Finalists Reveal Poker Hall of Fame 2013
Humberto Brenes among the finalists.
After a public nomination process and approval by the Council of the Poker Hall of Fame, the top ten finalists for possible induction into the Hall of Fame Poker as part of the class of 2013 has been revealed:
Several of the most recognized names in the poker world are included in the list, with multiple titles, achievements and recognitions along their paths. And is that the requirements to be considered the Hall of Fame not allow another way: Having more than 40 years of age, have played against recognized competence have played high stakes, have played consistently well, gaining the respect of his colleagues and stand the test of time.
The name that comes up in the list is the "Jaws" Humberto Brenes, who could become the first Latino member in the history of the Poker Hall of Fame. Humberto # votetiburon launched his campaign earlier this year in search of the coveted induction into the Hall of Fame, and is now closer than ever to get it.
The final vote to spend up to two of these ten players will be recognized by a panel of 37 people made up of the 19 living members of the Hall of Fame and 18 characters of the press.
New members of the Poker Hall of Fame will be announced once all the votes have been received (no later than October 11) and counted by the Governing Council of the WSOP
. The induction ceremony will take place during the celebration of the final table of the Main Event 2013 on 3 November at the Penn & Teller Theater in Las Vegas.