Lupe is the Founder and Committee Chair of the Women in Poker Hall of Fame. Her involvement in poker is extensive. She is a member of many industry associations and related partnerships. However, Lupe is best known for the companies and associations she has personally founded and developed over the years.
In 2018, Lupe was recognized and inducted into the prestigious Women in Poker Hall of Fame – Class of 2018.
Some of Lupe’s Creations:
Poker Chix (Now on Facebook) – Founded in 2002, Poker Chix is the first online poker club for women.
Ladies International Poker Series (LIPS Tour) – The first poker tour in the world for women. LIPS was founded in 2004 and continues to create poker festivals dedicated to women poker players.
Senior Poker Tour – Senior Poker Tour (SPT) was established in 2013 and brings world class tournaments with a variety of poker games to players 50 and older. SPT – For the Prime Time Player!
Women in Poker Hall of Fame (WiPHoF) – Designed to honor women in poker who have acquired prominence and have made significant contributions to the poker world. The Hall, with its charter induction in 2008, records the history of women who are recognized by the poker world for their achievements.
Women’s Poker Association (WPA) – is a global membership-based, all-volunteer, professional 501c3 organization formed to promote, develop, and professionalize the advancement of women in poker by heightening the exposure of current women poker players while encouraging and developing new women players.
Women in Poker – A comprehensive festival been created for women which includes the Women in Poker Hall of Fame. The WIP festival includes cash poker tournaments, parties, the WiPHoF, shopping, charity event and more! All with other women with a passion for poker.
Mike Sexton All American Poker Circuit – (In Development)
Poker Hall of Famer Mike Sexton was not only one of the greatest Ambassadors for the game of poker, he was a patriot, an athlete, a family man and philanthropist. We honor his legacy with the “Mike Sexton All American Poker Circuit”. The MSAAPC festival, includes a Senior & Ladies Championships a Charity Event (Poker Gives) and the Main Event honoring Mike Sexton and his legacy. Additionally, the Main Event creates the All American Circle of Champions, the best amateur poker players in the US.