British Poker Awards Nominees Named - Vote Now

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2012. August 12.
The 2012 British Poker Awards will be held on 17 September, as a part of the London Poker Festival, as usual. The names of the nominees were just made public and voting is open.
British Poker Awards

This year's British Poker Awards (BPA) will be held for the third year in a row now; many prominent figures of the poker industry will get awards, mostly based on public vote.

The categories are the following: Best Cash Player, Best Tournament Player, Best Online Player, Poker Personality of the Year, Best Poker Forum, Best UK Tournament, Best Card Room Restaurant, Best Card Room Bar, Best Poker Blogger / social media, Best Poker League, Biggest contribution to growing & promoting poker, Player of the Year, Best International Player, Best Card Room, Best Card Room Manager, Best Tournament Director.

This year a few players got more than one nominations. Sam Trickett, for example has been nominated for Best Cash Player and Best Tournament Player as well, Chris Moorman and Chris Brammer are nominated for both Best Tournament Player and Best Online Player. Furthermore, Vicky Coren and Neil Channing have been both nominated for Poker Personality of the Years and Best Poker Blogger as well.

The full list of all the nominees:

Best Cash Player
Alexander “Kanu7” Millar
Andrew Moseley
Ben Grundy
Fred Ogilvie
Sam Trickett

Best Tournament Player
Chris Brammer
Chris Moorman
JP Kelly
Roberto Romanello
Sam Trickett

Best Online Player
Chris Brammer
Chris Moorman
Matthew Frankland
Rob Akery
Ross “RLOG” Loggie

Poker Personality of the Year
Andrew Feldman
Kara Scott
Liv Boeree
Neil Channing
Vicky Coren

Best Poker Forum
BlackBeltPoker
BlondePoker.com
Gutshot.com
Punterslounge.com
Sky Poker
Thehendonmob.com

Best UK Tournament
APAT World Championships
DTD Grand Prix
EPT London
GUKPT Goliath
Sky Poker Tour Grand Final
UKIPT Nottingham

Best Card Room Restaurant

Alea Leeds
Broadway Birmingham
Genting Club Riverlights, Derby
Hippodrome, London
Palm Beach, London
The Grosvenor Victoria Casino, London

Best Card Room Bar
Aspers Stratford City
Casino at the Empire
Genting Club Queen Square, Liverpool
Grosvenor Coventry
Manchester 235
Palm Beach London

Best Poker Blogger
James Atkin
“Lil” Dave Nicholson
Neil Channing
Tony Kendall
Vicky Coren

Best Poker League
Champions Poker League
Discover Poker League
Live Pub Poker League
Nuts Poker League
Poker Tree
Redtooth Poker

Biggest contribution to growing & promoting poker

Gary Oakes / Kevin Proctor (Genting Poker Series)
Kirsty Thompson (UKIPT)
Mike Lacey (D4 Events – Deepstack Events)
Rich Prew (BlondePoker, APAT, Sky Poker Tour)
Russell Tamplin (GUKPT)
Simon Trumper (DTD)
Tony Kendall (Sky Poker, BlondePoker, APAT)

Last years' biggest winner came to be Jake Cody, who won the Best Tournament Player and the Poker Player of the Year awards. The Best Cas Player turned out to be Trickett, while Best International Player was Jason Mercier, and Moorman won the Best Online Player award.

The results of the vote and the award ceremony will be held on board of the H.M.S President yacht as a part of the London Poker Festival on 17 September, 2012. Tickets are already available starting from £21.85.

Vote now at the British Poker Awards website

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