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2017 Scoring Criteria

World's Best Poker Players


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2017 POY Leader Boards - Overall

 
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Rank ↑ Player Location POY Points Titles Final Tables POY Winnings
 
1 Bryn Kenney UNITED STATES Long Beach, CA 4,162 4 13 $5,192,223
2 Nick Petrangelo UNITED STATES Old Westbury, NY 3,639 1 10 $2,765,639
3 Justin Bonomo UNITED STATES Los Angeles, CA 3,131 2 8 $2,584,059
4 Andreas Klatt GERMANY 2,998 1 6 $651,798
5 Ben Heath UNITED KINGDOM 2,976 1 4 $1,059,369
6 Steve O'Dwyer UNITED STATES Las Vegas, NV 2,855 2 7 $2,417,107
7 Ari Engel UNITED STATES Las Vegas, NV 2,784 2 9 $481,469
8 Fedor Holz GERMANY Vienna 2,456 0 5 $1,788,867
9 Daniel Colman UNITED STATES Holden, MA 2,362 2 6 $2,154,617
10 Anthony Spinella UNITED STATES Port Jefferson, NY 2,360 1 3 $1,085,108
11 Shurane Vijayaram AUSTRALIA Melbourne 2,280 1 1 $1,216,000
12 Samuel Panzica UNITED STATES Saline, MI 2,234 1 3 $1,419,832
13 Simeon Naydenov BULGARIA Sofia 2,230 0 2 $805,079
14 Jean-Pascal Savard CANADA Saint-Augustin 2,220 1 2 $733,026
15 Stephen Chidwick UNITED KINGDOM Deal 2,202 1 6 $1,365,160
16 Mikita Badziakouski BELARUS 2,189 2 9 $1,340,650
17 Daniel Dvoress CANADA 2,187 0 7 $2,843,197
18 Daniel Strelitz UNITED STATES Torrance, CA 2,100 1 1 $1,001,110
19 Darryll Fish UNITED STATES Cape Coral, FL 2,076 1 3 $615,120
20 Jason Koon UNITED STATES Las Vegas, NV 2,054 1 6 $2,233,451
 
21 Cliff Josephy UNITED STATES Syosset, NY 2,048 0 3 $543,130
22 Henry Meacham UNITED STATES Oak Bluffs, MA 2,037 3 7 $333,968
23 John Juanda UNITED STATES Marina Del Rey, CA 2,030 0 4 $1,339,264
24 Maria Lampropulos ARGENTINA Buenos Aires 2,020 1 3 $1,288,124
25 Koray Aldemir AUSTRIA Vienna 1,946 2 6 $1,868,362
26 Raffaele Sorrentino ITALY 1,944 1 2 $523,109
26 Joseph Mckeehen UNITED STATES Wales, PA 1,944 2 3 $348,838
28 Christian Harder UNITED STATES Annapolis, MD 1,912 1 2 $435,363
29 Adrian Mateos Diaz SPAIN Madrid 1,896 1 6 $1,752,057
30 Sergio Aido SPAIN 1,857 1 6 $2,032,117
31 Jonathan Abdellatif FRANCE 1,848 1 4 $421,500
32 David Peters UNITED STATES Toledo, OH 1,842 0 7 $1,444,444
33 Elliot Smith CANADA Richmond, BC 1,840 1 2 $381,025
34 Rainer Kempe GERMANY Berlin 1,693 1 5 $1,193,904
35 Loni Harwood UNITED STATES Staten Island, NY 1,664 1 3 $519,587
36 Brian Rast UNITED STATES Poway, CA 1,647 3 5 $1,414,179
37 Byron Kaverman UNITED STATES Cleveland, OH 1,639 0 6 $1,382,117
38 Jacob Mulhern UNITED KINGDOM 1,600 0 1 $832,000
38 Jonathan Bussieres CANADA 1,600 0 1 $506,584
40 Charlie Carrel UNITED KINGDOM London 1,560 0 5 $1,624,337
 
41 Manig Loeser GERMANY Bad Homburg 1,536 0 3 $671,675
42 Jake Schindler UNITED STATES Brynmawr, PA 1,526 2 5 $886,471
43 Sorel Mizzi CANADA Toronto, ON 1,520 1 3 $333,400
43 Tobias Hausen GERMANY 1,520 0 1 $471,200
45 Maurice Hawkins UNITED STATES Plantation, FL 1,513 2 8 $223,758
46 Dan Smith UNITED STATES Las Vegas, NV 1,508 1 6 $1,064,223
47 Rob WazWaz UGANDA Brooklyn Park, MN 1,480 1 3 $237,502
48 Mustapha Kanit ITALY Sliema 1,441 0 5 $1,174,676
49 Daniel Weinman UNITED STATES Atlanta, GA 1,440 1 1 $892,433
49 Darren Elias UNITED STATES Los Angeles, CA 1,440 1 1 $335,436
 
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