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A busy program for 2015 - Global Poker Index

The Global Poker Index (GPI) is a major ranking system for live poker players; it has always devoted its main work for the promotion of the game of poker. Earlier this year, the GPI organized the first International Summit of Poker in London. For the year 2015, The Alex Dreyfus-owned company launches the “American Poker Awards”. Scheduled on February 27 in Los Angeles, the APA event will be run alongside the "Global Poker Conference." According to the president of GPI, poker is worthy of an individual sport which should be treated as such both in its media coverage and promotion worldwide. The GPI has undertaken tremendous efforts in recent years to organize the Global Poker Conference; Indeed, it comes at the right time as the company bets on the "sportification" of poker that it has already started with the Global Poker League (GPL).

Of course, the Global Poker Conference will be an opportunity to give the game of poker comparable media coverage like any other internationally recognized sports. The “Sportify” concept was presented at the London summit last October and was held in Malta. The upcoming poker-focused conference in Malta coincides with the European Poker Awards at the Hilton Hotel in St Julians, on March 26, 2015. Like the European Poker Awards, the American Poker Awards consists of 14 categories of trophy to award poker players along with major stakeholders in the poker industry: Rookie of the Year, Poker Player of the Year, Female Poker Player of the Year, Tournament Performance of the Year, Event of The Year - European and American Poker Player of the year, Charitable initiative of the Year, Challenger Cup Champion, , Industry Person of the Year, Poker Innovation of the Year, Rob Gardner’s Memorial Award, , Poker’s Best Ambassador, ...

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