April 28 2021, by Hans Kleinsman
Press Release: PokerGO, GPITHM announce return of Global Poker Awards for 2022, 2023 and 2024
More Than 20 Awards Are Expected to be Presented at The Global Poker Awards, Held at the PokerGO® Studio at the Aria Resort & Casino Next Year
LAS VEGAS, NV (April 27, 2021) – PokerGO®, the world’s largest poker content company, today announced their partnership with Global Poker Index (GPI) and The Hendon Mob (THM), trading names of Mediarex Group, a global sports and entertainment organization, to present the Global Poker Awards through 2024. The Global Poker Awards are held from inside the PokerGO® Studio at the ARIA Resort & Casino. The awards bring together notable poker players, poker media and poker industry pioneers for a night of celebrating excellence within the sport.
The first two editions of the Global Poker Awards were held inside the PokerGO® Studio in 2019 and 2020. Due to COVID-19, the Global Poker Awards did not take place in 2021 and will resume in March 2022. The 2022, 2023 and 2024 Global Poker Awards will stream live on PokerGO®’s streaming service.
“We are honored to be a part of celebrating the accomplishments of the most renowned figures in the poker industry,” said Eric Danis, President of GPI/THM. “After having to cancel this year’s ceremony due to the pandemic, we are so excited to welcome the poker world once again to the Global Poker Awards in March 2022 and for years to come.”
More than 20 awards will be presented within the poker industry at the 2022 Global Poker Awards, highlighting the best of the best in the sport. Awards including – GPI Player of the Year, GPI Female Player of the Year, Poker ICON, Players’ Choice Award for Best All-Around Poker Player, People’s Choice Award for Hand of the Year and more will be handed out to notable figures in the industry.
“The Global Poker Awards recognize and celebrate the most elite poker players and significant figures making a notable difference in the industry,” said Mori Eskandani, President of PokerGO®. “At PokerGO®, we aim to give credit to those who make a splash in our sport, and holding these awards in the PokerGO® Studio for the next three years allows us to do so.”
A video featuring Danis and poker broadcaster Jeff Platt introducing the 2022, 2023 and 2024 Global Poker Awards can be found here:
The Poker Show Podcast – GPI/THM Crew about the Awards announcement:
PokerGO® is the world’s largest poker content company delivering poker’s most premier live events around the world, along with poker-focused original series, to consumers. The platform delivers over 100 days of live poker on an annual basis, streaming Poker Central owned and operated tournaments like the Super High Roller Bowl, Poker Masters, and U.S. Poker Open, along with The World Series of Poker and WPT final tables, among others. PokerGO®’s video-on-demand library includes original content that provides unmatched access to the world of poker, between “High Stakes Poker”, “Poker After Dark” and more, PokerGO® curates programming that spans from expert commentary on the game to tales of iconic moments in poker history, to behind-the-scenes interviews with notable poker stars and more. For more information, please visit http://www.pokergo.com/.
Global Poker Index (GPI) is live tournament poker’s ranking authority – classifying more than 640,000 active players from almost 100 countries across 265,000 events. GPI’s Hendon Mob Poker Database has archived over 400,000 live poker tournaments and over 3 million individual results and is continually updated via real-time data collection from over 1,440 partner venues. Global Poker Index and The Hendon Mob are trading names of Mediarex Group, a global sports and entertainment organization, founded in Malta in 2012.
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