Global Poker Awards was conducted in Las Vegas. It united American and European awards and made this event truly global.
Almedin “Ali” Imsirovic became Player of the Year and his progress in 2018 grabbed the attention of fans around the world. WSOP Main Event was declared as Event of the Year and its winner John Cynn received an award Performance of the Year.
Lex Veldhuis became Streamer of the Year, and Andrew Neeme acquired the title of Vlogger of the Year for the second time in a row. Sarah Herring is recognized as Journalist of the Year and The Chip Race Poker Podcast is Podcast of the Year.
The victory of Justin Bonomo at Big One for One Drop is acknowledged as Moment of the Year.
In total, the organizers gave 20 awards in different nominations.