LONDON, January 31, 2012 /PRNewswire/ --
Sam Trickett plays on behalf of online poker room Titan Poker. He had huge successes at the tournament and cash tables in 2011.
Sam Trickett, a member of Team Titan sponsored by Titanpoker.com, leading online poker room in Europe, was named 2011 Player of the Year at the annual European Poker Awards.
The award was announced at the European Poker Awards' 11th annual awards ceremony recognizing the best Europeans poker pros and newcomers, as well as the people involved in running the poker industry. Sam Trickett was chosen poker player of the year for 2011 after his selection by a jury composed of some of the top names in European poker and an online vote by avid poker fans.
Bertrand "ElkY" Grospellier won the Rob Gardner Memorial Award for the Poker Personality of 2011; 2011 WSOP Main Event winner Pius Heinz won the Best Tournament Performance award; and Andrey Pateychuk was recognized as Rookie of the Year.
Trickett had also been nominated in the Best Tournament Performance category. In 2011 he demonstrated his skillful tournament play by winning the Aussie Millions $100,000 Challenge and by finishing in second place in the Aussie Millions $250,000 Super High Roller. Trickett won the 2011 Partouche Poker Tour Main Event and also had high finishes in the Pot Limit Omaha event at the World Series of Poker Europe; the European Poker Tour (EPT) London High Roller event; and at the World Poker Tour (WPT) National Series Paris.
With over $4,500,000 in total winnings for 2011, Trickett vaulted to the top of England's all-time money list. Trickett's cash game play also received huge publicity after extremely profitable sessions at the high stakes games in Macau.
Sam Trickett plays on behalf of Titan Poker at the biggest poker tournaments around the world. Poker novices and veteran poker players alike are invited to try out the free poker download at Titan Poker and qualify to play alongside Team Titan's Sam Trickett.
Titanpoker.com is the number one online poker room in Europe and part of the iPoker. Titan Poker's software is developed and maintained by Playtech, a public company and leading gaming software developer. With tens of thousands of online players at peak hours, Titan Poker guarantees millions of dollars in monthly prizes, features special sit 'n' go tournaments with progressive jackpots as high as $300,000, and awards players with entries to major worldwide poker tournaments. The Titan Poker brand is promoted exclusively by Euro Partners.