Nani (Kun Nan) Dollison was born in South Korea in 1953 and is a professional poker player. She moved to the United States in 1972 and settled in Mississippi. She is one of the most well known female poker players in the game and has a reputation for being an aggressive player in tournaments.
Her first cash at the World Series of Poker tournament came in 1998 in the $1000 Women’s Seven Card Stud event. She finished in 15th place and walked away with prize money of $1000.
She has won three WSOP gold bracelets and the first one came in the $1000 Women’s Championship (Limit Hold’em/Seven Card Stud) event in 2000. She netted prize money of $53,200 for this win. The following year she won the $2000 Limit Hold’em event and as well as picking up her second World Series of Poker gold bracelet, she also earned prize money of $441,440. The same year she won another bracelet, this time in the $1000 Women’s Championship (No Limit Hold’em) event which saw her pick up another $41,130. In 2005 she cashed in the World Series of Poker World Championship Main Event, finishing in 115th place and picking up $54965.
So far she has just over three quarters of a million dollars in tournament earnings to her name. She is 7th on the all time list of female money winners at the World Series of Poker with 8 cashes and over $600,000 to her name.
She is considered to be among the top female poker players of all time and is admired by both fans and fellow professional players.