Best Poker Players of 2011

The winners of the European Poker Awards have been announced. The world is now ready to know who the most valuable players in Europe are for the year 2012.

As you probably remember, I pointed that there was 9 nominations in total for EPA, with at least 4 players/tournaments/places in each category. So here are the nominations and the winners for the 2011 European Poker Awards:

Player of the year :
Who was the best poker player of 2011?

-Jake Cody from England
-Pius Heinz from Germany
-Andrey Pateychuk from Russia
-Bartrand ‘Elky’ Grospellier from France
-Eugene Katchalov from Ukraine
Sam Tricket from England

Best Tournament performance
Who was the best poker Tournament player in 2011?
-Jake Cody from England
-Fabrice Soulier from France
-Sam Tricket from England
Pius Heins from Germnay
-Benny Spindler from Germnay

Rookie of the year
Who was the best new poker player in 2011?
-Adrien Allain from France
-Sam Holden fromEngland
Andrey Pateychuk from Russia
-Pius Heinz from Germany
-Oleksii Kovalchuk from Ukraine

European Leading Lady
Who was the best poker lady in the 2011?
-Live Boeree from England
-Nesrine Kourdouril from France
Natalia Nikitina from Russia
-Victoria Coren from England
-Barbara Martinez from France
-Cecilia Pescaglini from Italy

Poker Staff Person of the year
Who was the most valuable poker staff in 2011?
– Nicolas Fraioli (Tournament Director at the Aviation Club de France, France)
Warren Lush (International Public Relation Department Bwin Party, England)
– Edgar Stuchly (EPT President, Austria)
– Kirsty Thompson (President of the UKIPT,England)
– Simon Trumper (Dusk Till Dawn Live Poker Director, England)

Internet Player of the Year
Who was the ebst internet poker player of 2011?
-Jude Ainsworth from Ireland
-Viktor Blom from Sweden
-Rui Cao from France
-Chris Moorman from England
Ilari Sahamies from Finland

Personality of the year
Who was the best poker person in 2011?
-Barny Boatman from England
-Neil Channing from England
Bertrand Elkey Grospellier from France
-Tony Guoga from Lithuania
-Jesse May from Denmark

Best European Event of the year
What was the best poker event in 2011?
-EPT Londres
-International Poker Open Dublin
-Finale du Partouche Poker Tour
WSOPE Cannes
-WPT Grand Prix de Paris

Lifetime Achievement Awards
Jesse May

So here is the list, feel free to comment on any of the nominees and share comments of what you think.
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