Samantha Abernathy

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Samantha Abernathy
Samantha Abernathy (2015)
Samantha Abernathy (2015)
  Personal information  
Date of birth May 11, 1991
place of birth United StatesUnited States Atlanta
Samantha A.WSOP Nevada
place of residence United StatesUnited States Las Vegas
Live Poker Tournament Achievements
Highest prize money $ 437,543
Total prize money $ 575,264
World Series of Poker
Bracelets no
Cashes 4th
Best main event no cash
Last updated: January 6, 2020

Samantha "Sam" Abernathy (born May 11, 1991 in Atlanta , Georgia ) is an American poker player and it girl .


Abernathy studied design at the College of Art and Design in Savannah . She worked in Chicago as a graphic designer , photographer and illustrator and has lived in Las Vegas since 2014 . In addition to her poker career, she gained fame through regular appearances with multimillionaire Dan Bilzerian . Abernathy has been engaged since late August 2018.

Poker career

Abernathy plays online under the nickname SamanthaA . She has been taking part in renowned live tournaments since 2014 .

Abernathy played many small tournaments early in her live career and in April 2014 she won several daily tournaments at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas . In June 2015 she was the first time in the World Series of Poker in the Rio All-Suite Hotel and Casino successfully in Las Vegas and was killed in a shootout -Event the variant No-Limit Hold 'em the money. She reached the final table at the main event of the Aussie Millions Poker Championship in Melbourne in late January 2016. For her third place she received her highest prize money to date of around 435,000 US dollars . Abernathy caused a stir before the final table when she won a hand after a slow roll by Australian Mikel Habb and Jason Somerville commented it with "Ship it to Mama".

Overall, Abernathy has earned over $ 550,000 in poker in live tournaments.

Web links

Commons : Samantha Abernathy  - collection of images

Individual evidence

  1. a b Samantha Abernathy Bio and Poker Profile on from February 27, 2015, accessed on March 28, 2016 (English).
  2. a b Gossip: Dan Bilzerian and Sam Abernathy go drinking together ( Memento from April 1, 2016 in the Internet Archive ) on from February 11, 2016, accessed on April 1, 2016.
  3. Off the Felt: Someone Is Engaged on from August 31, 2018, accessed on September 2, 2018.
  4. SamanthaStacks in the PocketFives database, accessed on May 6, 2016.
  5. a b c Samantha Abernathy in the Hendon Mob Poker Database, accessed March 28, 2016 (English).
  6. 46th World Series of Poker (WSOP) 2015 ($ 1,500 No Limit Hold'em Shootout (Event # 14)) in the Hendon Mob Poker Database, accessed on March 28, 2016 (English).
  7. 2016 Aussie Millions Poker Championship (A $ 10,000 + 600 No Limit Hold'em Main Event (Event # 11)) in the Hendon Mob Poker Database, accessed on March 28, 2016 (English).
  8. Slow-roll Justice at the 2016 Aussie Millions Main Event | PokerStars on YouTube February 4, 2016, accessed March 28, 2016.