GPI/THM opens four 'Fans Choice' Global Poker Awards to public voting

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Haley Hintze
Posted on: February 01, 2023 13:38 PST

GPI/HTM, the parent entity of the Global Poker Awards, has opened four "Fans Choice" awards to voting by the public from now through Monday, February 6, 2023. Fans may select their favorites in the People’s Choice for Poker Personality, Best Trophy, Best Hand, and Fave Livestream categories.

This week's voting represents the semifinal stage of the Fans Choice award process. Four finalists in each of the four categories will be announced on Tuesday, February 7, and a second round of voting among the finalists will then begin. The winners in each of the four categories will be announced at the fourth annual Global Poker Awards, which will be held on March 3 in Las Vegas, with the ceremony to be live-streamed on PokerGO as well.

Fans of poker may vote this week in the four categories and again when the finalists have been announced. Only one vote per round per category, for any fan's email and IP address, is allowed. Fans interested in voting may The four Fans Choice awards are among 29 awards that will be presented at the March 3 GPA ceremony.

The Poker Personality semifinal stage is actually a call for nominations, with the top four poker personalities to be the finalists in next week's finalist round. In the other three Fans Choice categories, the fields have already been winnowed through a preliminary stage of selections conducted by the GPA's blue-ribbin voting committee. The nominating and voting processes for all four Fans Choice categories can be accessed from the GPA announcement page for this year's Fans Choice honors.

Here are the semifinalists in the three categories where preliminary voting has been completed and where fan voting is open through March 6:

Best Trophy

  • EPT Main Event Trophy
  • LAPC Remington Trophy
  • PGT Stairway to Millions Trophy
  • Seminole Hard Rock Poker Open Trophy
  • Triton Poker Trophy
  • WPT Ladies in Poker Trophy
  • WPT Mike Sexton Champions Cup
  • WSOP Main Event Bracelet
  • Wynn Millions Main Event Trophy

Best Hand

  • Alan Keating wins biggest pot in US broadcast history
  • Daniel Negreanu hits runner-runner quads on way to SHRB victory
  • David Diaz lays down absolute monster on Day 7 of WSOP Main Event
  • Insane Patrick Antonius hero call in Triton Poker Super High Roller Series
  • Jørstad and Attenborough play marathon hand heads-up in WSOP Main
  • Negreanu v Ivey v Antonius on High Stakes Poker
  • PapoMC pulls monster bluff in WSOP Main Event
  • Phil Hellmuth talks himself into going all-in with Q4 against Foxen’s 99
  • Wild J4 vs 89 hand between Robbi Jade Lew and Garrett Adelstein
  • YoH Viral folds AA against KK on the flop in 200K pot

Fave Livestream

  • EPT Live
  • Hustler Casino Live
  • King’s Casino livestreams
  • Live at the Bike! Poker Stream
  • Poker at the Lodge
  • PokerGO
  • Triton Poker
  • World Poker Tour

Featured image source: Global Poker Index