Nominees Announced for Next Weeks 2nd Annual Charity Series of Poker (CSOP) Awards

Nominees Announced for Next Weeks 2nd Annual Charity Series of Poker (CSOP) Awards

The Charity Series of Poker (CSOP), which was established in 2014 by Matt Stout, is entering its 11th season, and for the second year in a row they are paying tribute to the players, sponsors, staff, and volunteers from throughout the years.

They will be honored via the 2023 CSOP Awards, which is comprised of several categories including Event of the Year, Emcee of the Year, Mike Sexton Ambassador Award, Daniel Negreanu Extra Effort Award, and more.

The CSOP Awards Dinner and Tournament which marks the CSOPs 57th event will take place on Tuesday, January 16 in Las Vegas at Via Brazil Steakhouse. Those wishing to attend can purchase tickets for Poker + Silent Auction + Dinner for $300, while those who dont want to play poker can still attend for $150.

There will be $100 rebuys and add-ons, and along with final table and bounty prizes, the winner will walk away with $5,000 in cash! Dinner will start at 5:30 p.m. local time during which time awards will be presented, and the charity poker tournament will follow at 7 p.m.

Heres a look at all the categories and nominees:

2nd Annual (2023) CSOP Award Nominees

*CategoryNominee #1Nominee #2Nominee #3Nominee #4*
Rookie of the YearCops 4 Kids CSOP 48Las Vegas Rescue Mission CSOP 49The Ability Center CSOP 53Vegas Golden Knights Alumni Association CSOP 54
Breakout Event of the YearCops 4 Kids CSOP 48St. Jude CSOP 52Vegas Golden Knights Alumni Association CSOP 54Families for Effective Autism Treatment CSOP 55
Volunteer of the YearVictoria GeraciErin WebsterJoseph WillsAllen Glatts
Sponsor of the YearBar Poker OpenSKC Group7Five Brewing CoLexicon Bank
Photo of the YearFinal Table Shenanigans (The T-Shirt Diner)From the Booth to the Felt (QuickStyle Photography)Honoring Larry Frank (Tom Craig)Puppy Love (Chris Wallace)
Daniel Negreanu Extra Effort AwardJoseph Wills & Toni HitchcockStacy Watkins & Russell RosenblumGretel & Glenn McCroryErin Webster
Mike Sexton Ambassador AwardJoe IngramJoseph WillsBrad GarrettMatt Savage
Emcee of the YearJay RiveraJoe StapletonBrandon HahnMatt Savage
Earner of the YearSt. Jude CSOP 52 (winner)
People's Choice Award/Event of the YearPMSA CSOP 48St. Jude CSOP 52VGKAA CSOP 54FEAT CSOP 55

Click here to see all the 2022 CSOP Award Winners!

Whats Coming Up Next?

Poker fans wont have to wait long for the next CSOP event, as they announced the January 20 Save the Date for Beating The Odds benefiting St. Jude at the Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa in Atlantic City, New Jersey.

The event costs $225 to enter and comes with access to the silent auction and a cocktail hour. For $100, fans can get in but wont play the tournament. There will be $225 re-entries with half the prize pool going to payouts and the other half to charity. Whoever has the chip lead at the end of registration will receive a bonus, as will the player with the most re-entries.

The cocktail hour will get underway at 6:30 p.m. local time with the tournament kicking off at 8 p.m.


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