How would you feel if you were the son or daughter of a poker loving mother? Probably very good if your surname was Gowen and your mother’s name was Cycalona. That’s right, we’re talking about Clonie Gowen, one of the most successful female poker players in the world.
Clonie grew up in Kiowa, Oklahoma, and spent her early years growing up as a high school jock. She was one of the best players in the state championship basketball team and also a success in the high jump in track and field. She was also crowned Miss Teen McAlester, Oklahoma.
Before she got hooked on poker, she moved to Dallas, Texas, where she is living today. She then started traveling to Shreveport, Louisiana on weekends and made a few hundred bucks enough to make a living out of it. But her success in poker was only a fraction of what she got out of entering the World Poker Tour Costa Rica Classic. She finished the top 10 and got an invitation to World Poker Tour Ladies Night 2003. Despite top-class players such as Annie Duke and Jennifer Harman, on top of millions of eagerly watching viewers, she proved she was the best by winning.
Full Tilt Poker Bonus CodeToday, Clonie is an active team member of the Full Tilt Poker along with players like Howard Lederer, Phil Ivey, Chris Ferguson and Phil Gordon. In fact, this poker room was founded by professional players to give regular people a chance to play against the big stars. It is not uncommon for Clonie Gowen to sit down at mid stake tables and give the other players a run for their money something she’s usually pretty good at.
Besides cooperating with others in a poker room, Clonie is a regular columnist for the acclaimed Bluff Magazine, a poker paper that is circulating in hundreds of thousands of copies. And as if that wasn’t enough, Clonie assists the United States Poker Association (USPA) with her knowledge.
Clonie Gowen’s winnings exceed $250,000 although we can tell for sure that she has other sources of income, let alone her position as a member of the Full Tilt Poker team, which surely brings in a buck or two. In other words, Clonie is a successful and beautiful woman who knows how to bet and bluff.