European Poker Awards nominations announced

European Poker Awards nominations announced

Friday, 13 January 2012

The nominations for the European Poker Awards which have just been announced and as expected, there will be a strong British presence at the Aviation Club for the ceremony later this month.

Sam Trickett and Jake Cody will be competing with Bertrand 'ElkY' Grospellier, WSOP Main Event winner Pius Heinz, Eugene Katchalov and Russia's Andrey Pateychuck for the Player of the Year award.

Trickett and Cody are also nominated for the Best Tournament Performace award. Chris Moorman is up for the Internet Player of the Year alongside Ireland's Jude Ainsworth, Ilari Sahamies, Viktor 'Isildur1' Blom and Rui Cao with WSOP finalist and Late Night Poker winner Sam Holden nominated in the Rookie of the Year category.

Liv Boeree and Vicky Coren are nominated as Europe's Leading Lady with Dusk Till Dawn chief Simon Trumper and UKIPT president Kirsty Thompson nominated for the Poker Staff Person of the Year.

Barny Boatman and Neil Channing are up against Jesse May, ElkY and Tony G for the Poker Personality of the Year honour.

A special Lifetime Achievement award will also be given out at the ceremony, which takes place at the Aviation Club in Paris on 25th January.

For the full list of awards and nominations click here.

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