5 | Countdown to the American Poker Awards

American Poker Awards

The countdown is on … The 2nd Annual GPI American Poker Awards are just five days away!

The game’s biggest names will all gather at the SLS Hotel in Beverly Hills and you’ll be able to catch the action, live on Twitch.tv/GPL starting at 8:30pm PT on Thursday, February 25th!

1st Annual American Poker Awards Winners
Top Player in the World – Dan Smith
Charitable Initiative – “All In” for Kids (CHOP/WPT Foundation)
Tournament Performance – Mark Newhouse
Best Ambassador – Daniel Negreanu (fan vote)
Breakout Player – Brandon Shack-Harris
Player of the Year – Daniel Colman
Female Player of the Year – Vanessa Selbst
Lifetime Achievement – Steve Lipscomb, WPT co-founder
Media Content – Brad Willis (Stages/Never Stop Fighting blog)
Innovation/Initiative – Twitch opens its doors to poker
Media Person – Chris Grove
Industry Person – Adam Pliska
Event of the Year -2K – WSOP Monster Stack
Event of the year +2K – WSOP Main Event

*Video credit: PokerNews


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