It’s laborious to offer an award for the greatest reside poker gamers when there was no reside poker to play in 2020.
There will be a Poker Hall of Fame inductee in 2020 however there will be no Global Poker Index Players of the Year. For very apparent causes the titles will not be given out in 2020.
The enormous lack of reside poker in 2020 as a result of of world lockdowns meant that only a few gamers had been even in a place to contend the title.
“This past year has been tough on the industry. Most venues were unable to host events due to lockdowns or various restrictions and players were not able to travel to play”, GPI/THM President Eric Danis stated.
Last yr poker energy couple Alex Foxen and Kristen Bicknell received participant of the yr and feminine participant of the yr respectively for the second yr in a row. There was additionally an area rating for each main poker area which had its personal title for the main participant.
If you head over to the GPI Rankings page you will see the leaderboard for 2019, all 2020 outcomes have been eliminated.
No announcement as but as as to if the Global Poker Awards from the GPI will go forward. One would count on them to take action as a result of they honour the trade rather more broadly and most of the classes stay related in the uncommon yr that was 2020.
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