The nominees 2012 of the Poker Hall of Fame are...

The WSOP and Poker Hall of Fame Governing Council come to reveal the identity of the ten personalities in race for induction into the Poker Hall of Fame.

Last year, it is Barry Greenstein and Linda Johnson who had been inducted into the Poker Hall of Fame. The winners became the 41st and 42nd member of the prestigious temple.

The list of the ten shortlisted is as follows:

Scotty Nguyen: five WSOP bracelets, former winner of the Main Event and the $ 50,000 HORSE Championship.

John Juanda: five WSOP bracelets. the youngest nominated.

Jennifer Harman-Traniello: two WSOP bracelets and a reputation built in parts from cash game high stakes in Las Vegas.

David Chiu: four WSOP bracelets and one WPT title.

Tom McEvoy: four WSOP bracelets, including that of the Main Event.

Chris Bjorin: two WSOP bracelets.

Eric Drache: former Tournament Director of the WSOP and Cardroom Manager of many casinos in Las Vegas.

Thor Hansen: two WSOP bracelets.

George Hardie: former manager of the Bicycle Casino.

Brian "Sailor" Roberts: Member of the Texas Rounders and winner of the Main Event in 1975.

Remember that to be part of this list, it must meet the following conditions: be at least 40 years old; facing of talented players and a significant level of issues; earning the respect of his peers and stood the test of time; with regard to non-players, have contributed in a positive and sustainable manner the development of poker.

The jury will consist of 38 people. Among them, 18 old-old members of the Poker Hall of Fame as well as 18 representatives of the media. After consultation, there will be 1 or 2 elected. The elect will be known at a ceremony in October, on the sidelines of the Main Event of the WSOPE.

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