You can have your say and put a reputation ahead for this year’s shortlist of influential gamers and business individuals.
As we talked about final week the Poker Hall of Fame was getting a 2020 inductee, however just one this yr. Normally there could be a ceremony throughout the WSOP however everyone knows in regards to the horror present that’s life in 2020, so as an alternative it is going to occur on the finish of the WSOP Main Event this month.
As all the time the ultimate inductee might be determined upon by a panel of gamers and business consultants, however you’ve a a say within the preliminary nominations. You can make a nomination here.
The standards, as all the time, is as follows:
- A participant will need to have performed poker in opposition to acknowledged prime competitors
- Played for excessive stakes
- Be a minimal of 40 years outdated at time of nomination
- Played persistently properly, gaining the respect of friends
- Stood the take a look at of time
- Or, for non-players, contributed to the general progress and success of the sport of poker, with indelible optimistic and lasting outcomes
Will on-line poker get recognised?
Players who’ve come shut in earlier years who probably have a shot embody Mike Matusow, Huck Seed, Antonio Esfandiari, Ted Forrest and Eli Elezra. The one identify that comes up yearly from on-line poker gamers is PokerStars founder Isai Scheinberg, who this yr pleaded responsible to the Black Friday prices in opposition to him. Former Full Tilt exec Chris Ferguson can be a contender and that basically could be a controversial selection.
𝗣𝗢𝗞𝗘𝗥 𝗛𝗔𝗟𝗟 𝗢𝗙 𝗙𝗔𝗠𝗘 𝗡𝗢𝗠𝗜𝗡𝗔𝗧𝗜𝗢𝗡𝗦 𝗢𝗣𝗘𝗡 𝗔𝗧 𝗪𝗦𝗢𝗣.𝗖𝗢𝗠
Help Identify Who Should Join Poker’s Most Elite Club; The 2020 inductee might be introduced Wed., Dec. 30 previous to the Main Event Finale.
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— WSOP (@WSOP) December 1, 2020
Given that on-line poker is greater than 20 years outdated now and each main poker occasion, together with the WSOP, has been compelled to happen on-line this yr, it will be good to see the Poker Hall of Fame begin to recognise the contribution of on-line gamers and business individuals this yr.
Who do you assume deserves it this yr? Let us know within the feedback: