The World Poker Awards Go back After COVID Brought about Hiatus

The 3rd version of the World Poker Awards has formally been introduced and returns to the PokerGO Studio on the ARIA Resort and Casino in February 2022.

The poker trade match, that appears to have a good time the achievements of well known figures from all sides of poker, is being introduced you through PokerGO and follows the announcement of their multi-year partnership with the Global Poker Index (GPI) and The Hendon Mob (THM). The rite can be streamed continue to exist PokerGO on Friday, February 18.

2022 Global Poker Awards

Live poker was affected for large parts of 2020 and 2021 due to the COVID-19 pandemic, with the 2021 Global Poker Awards being cancelled due to the severity of the global crisis.

“We can’t wait to shine the light bright on the most talented people and organizations once again”

The return of the ceremony marks the end of the two year hiatus for the celebratory event.

Over 20 awards are up for grabs at the 2022 Global Poker Awards.

Some of the accolades that will be presented include – GPI Player of the Year, Players’ Choice Award for Best All-Around Poker Player and People’s Choice Award for Hand of the Year.


Read More: 2019 Global Poker Awards Full Results


Eric Danis, President of the GPI/THM completely informed PokerNews that “After looking forward to two looooong years, I am so glad to announce that we are bringing the World Poker Awards again to PokerGO!”

“The remaining two years had been tough for everybody, together with the ones in our trade, we simply can not wait to polish the sunshine vibrant at the maximum gifted folks and organizations as soon as once more,” added Danis.

2020 World Poker Awards Winners

2020 Global Poker Award winners
Award Winner
GPI Breakout Participant of the 12 months Robert Campbell
Ultimate Desk Efficiency of the 12 months Phillip Hui – WSOP Poker Avid gamers Championship
Twitter Character of the 12 months Jamie Kerstetter
Avid gamers Selection for Hardest Opponent Stephen Chidwick
Streamer of the 12 months Lex Veldhuis
Vlogger of the 12 months Andrew Neeme
Podcast of the 12 months The Grid: Jennifer Shahade
Trade Individual of the 12 months Paul Phua – Triton Poker
Match Director of the 12 months Matt Savage
Tournament of the 12 months PokerStars Avid gamers Championship (PSPC) Bahamas
Mid-Main Excursion/Circuit of the 12 months RunGood Poker Sequence (RGPS)
Journalist of the 12 months Joey Ingram
Broadcaster of the 12 months Nick Schulman
Media Content material of the 12 months Written Poker and Pop Tradition, Martin Harris for D&B Publishing
Media Content material of the 12 months Picture Drew Amato: Dario Sammartino folds at WSOP
Media Content material of the 12 months Video Joey Ingram – Investigating Mike Postle Hand Histories
Other folks’s Selection for Poker Character of the 12 months Jonathan Little
Other folks’s Selection for Hand of the 12 months Ryan Riess makes 10-high all-in name at EPT Monte Carlo
Award of Benefit Match Are living Newshounds
Poker ICON Award Johnny Chan
Hendon Mob Award “Miami” John Cernuto

Learn Extra: Joey Ingram Scoops Two Awards at 2020 Global Poker Awards


2019 World Poker Awards Winners

Maria Ho
Award Winner
Match Efficiency John Cynn (WSOP Major Tournament)
Breakout Participant of the 12 months Almedin “Ali” Imsirovic
Streamer Of The 12 months Lex Veldhuis
Vlogger Of The 12 months Andrew Neeme
Podcast of the 12 months The Chip Race Poker Podcast
Broadcaster of the 12 months Maria Ho (pictured)
Poker Journalist of the 12 months Sarah Herring
Media Content material of the 12 months Lance Bradley (ebook: The Pursuit of Poker Luck)
Trade Individual Angelica Hael
Match Director of the 12 months Paul Campbell (ARIA)
Mid-Main Excursion/Circuit of the 12 months RUNGOOD Poker Sequence
Tournament Of The 12 months WSOP Major Tournament
Second Of The 12 months Justin Bonomo wins Large One for One Drop, finishing Tremendous Prime Curler Streak
2018 GPI Poker Participant of the 12 months Alex Foxen
2018 GPI Feminine Participant of the 12 months Kristen Bicknell
Award for Lifetime Fulfillment in Poker Doyle Brunson
Charitable Initiative Robbie Strazynski for his Run Neatly Marketing campaign
Jury Prize Drew Amato
PocketFives Legacy Award Chris Moorman
Other folks’s Selection Award for Poker Character of the 12 months Brad Owen

Decided on Earlier Winners Footage

Joey Ingram GPA 2020
Joey Ingram Gained the Journalist of the 12 months and Media Content material of the 12 months Video awards on the 2020 World Poker Awards.
Jamie Kerstetter
Jamie Kerstetter along with her Twitter Character of the 12 months award.
Johnny Chan
Poker ICON Award recipient Johnny Chan

Photos courtesy of revolutionpix/World Poker Index

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Author: Bradley Watson