Raquel Pomplun, the 2013 Playboy Playmate of the Year (Getty Images)
It's been 53 years since the first Playboy Playmate of the Year graced the cover of the now iconic magazine, but in some ways, not much has changed. While other mens magazines have come and gone, the Playboy empire marches on -- one issue/ reality show/ pool party at a time. And make no mistake, landing that coveted front slot is still a seriously big deal.
So, who took home top honors this year? None other than Raquel Pomplun, a 25-year old Latina beauty with a gently lilting voice and a girl-next-door smile. Oh yeah, her body's not so bad either.Read More »from Who Is Raquel Pomplun? 5 Things to Know About the 2013 Playboy Playmate of the Year