Angelica Hael is an extraordinary Poker Industry person. She is the VP of Global Tour Management at World Poker Tour and is now in her 12th year with WPT, Hael oversees the overall management of World Poker Tour and WPT-branded events.
She started in poker as a Poker Dealer at the Crown Casino in her home country of Australia. It was in 2005 when partypoker sponsored the Aussie Millions and Angelica became the liaison for them both by coordinating bookings, filming guidelines and other needs. Her talent was noticed and she later joined partypoker as VIP Marketing and Player Development Manager.
It was in 2010 she was called upon to join the WPT family to develop the International market in which she has succeeded in spades.
In 2018 Angelica was awarded the GPI Industry Person of the Year for her work in poker as well as creating the WPT Women’s Poker Initiative which served to begin serious conversations around women in poker throughout the industry.