Categories Archives: Poker Awards

Poker Conference Highlights

The American Poker World turned out in force for the American Poker Awards at the SLS Hotel in Beverly Hills, with panelists, influencers and top players gathered together to discussion the state of the North American Poker Industry. Innovation, growth th

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Nomination Panel Members

Members of the Jury & Nomination Panel The Jury will determine the Awards winners in each of the respective category. The Jury will consist of a President and 8 prominent figures in the American and Canadian poker industry. Members of the Jury will me

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Player of the Year Award

Awarded to the 2014 American GPI POY Ranking Leader Awarded to the American poker player to have accumulated the most points on the worldwide live tournament poker circuit during the 2014 poker season as determined by the Global Poker Index’s exclusive

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The APA 2014 Nominees Revealed

Los Angeles, California – The contenders for the first ever GPI American Poker Awards have been announced. A nomination panel, comprised of close to 60 of the brightest minds in the poker industry was asked for two selections in each category. Votes

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Poker Ambassador of the Year

Awarded by People’s Choice  Award presented to the poker player from the USA or Canada judged to have been the game’s best ambassador in 2014, making a positive impact on poker while engaging its fans. Just what makes a great poker ambassador? It’s

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Media Person of the Year

Awarded by Nomination Vote & Jury Award presented to the American media person judged to have been a leading personality in poker media during the 2014 poker season. Media members are an integral part of the poker world. The best media members have th

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Challenger Cup Winner

Awarded to the 2014 American Challenger Cup Ranking Leader Award presented to the American poker player who finishes in first position in the Challenger Cup in the American region. The Challenger Cup rewards poker players who excel in tournaments whose

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Breakout of the Year Award

Awarded by Nomination Vote & Jury Awarded to the American or Canadian poker player without a major poker title* heading into 2014 who enjoyed a breakout year on the live tournament circuit this season as judged by the nomination panel and the members

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