Date Announced For British Poker Awards

2013logo_1601.png 16 October 2013 (London, UK) – Organisers of the British Poker Awards ( have announced that this year the annual awards ceremony will be held on 12th November, with the venue to be announced early next week.

Last year the awards were held aboard the HMS President on London’s Victoria Embankment, and Sam Trickett cleaned up; the Retford native scooped three awards, Best Cash Game Player, Best Tournament Player and Player of the Year.

Voting for the 2013 awards is now live at and will be open until the night before the awards, as the public get to choose the top players in a number of categories from Performance of the Year to Personality of the Year.

“We wanted to find a date that didn’t clash with any major tournament so that all the players will come – after all, it’s their night and it’s nothing without them, said Bluff Europe Editor-in-Chief Michael Caselli.

“We’re also very close to finalising the venue, which we will announce very soon, so watch this space.”

The nominees for The British Poker Awards have been chosen by an independent panel, and the ceremony itself will be sponsored by the world’s largest online poker room,

About The British Poker Awards (
The British Poker Awards and the Irish Poker Awards are separate annual events created in order to honour the best poker players, leagues, clubs and tournaments in the UK and Ireland. Organised by Bluff Europe, in association with several other media outlets to ensure impartiality, nominees are chosen by a committee of journalists, before being put to public online vote. Players and industry figures are then invited to attend an awards presentation ceremony.


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