Global Poker Awards: Ali Imsirovich picks up 3 Power Oscar statuettes

Las Vegas took place the Global Poker Awards Main Poker Award Ceremony. The awards were awarded to industry representatives in different categories, including players, fighters and journalists.

The names of some winners were known at the beginning of the year because they were determined by the results of Global Poker Index – the overall rating of players’ achievements. Here the unpopulated winner became Ali Imsirovich, who was the first to receive the award "Player of the year" According to GPI and Pokergo.

Later 27-year-old Bosnian pokerist was again in the spotlight. He received the third statuette in Players Choice nomination as "The most uncomfortable opponent". Imsirovich bypassed such poker heavyweights as Michael Addama, Stephen Chodvik and David Peters.

It seems to me that I received this award just because Addam was not here, ”Ali Imsirovich joked.

Ali Imsirovich / PHT

In general, the organizers of Global Poker Awards presented awards in 26 nominations. Nadia Magnus recognized as the best player of the year among women by GPI, Brad Owen noted as the best video blogger and the legendary commentator Michael Sexton was posthumously honored with a reward "Icon poker".

Michael Sexton / Photo

Fans have also been able to vote for the winners of Global Poker Awards. Doug regiment received the auditor’s prize in nomination "The best hand" For his fold against Phil Helmut on High Stakes Poker and Japanese Masato Yokosawa pond "Poker personality" the year.

Other Global Poker Awards:

  • The best result at the final table – Adam Friedman (3-time winner WSOP 10k Dealer’s Choice 6-Max Championship);
  • Gpi of the breakthrough of the year – Johan Hilber (earned $ 2,33,811 in four tournaments);
  • The best photo – Enrique Malfavon (photo of the empty Casino Rio after WSOP is completed);
  • The best stripmer – Benjamin "Spraggy" Surggi (England);
  • The best event – MeWsop.

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