Global Poker awards nominees have been announced. This year’s edition will dish out 26 awards to the finalists in 18 categories.  Among those to be awarded include Best Streamer, Best Tournament Director, Best final Table Table Performance, Best Broadcast, and Best Tournament director among many more.

The nominees were selected and voted for by selected panels comprising poker-industry leaders and insiders.

Here’s a breakdown of the nominees (listed in no particular order)


Best Final Table Performance

  • Koray Aldemir, WSOP Main Event
  • Jeremy Ausmus, WSOP PLO High Roller
  • Daniel Cates, WSOP $50K Poker Players Championship
  • Adam Friedman, WSOP $10K Dealer’s Choice 6-Max


GPI Breakout Player

  • Christopher Brewer
  • Kyna England
  • Johan Guilbert
  • Vanessa Kade


Players Choice for Toughest Opponent

  • Michael Addamo
  • Stephen Chidwick
  • Ali Imsirovic
  • David Peters


Twitter Personality

  • Will Jaffe
  • Jamie Kerstetter
  • Kitty Kuo
  • Kevin Mathers


Best Streamer

  • Kevin Martin
  • Benjamin Spragg
  • Jonathan Van Fleet
  • Lex Veldhuis


Best Vlogger

  • Jaman Burton
  • Ryan DePaulo
  • Brad Owen
  • Ethan Yau


Best Industry Person

  • Tony Burns
  • Jack Effel
  • Mori Eskandani
  • Matt Savage


Best Tournament Director

  • Paul Campbell
  • Justin Hammer
  • Ray Pulford
  • Andy Tillman


Best Event

  • Seminole Hard Rock Rock ’n’ Roll Poker Open
  • WSOP Main Event
  • Wynn Mystery Bounty
  • Wynn Millions


Best Podcast

  • Poker in the Ears — James Hartigan, Joe Stapleton
  • The Chips Race Poker Podcast — David Lappin, Dara O’Kearney
  • The Doug Polk Podcast — Doug Polk
  • The Heart of Poker — Kara Scott


Best Broadcaster

  • Jamie Kerstetter
  • Ali Nejad
  • Jeff Platt
  • Joe Stapleton


Best Live Reporter

  • Mickey Doft
  • Timothy Duckworth
  • Chad Holloway
  • Christian Zetszche


Best Media Content Written

  • Lance Bradley: Isai Scheinberg: His Company, His Legacy, and How Black Friday Impacted Both
  • Alex O’Brien: How a $10K poker Win Changed How I Think
  • D’Arcy Maine: While Battling Brain Cancer, Michael Graydon Lives World Series of Poker Dream
  • Charles Rabin: From Immigration ‘Cage’ to Newest Poker Champ at Hard Rock. An Afghan Refugee’s Luck Turns


Best Media Content Photo

  • Antonio Abrego: Adam Friedman defeats Phil Hellmuth
  • Hayley Hochstetler: The End of an Era
  • Enrique Malfavon: The WSOP Main Event Bubble Bursts
  • Danny Maxwell: Brandon Shack-Harris and his umbrella at WSOP


Best Media Content Video

  • Paul Graydon and Andrew Neeme: The Villian Who Stole Christmas
  • Last Call Pokeridokumentii
  • Jeff Platt: Stand Up for Me, Please!
  • Remko Rinkema: Run it Back with Stephanie Ungar
  • Run it Once: Meet the Jungleman


Fan’s Choice Best Hand

  • Daniel Cates gets Ryan Leng to fold
  • Doug Polk makes epic fold against Phill Hellmuth on “High Stakes Poker”
  • Nicolas Rigby’s monster WSOP Main Event bluff
  • Quads over quads at WSOP Main Event


Fan’s Choice Best Trophy

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


Fan’s Choice Poker Personality

  • Johan Guilbert
  • Greg Liow
  • Jonathan Little
  • Masato Yokasawa




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