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New Categories Added To British Poker Awards

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The British Poker Awards take place on September 17 aboard the H.M.S. President and should see a number of Britain's finest players celebrate and be recognised for their achievements over the past 12 months. But along with player's being applauded there are some new categories available to vote on that will see the poker loving public doff their hats to key industry members and casinos around the country.

One of the most sought-after additions to the awards ceremony is the “Biggest Contribution To Growing and Promoting Poker,” an award that any of the nominees would be a worthy winner. The nominees for this category are:

  • Gary Oakes / Kevin Proctor (Genting Poker Series)
  • Kirsty Thompson (UKPIT)
  • Mike Lacey (D4 Events – Deepstack Events)
  • Richard Prew (APAT, Blonde Poker, Sky Poker Tour)
  • Russell Tamplin (GUKPT)
  • Simon Tomsett (Palm Beach Big Game)
  • Simon Trumper (Dusk Till Dawn)
  • Tony Kendall (APAT, Blonde Poker, Sky Poker)

Two other categories that are available for public votes are:

Best Card Room Restaurant

  • Alea Leeds
  • Broadway Birmingham
  • Genting Club Riverlights, Derby
  • Hippodrome, London
  • Palm Beach, London
  • The Grosvenor Victoria (The Vic)

Best card Room Bar

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

There are also three pro's choice awards too, these are for the Best Card Room, Best Card Room Manager and Best Tournament Director.

Voting is open now so head over to the British Poker Awards website to cast yours.

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