On February 27th, 2015, the first American Poker Awards Ceremony took place in Beverly Hills. Around 200 guests showed up for the event and Daniel Colman, who didn't attend the event, took home the most prestigious award: GPI Poker Player of the Year.
Global Poker Index boss Alexandre Dreyfus and his crew are now preparing for the 2015 European Poker Awards, which will be held on March 25th at th[...] Read more » 2015 European Poker Awards: Nominees Announced
Well, they still managed to save some of the laughable categories from the american counterpart - I mean awarding 'Industry Person of the Year' is got to be the toppest LOL I ever gave for a newsarticle about poker. Casino directors and tournament staff have to get their initial glory somewhere I guess. Even having Best Ambassador and Lifetime Achievement awards - I mean come on.
Joined: Aug '09
Age: 39 (M)
I suppose it to be nominated as Doubletop777 says you have to have a very good year, and it reassembles and success in live tournaments and securely online as well. So that we have something to fight for, and we'll maybe once nominated.
Posted by doubletop777: It must be great to be nominated for one of these awards. It proves that you have had at least a very good year and its always nice to be recognised by your peers. Good luck to all
I think we can all agree that these awards are practical jokes by the industry for the industry. Being recognised has nothing to do with a plastic cup you get for showing up.
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Location: United Kingdom
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I cannot believe that I do not see any names of mobsters in this list of European poker players up for a n annual award. It's shicking that the quality of the players here at BRMmare not recognised for their skills and contribution to poker....and of course, saving the world!
Posted by damosk: I cannot believe that I do not see any names of mobsters in this list of European poker players up for a n annual award. It's shicking that the quality of the players here at BRMmare not recognised for their skills and contribution to poker....and of course, saving the world!
There is a certain amount of 'skill' is required from you to be able to pay off the awarding comitee to 'find' you worthy. We just lacking that 'skill' LOL...