over $1 Million in total live earnings. While we do not have a rough estimate on what Kyna England net worth is right now, we can assure you it would be on the rise given her earnings and popularity. Her relationship with GGPoker and upbeat attitude also helped her land a spot on the reality TV poker show, Game of Gold as well.
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