Making Ali Imsirovic’s ‘Wildest Dreams’ Come True

The International Poker Index Awards happened on the Aria ultimate evening, celebrating poker and the individuals who make it one of the most global’s very best video games.

Ali Imsirovic accepts his 2021 GPI Participant of the 12 months Award. (Symbol: PokerGo)

The 2021 GPI Player of the Year Ali Imsirovic used to be the large winner, taking house 3 awards, however many deserving gamers, poker personalities, and business contributors were given their due for the paintings they installed ultimate yr. 

“By no means in my wildest goals did I ever assume this used to be conceivable,” Imsirovic mentioned in his acceptance speech. “To win the name of Participant of the 12 months from one of the vital prestigious reside score programs that we’ve got within the business, it feels surreal. I couldn’t even describe the surprise and disbelief my 18 year-old self would have.” 

The whole broadcast can be found here. 

And the winners: 

  • GPI Poker Participant of the 12 months — Ali Imsirovic
  • PokerGO Excursion Participant of the 12 months — Ali Imsirovic
  • GPI Feminine Participant of the 12 months — Nadya Magnus
  • GPI Mid-Primary Participant of the 12 months — David Mzareulov
  • Very best Event Director — Paul Campbell
  • Charitable Begin Award — Veronica Brill
  • Very best Ultimate Desk Efficiency — Adam Friedman
  • Twitter Persona — Jamie Kerstetter
  • Very best Media Content material: Photograph — Enrique Malfavon
  • Enthusiasts Selection: Very best Trophy — Mike Sexton WPT Champions Cup
  • Services and products to Poker — Kevin Mathers
  • Very best Reside Reporter — Christian Zetzsche
  • Very best Media Content material: Written — Lance Bradley
  • Very best Vlogger — Brad Owen
  • Very best Match — WSOP Major Match
  • GPI Award of Benefit — Maria Konnikova
  • GPI Breakout Participant — Johan Guilbert
  • Fan’s Selection: Very best Hand — Doug Polk’s fold in opposition to Phil Helmuth on Prime Stakes Poker
  • Very best Podcast — James Hartigan and Joseph Stapleton, “Poker within the Ears”
  • Very best Trade Individual — Matt Savage
  • Gamers Selection for Hardest Opponent — Ali Imsirovic
  • Very best Media Content material: Video — Remko Rinkema
  • Fan’s Selection: Poker Persona — Masato Yokosawa
  • Very best Streamer — Ben Spragg
  • Very best Broadcaster — Jeff Platt

Lots of the winners celebrated the evening with their enthusiasts thru Twitter.

Right here’s Veronica Brill and Jamie Kerstetter:

Winner Joe Stapleton had a blast and gave credit score to the hosts:

Implausible creator Lance Bradley:

And Matt Savage popped on Twitter to present props to the WSOP’s Jack Effel:


Making Ali Imsirovic's 'Wildest Dreams' Come True

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Bob Pajich

Bob Pajich is a poker information reporter, inventive creator, and poker participant who by no means met suited connectors he did not like.

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