Poker has been on the rise for quite a while now. It has been gaining attention and the love it has received from across the globe is enormous. It has been spreading its fan base at a surprising rate. This expansion has been taken over by giants like Mediarex Sports and Entertainment the umbrella brand of Global Poker League (GPL). Recently they had teamed up with PokerStars India to host country’s first long run league in the history thereby expanding its reach to India.
Recently, GPL India began its first season’s premiere on the 9th of this month exclusively on Colors Infinity and Colors Infinity HD and now are back with yet another surprise for Poker fans over the world. GPI under the banner of Mediarex has announced an award show exclusively for the poker. This is a first in the history of poker where an award show is being conducted to commemorate and recognize special talents in the field. This grand event will recognize and honor several talented people in the industry. With a total of 20 awards to be awarded over an array of categories, a live broadcast is also set to go on air on the very popular platform, PokerGO on the 5th of April.
An ever thrilled and excited Sam Simmons, the president of Poker Central, commented on the announcement.“We’re thrilled to deliver streaming coverage of the first-ever Global Poker Awards show live from the PokerGO Studio. We look forward to celebrating the achievements of the industry’s best and brightest while providing PokerGO subscribers a front row seat for all the festivities.”
GPI’s very own American Poker Awards and European Poker Awards are also set to be a part of this very big event. Global Poker Awards is yet to give away the list of nominations and categories and there are a lot of speculations and rumors making rounds. Well, rest assured, it is going to be one of a kind event with a lot of big names and A-listers. This event is sure to get eyes and media attention on the game of poker and will bring the most talented players and other personalities into the limelight.
A nomination panel comprising of selected individuals from the field will put together the highs and lows and pick the finalists that will make to the award ceremony. This will be done through a voting procedure and the details are yet to be disclosed.
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