It is laborious to present an award for the perfect reside poker gamers when there was no reside poker to play in 2020.
There might be a Poker Corridor of Fame inductee in 2020 however there might be no International Poker Index Gamers of the 12 months. For very apparent causes the titles is not going to be given out in 2020.
The massive lack of reside poker in 2020 due to world lockdowns meant that only a few gamers have been even able to contend the title.
“This previous 12 months has been powerful on the trade. Most venues have been unable to host occasions resulting from lockdowns or varied restrictions and gamers weren’t in a position to journey to play”, GPI/THM President Eric Danis stated.
Final 12 months poker energy couple Alex Foxen and Kristen Bicknell gained participant of the 12 months and feminine participant of the 12 months respectively for the second 12 months in a row. There was additionally a neighborhood rating for each main poker area which had its personal title for the main participant.
If you happen to head over to the GPI Rankings page you will note the leaderboard for 2019, all 2020 outcomes have been eliminated.
No announcement as but as as to whether the International Poker Awards from the GPI will go forward. One would anticipate them to take action as a result of they honour the trade far more broadly and many of the classes stay related within the uncommon 12 months that was 2020.
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