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Nominations announced for the 5th Global Poker Awards

23 January 2024

(PRESS RELEASE) -- Voting panel members in 16 categories have completed the voting process and nominees are now known for the 5th Global Poker Awards:

Caitlin Comeskey, who won a Global Poker Award for Rising Star in Content Creation at last year’s ceremony, has been nominated in three categories –Short-Form Content Creator, Best Video Content, and Best X/Twitter Personality. Comeskey will go head-to-head in all three categories with Marle Spragg, who also earned three total nominations.

Content-creating phenom Alexander Seibt “Wolfgang Poker”, a newcomer to the Global Poker Awards, also received three nominations – joining Comeskey and Spragg in the Short-Form Content Creator Category, a new category for the 5th Awards, Best Vlogger and Fans Choice for Poker Personality.

Gregory Liow, aka “Greg Goes All In”, completes the Short-Form Creator category and joins Wolfgang in the Poker Personality category, along with Seth Moeller “SethyPoker” and Jonathan Rand “Slow Poker”.

Bin Weng will be presented with the GPI Poker Player of Year trophy on Awards night, Kristen Foxen will collect her mind-boggling FOURTH GPI Female Player of the Year award while Nick Pupillo will pick up the Mid-Major PoY title.

Game of Gold has been announced as the first award winner (other than the PoYs) – GGPoker will be presented with the GPI Award of Merit. Several other trophies are expected to be presented on Awards night, including The Hendon Mob Award and the Charitable/Community Initiative.

Previous GPI Award winners who are nominated this year include Stephen Chidwick, Alex Foxen, Will Jaffe, Jamie Kerstetter, Kevin Martin, Benjamin Spragg, Lex Veldhuis, and Brad Owen.

Final Four voting for the GPA Fans Choice Awards kickoff tomorrow (Wed 24 January) and conclude the following Wednesday. Fans will make their selections in four categories: Best Hand, Best Trophy, Best Live Stream, and Poker Personality. Anyone can vote in this final round, including fans who voted in the first round – only 1 vote per person/IP address.

Catch the Global Poker Awards live on PokerGO on Saturday, 24 February 2024.

5th GLOBAL POKER AWARDS NOMINEES (listed alphabetically)

PLAYERS CHOICE FOR TOUGHEST OPPONENT
Voted on by the Top 100 players on the GPI as of 3 January 2024
- Stephen Chidwick
- Alex Foxen
- Isaac Haxton
- Jason Koon

BEST FINAL TABLE PERFORMANCE
- Padraig O’Neill, EPT Prague
- Erik Seidel, WSOP Paradise Super High Roller
- Daniel Sepiol, WPT World Championship at Wynn Las Vegas
- Daniel Weinman, WSOP Main Event

GPI BREAKOUT PLAYER
- Jans Arends
- William Kopp
- Samuel Laskowitz
- Santosh Suvarna

BEST X/TWITTER PERSONALITY
- Caitlin Comeskey
- Will Jaffe
- Jamie Kerstetter
- Marle Spragg

BEST STREAMER
- Kevin Martin “kevinmartin”
- Benjamin Spragg “Spraggy”
- Bert Stevens “girafganger7”
- Lex Veldhuis “LexVeldhuis”

BEST VLOGGER
- Jaman Burton “TheDrawingDeadVlog”
- Corey Eyring “corey_eyring”
- Daniel Negreanu “dnegspoker”
- Brad Owen “BradOwenPoker”
- Alexander Seibt “Wolfgang_Poker”

BEST SHORT-FORM CONTENT CREATOR
- Caitlin Comeskey
- Gregory Liow “Greg Goes All In”
- Marle Spragg
- Alexander Seibt “Wolfgang Poker”

BEST INDUSTRY PERSON
- Ryan Beauregard
- Mori Eskandani
- Adam Pliska
- Francine Watson

BEST TOURNAMENT DIRECTOR
- Jack Effel
- Ray Pulford
- Matt Savage
- Toby Stone

BEST EVENT
- Irish Poker Open Main Event
- World Series of Poker Main Event
- WPT Prime Championship at Wynn Las Vegas
- WPT World Championship at Wynn Las Vegas

BEST MID-MAJOR CIRCUIT/TOUR
- Brazilian Series of Poker (BSOP)
- RUNGOOD Poker Series (RGPS)
- World Series of Poker Circuit (WSOPC)
- WPT Prime (WPTP)

BEST STAND-ALONE FESTIVAL/SERIES
- Irish Poker Open
- Malta Poker Festival
- Seminole Hard Rock Poker Open
- Wynn Millions Poker Series

BEST BROADCASTER
- Henry Kilbane
- Ali Nejad
- Jeffrey Platt
- Nick Schulman

BEST PODCAST
- Only Friends Podcast (Matt Berkey, Melissa Schubert, Landon Tice and friends)
- Poker in the Ears (James Hartigan, Joseph Stapleton for PokerStars)
- The Chip Race Poker Podcast (David K Lappin, Dara O’Kearney for Unibet Poker)
- Thinking Poker (Andrew Brokos, Carlos Welch)

BEST MEDIA CONTENT: WRITTEN
- The Tales of Billy Baxter: The Final Days of Stu Ungar (David Hill for WPT.com)
- The Truth Detective: A Poker Player’s Guide to a Complex World (Alex O’Brien)
- He Played At An Elite Level For Seven Decades: Doyle Brunson Remembered During
WSOP By His Peers (Connor Richards for PokerNews)
- PokerGO might have just saved televised poker (Brad Willis for Poker.org)

BEST MEDIA CONTENT: VIDEO
- Caitlin Comeskey: A love letter to the million dollar game @HCLPokerShow
- Phil Galfond, Matti Harju: What Makes Phil Ivey the GOAT? [Untold Stories] (Phil
Galfond, Matti Harju)
- PokerGO: Doyle Brunson Celebration of Life
- Marle Spragg: ICM

BEST MEDIA CONTENT: PHOTO
- Matthew Berglund: “Inconsolable”
- Hayley Hochstetler: “Weinman Wins”
- Rachel Kay Winter: “Schulman Cool”
- Danny Maxwell: “On the Bubble”

FANS CHOICE: POKER PERSONALITY
- Gregory Liow “Greg Goes All In”
- Seth Moeller “SethyPoker”
- Jonathan Rand “Slow Poker”
- Alexander Seibt “Wolfgang Poker”

FANS CHOICE: BEST LIVE STREAM
- Hustler Casino Live
- Poker at the Lodge
- PokerGO
- PokerStars Live
- Triton Poker

FANS CHOICE: BEST HAND
- Bill Perkins goes ALL-IN, but he’s late for a flight on Poker at the Lodge
- Craziest Pre-Flop Action of ALL-TIME at Triton Poker Series London
- Dwan vs Polk in 1.13M Pot in Million Dollar Game on Hustler Casino Live
- Dwan vs Wesley in the biggest pot in televised poker history on Hustler Casino Live

FANS CHOICE: BEST TROPHY
- Asian Poker Tour Taipei Lion Trophy
- Mike Sexton WPT Champions Cup
- NAPT Las Vegas Main Event Trophy
- Poker Dream Malaysia Dragon Trophy
- World Series of Poker Main Event Bracelet

 
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