Both Harman and Juanda are well deserving of the title as they have been valuable players to the poker scene for many years. They were nominated by public vote and selected from the list of nominees by the panel of judges.
The Poker Hall of Fame 2015 induction ceremony is scheduled for November 6 and will take place at Binion’s Gambling Hall in Las Vegas.
Poker Hall of Fame 2015
The ceremonial dinner takes place just two days before the 2015 WSOP Main Event final table which is scheduled for November 8-10. The list of Poker Hall of Fame 2015 nominees included the likes of: Chris Bjorin, David Chiu, Bruno Fitoussi, Carlos Mortensen, Max Pescatori, Terry Rogers, Matt Savage and the late David Ulliott.
The Poker Hall of Fame 2015 enshrinement ceremony takes place just before the final table of the 2015 WSOP Main Event. Fans can watch all the action of the World Series of Poker on the ESPN WSOP Main Event TV Schedule 2015.
“Congratulations to the newest members of the Poker Hall of Fame, Both Jen and John are well-respected long-time poker players who have paid their dues and deserving to represent the 2015 class of the Poker Hall of Fame.” - Ty Stewart
"I appreciate the recognition, It's an honor to see my name among so many players I have admired and respected throughout my career: Chip Reese, Erik Seidel, Dan Harrington, Daniel Negreanu. Thank you to all the fans who nominated me and to the HOF and media members who voted me in."
John Juanda poker achievements include:
- $17 million tournament career earnings.
- Five WSOP bracelets.
- EPT Title.
- Consistent player for two decades.
John Juanda Wiki - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_Juanda
“It’s truly an honor to be selected into the PHOF, Poker has been an unbelievable journey for me and to have the respect of my peers is truly amazing. I want to thank everyone for the amazing support. I'm so happy!!!!” - Jennifer Harman
Jennifer Harman poker achievements include:
- $2.7 million in career earnings.
- Two WSOP Bracelets.
- Two WPT titles.
- More than 10 years playing high stakes cash games
Jennifer Harman Wiki - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jennifer_Harman
Poker Hall of Fame Criteria
The Poker Hall of Fame criteria for nominees include the following:
- Must have competed against the best players in the World
- Must be at least 40 years of age
- A high stakes poker player
- Consistent player who is respected by peers
- Stood the test of time
- Contributor to the advancement of game of poker
There are now 50 members of the WSOP Poker Hall of Fame including the two newest members, John Juanda and Jennifer Harman, Only 25 members of the PHOF are living legends.