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Global Poker Awards – Joey Ingram leads the list of nominees!

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January 29, 2020 3:58 pm

Global Poker Awards - Joey Ingram leads the list of nominees!

The Global Poker Awards will be presented on March 6th at PokerGo Studios in Las Vegas. There are 25 trophies to be won, and the nominees represent an international mix of 12 nations. Among them are 16 former winners.

With four nominations, content producer Joey Ingram is the hottest contender for at least one trophy. His relentless dedication to solving the Mike Postle case from the Stones Live Cash Games earned him the nomination in the category “Media Content: Video”. He is also nominated in the categories “Podcast of the Year”, “Journalist of the Year” and the audience award “Poker Personality of the Year”, for which you can vote here.

With three nominations, Lance Bradley is once again represented. He will compete in the categories “Journalist of the Year”, “Media Content: Written” and together with Donnie Peters for the “Podcast of the Year”.

Hossein Ensan is the only German to be nominated for his outstanding performance at the 2019 World Series of Poker Main Event, which he won. He will compete in the Final Table Performance of the Year category and will face off against Alex Foxen (WPT Five Diamond World Poker Classic), Phillip Hui (WSOP Poker Players Championship) and Bryn Kenney (Triton Super High Roller Series Montenegro).

Especially exciting is the category “Players Choice for Toughest Opponent”. Here the GPI Top 100 was allowed to vote for the most feared player at the table. Among the top four are Michael Addamo (AUS), Kahle Burns (AUS), Stephen Chidwick (UK), and Ali Imsirovic (BIH).

In addition to the player award, there are also two audience awards. Both the “Poker Personality of the Year” and the “Hand of the Year” are open for general voting.

Here is an overview of all categories and nominees:

GPI BREAKOUT PLAYER OF THE YEAR

Robert Campbell (OFF)
Ramon Colillas (ESP)
Ben Farrell (UK)
George Wolff (USA)

FINAL TABLE PERFORMANCE OF THE YEAR

Hossein Ensan (GER), WSOP Main Event
William Alex Foxen (USA), WPT Five Diamond World Poker Classic
Phillip Hui (USA), WSOP Poker Players Championship
Bryn Kenney (USA), Triton Poker Super High Roller Series Montenegro

TWITTER PERSONALITY OF THE YEAR

Barny Boatman (UK)
Jamie Kerstetter (USA)
Kitty Kuo (TAI)
Kevin Mathers (USA)

PLAYERS CHOICE FOR TOUGHEST OPPONENT

Michael Addamo (OFF)
Bald Burns (OFF)
Stephen Chidwick (UK)
Ali Imsirovic (BIH)

STREAMER OF THE YEAR

Hristivoje Pavlovic (OFF)
Benjamin Spragg (UK)
Matthew Staples (CAN)
Lex Veldhuis (NED)

VLOGGER OF THE YEAR

Jaman Burton (USA)
Andrew Neeme (USA)
Daniel Negreanu (CAN)
Brad Owen (USA)

PODCAST OF THE YEAR

DAT Poker Podcast: Terrence Chan, Ross Henry, Adam Schwartz, Daniel Negreanu (CAN)
Poker Life Podcast: Joey Ingram (USA)
The Fives, a PocketFives Podcast: Lance Bradley (CAN), Donnie Peters (USA)
The Grid: Jennifer Shahade (USA)

INDUSTRY PERSON OF THE YEAR

Phil Galfond (USA), Run it Once Poker
Cary Katz (USA), Poker Central/PokerGO
Paul Phua (MAS), Triton Poker
Matt Savage (USA), WPT/TDA

TOURNAMENT DIRECTOR OF THE YEAR

Tony Burns (USA), Semionle Hard Rock
Paul Campbell (USA), Aria
Jack Effel (USA), World Series of Poker
Matt Savage (USA), WPT/TDA

EVENT OF THE YEAR

PokerStars Players Championship Bahamas
Triton London Million for Charity
World Series of Poker Main Event
World Series of Poker BIG 50

MID-MAJOR TOUR/CIRCUIT OF THE YEAR

Road to PSPC
RUNGOOD Poker Series
WPTDeepStacks
WSOP circuit

JOURNALIST OF THE YEAR

Lance Bradley (CAN)
Haley Hintze (USA)
Joey Ingram (USA)
Nick Jones (UK)

BROADCASTER OF THE YEAR

Jamie Kerstetter (USA)
Jeff Platt (USA)
Nick Schulman (USA)
Joseph Stapleton (USA)

MEDIA CONTENT OF THE YEAR: WRITTEN

A Fight for Fatherhood: The Biggest Win of Jason Young’s Life, Lance Bradley (CAN) for PocketFives
Kevin Roster Spread Sarcoma Awareness at WSOP, Wants to End Life on His Terms, Aleeyah Jadavji (CAN), Hayley Hochstetler (USA) for PokerNews
Poker and Pop Culture, Martin Harris (USA) for D+B Publishing
The Unabridged Story of The Hendon Mob, Paul Seaton (UK) for PokerNews

MEDIA CONTENT OF THE YEAR

Antonio Abrego (USA): Ryan Laplante in deep thought at the WSOP (PokerNews)
Drew Amato (USA): Dario Sammartino folds at the WSOP (Poker Central)
Joe Giron (USA): WPT Champion Frank Stepuchin is lifted in victory (WPT)
Hayley Hochstetler (USA): Doyle Brunson and Jack Binion at WSOP celebration (WSOP)

MEDIA CONTENT OF THE YEAR: VIDEO

Investigating Mike Postle Hand Histories from Stones Live, Joey Ingram (USA)
Legends of the Game – Stu Ungar (PokerGO)
The Big Blind w/Jeff Platt featuring Mike Matusow, Normand Chad, Sarah Herring (PokerGO)
Who Makes Money from Professional Poker, Sam Rega (USA) for CNBC

PEOPLE’S CHOICE FOR POKER PERSONALITY OF THE YEAR

Joey Ingram (USA)
Jonathan Little (USA)
Ryan DePaulo (USA)
Lex Veldhuis (NED)

PEOPLE’S CHOICE FOR HAND OF THE YEAR

Bryce Yockey takes a historic hit against Josh Arieh in the WSOP Poker Players Championship
Ryan Riess makes a 10-high all-in call at EPT Monte Carlo final table
Sam Trickett makes Stephen Chidwick fold the best hand at Triton London 1M event
Thi Xoa Nguyen folds full house to Athanasios Polychronopoulos at PSPC

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