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Nominees Announced for the 2014-2015 Australian Poker Hall of Fame

The Australian Poker Hall of Fame has released its nominations for this year.  Van Marcus, Joe Cabret, Michael Guttman, Tino Lechich, David Steicke, and Grant Levy as nominees to potentially join the Hall’s 14 prestigious members, according toPoker Asia Pacific.

Perfect timing to announce this year’s Australian Poker Hall of Fame nominees with the poker world focusing on the continent’s biggest series of the year, the Aussie Millions.

Honoring the success and longevity of poker players in Australia and New Zealand, The Australian Poker Hall of Fame originated in 2009-2010.

Nine players were inducted in the inaugural year, including 2005 World Series of Poker (WSOP) Main Event winner Joe Hachem, six-time WSOP champion Jeff Lisandro, Tony Guoga, Billy “The Croc” Argyros, Gary Benson, Lee Nelson, Mel Judah, Maurie Pears, and Marsha Waggoner.

After the first year, only two members were selected each following year. Leo Boxell and Danny McDonagh were inducted in 2010-2011 followed by Jason Gray and David Gorr and 2011-2012.

No new members were elected in 2012-2013, with Graeme Putt serving the honors of the only inductee in 2013-2014.

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