Paris preps for 10th annual European Poker Awards

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Feb 13, 2011 Posted in Poker Industry News | No Comments »

This weekend Paris, France –France being the new Mecca of the European poker world– will play host to the 10th annual European Poker Awards, which will see winners crowned in categories ranging from live poker to online poker, and from Player of the year to Europe’s Leading lady.

Here is a look at the nominees in each category for the 10th Annual European Poker Awards:

Rookie of the Year: For the most promising newcomer

·    Jake Cody (England)
·    David Vamplew (Scotland)
·    Toby Lewis (England)
·    Julian Herold (Germany)
·    Fernando Brito (Portugal)

Internet Player of the Year

·    Chris Moorman (England)
·    Patrik Antonius (Finland)
·    Mickey Petersen (Denmark)
·    Viktor Blom (Sweden)
·    Andreas Torbergsen (Norway)

Outstanding tournament performance

·    James Bord (England)
·    Jake Cody (England)
·    Fillipo Candio (Italy)
·    Liv Boeree (England)
·    Tobias Rinkemeier (Germany)
·    David Vamplew (Scotland)

Europe’s Leading Lady

·    Liv Boeree (England)
·    Annette Obrestadt (Norway)
·    Leo Margets Perez (Spain)
·    Vanessa Hellebuyck (France)

Poker staff person of the year

·    Marty Wilson of Matchroom Sport (England)
·    Simon Trumper, Dusk Till Dawn (England)
·    Thomas Kremser, TK Events (Austria)
·    Gerard Serra Retamero ,TK Events (Spain)
·    Kirsty Thompson, president of the UKIPT ( England)

Rob Gardner Memorial Award for the Poker Personality of 2010

·    Jesse May (Denmark/USA)
·    Tony Guoga (Lithuania)
·    Anthony Holden (England)

Player of the Year

·    Theo Jorgensen (Denmark)
·    Jake Cody (England)
·    Sam Trickett (England)
·    Vladimir Schemelev (Russia)

Lifetime achievement award – To Be Announced

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