Nominations for the 3rd Global Poker Awards

Nominations for the 3rd Global Poker Awards

The nominations for the 3rd Global Poker Awards were announced this night. A panel of poker insiders, media and fans nominated four candidates each in numerous categories in two rounds of voting.

The awards will be presented on 18 February and prizes will be awarded in 26 categories. Among them are three People's Choice Awards, which are determined exclusively by a vote from the fans.
The three winners, who will be determined via the GPI ranking, have already been announced:

  • GPI Player of the Year: Ali Imsirovic
  • GPI Player of the Year: Nadya Magnus
  • GPI Mid Major Player of the Year: David Mzareulov

All Nominees


Best Final Table Performance

  • Koray Aldemir (Germany), WSOP Main Event
  • Jeremy Ausmus (USA), WSOP PLO High Roller
  • Daniel “Jungleman” Cates (USA), WSOP 50K Poker Players Championship
  • Adam Friedman (USA), WSOP 10K Dealer’s Choice 6-Max Championship
Best Final Table 0221

Breakout Player

  • Christopher Brewer (USA)
  • Kyna England (USA)
  • Johan Guilbert (France)
  • Vanessa Kade (Canada)

Players Choice: Toughest Opponent

  • Michael Addamo (Australia)
  • Stephen Chidwick (England)
  • Ali Imsirovic (Bosnia & Herzegovina)
  • David Peters (USA)
Toughest Opponent 2021


Twitter Personality

Best Streamer

Best Streamer 2021

Best Vlogger

Best Podcast

Best Broadcaster

  • Jamie Kerstetter (USA)
  • Ali Nejad (USA)
  • Jeff Platt (USA)
  • Joseph Stapleton (USA)

Best Live Reporter

  • Merom “Mickey” Doft (USA)
  • Timothy Duckworth (Australia)
  • Chad Holloway (USA)
  • Christian Zetszche (Germany)

Best Media Content: Written

Best Media Content: Photo

  • Antonio Abrego (USA) for PokerGO: Adam Friedman defeats Phil Hellmuth for 3rd straight WSOP 10K Dealers Choice title
  • Hayley Hochstetler (USA): The End of an Era
  • Enrique Malfavon (USA) for PokerGO: The WSOP Main Event Bubble Bursts
  • Danny Maxwell (Ireland) for PokerNews/WSOP: Brandon Shack-Harris and his umbrella at WSOP
Best Poker Photo 2021

Best Media Content: Video


Best Industry Person

  • Tony Burns (USA)
  • Jack Effel (USA)
  • Mori Eskandani (Iran/USA)
  • Matt Savage (USA)

Best Tournament Director

  • Paul Campbell (USA)
  • Justin Hammer (USA)
  • Ray Pulford (USA)
  • Andy Tillman (USA)

Best Event

  • Seminole Hard Rock Rock ‘N’ Roll Poker Open Opening Event
  • World Series of Poker Main Event
  • Wynn Mystery Bounty (Summer 2021)
  • Wynn Millions

Fans Choice

Best Hand

Best Trophy

  • Mike Sexton WPT Champions Cup
  • MSPT South Dakota State Championship
  • Seminole Hard Rock Poker Open Championship
  • WPTDeepStacks Gold Coast
Best Trophy 2021

Poker Personality

  • Johan “YoH ViraL” Guilbert (France)
  • Greg “Greg Goes All In” Liow (Canada)
  • Jonathan Little (USA)
  • Masato Yokosawa (Japan)

» Vote for the Poker Personality here until Jan 26th

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