Categories for Global Poker Awards unveiled – Casino City Times
30 December 2021
(PRESS RELEASE) — The Global Poker Index and The Hendon Mob have announced the categories for the upcoming Global Poker Awards, live from the PokerGO Studio at Aria Resort & Casino in Las Vegas on Friday, 18 February 2022, exclusively on PokerGO.
A total of 26 awards are expected to be presented at the ceremony. Awards recipients will include winners in various GPI Player of the Year races, including the 2021 GPI Poker Player of the Year, the Female Player of the Year and the addition of the GPI Mid-Major Player of the Year, recognizing players scoring points in events with a buy-in of $2,500 USD and below.
Returning awards determined by various voting panels include GPI Breakout Player of the Year, Final Table Performance, Best Vlogger, Best Streamer and Best Broadcaster. Best Live Tournament Reporter is a new votable category for the Awards.
The fans will once again have their say. The Fan Choice Awards will include three categories: Best Hand, People’s Choice for Poker Personality and the introduction of a new category, Best Trophy.
Poker ICON, Players Choice for Toughest Opponent, Best Event, Best Podcast and Best Industry Person are a few of the other categories that will be part of the upcoming ceremony. Voting panel members will receive their preliminary round ballots next week.
Here is a full list of trophies that are expected to be handed out at the Global Poker Awards:
2021 GPI Poker Player of the Year
2021 GPI Female Player of the Year
2021 GPI Mid-Major Player of the Year
2021 PokerGO Tour Player of the Year
GPI Breakout Player
Best Final Table Performance
Best Twitter Personality
Best Industry Person
Best Tournament Director
Best Live Tournament Reporter
Best Media Content: Photo
Best Media Content: Video
Best Media Content: Written
Players Choice: Toughest Opponent
People’s Choice for Poker Personality
GPI Award of Merit
The Hendon Mob Achievement Award
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