There are all sorts of awards presented in the world of entertainment, so why shouldn’t poker have its day? The British Poker Awards is a unique event organized by Bluff Europe, that gives out awards in eleven poker-related categories, including Best Cash Player, Best Tournament Player, Best Online Player, Poker Personality of the Year, Best UK Tournament, and Best Online Poker Forum. The aforementioned eleven categories can be voted on by the public online. An additional five awards will be decided by a Judging Panel, and include: Player of the Year, Best International Player, Best Tournament Director and Best Card Room.
This is the event’s third year. Prior winners include Jason Mercier (Best International Player, 2011), Sam Trickett (Best Cash Game Player, 2011), Neil Channing (Best Cash Game Player, 2010) and James Akenhead (Best Tournament Player, 2010).