10th Annual European Poker Awards Tonight - Brits Dominate the Nominations

European Poker Awards

The 10th annual European Poker Awards have been announced, and unsurprisingly, the Brits have totally dominated the nominations. Following the 5 bracelet haul in Vegas and dominance on the EPT circuit, big names like Liv Boeree, Sam Trickett, Jake Cody, Toby Lewis and James Bord are all in line for awards.

Also nominated are some of the cream of UK poker staff including Marty Wilson, Simon Trumper, Kirsty Thompson and Anthony Holden.

The awards take place in Paris tonight.

This writer is going to remain tight lipped from this point in because he is a judge at this years award, so here are the full list of nominees:

Player of the Year:
Nominations:

Theo Jorgensen (Denmark)
Jake Cody (England)
Sam Trickett (England)

Vladimir Schemelev (Russia)


Poker staff person of the year:
Nominations:

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)

Internet Player of the Year:
Nominations:

Chris Moorman (England)
Patrik Antonius (Finland)
Mickey Petersen (Denmark)
Ilsidur (n/a)
Andreas Torbergsen (Norway)

Outstanding tournament performance:
Nominations:

James Bord (England)
Jake Cody (England)

Fillipo Candio (Italy)
Liv Boeree (England)
Tobias Rinkemeier (Germany)
David Vamplew (Scotland)

Europe’s Leading Lady:
Nominations:

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

Rookie of the Year: For the most promising newcomer.
Nominations:

Jake Cody (England)
David Vamplew (Scotland)
Toby Lewis (England)

Julian Herold (Germany)
Fernando Brito (Portugal)

*Lifetime achievement award:

* The Lifetime Achievement Award is decided entirely by the votes of the nomination panel and will be announced at the presentation ceremony in Paris.

Rob Gardner Memorial Award for the Poker Personality of 2010:
Nominations:

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

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