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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 Shurane Vijayaram AUSTRALIA Melbourne 2,280 1 1 $1,216,000
2 Ben Heath UNITED KINGDOM 2,188 1 2 $901,440
3 Christian Harder UNITED STATES Annapolis, MD 1,824 1 1 $429,664
4 Bryn Kenney UNITED STATES Long Beach, CA 1,706 2 6 $2,280,281
5 Nick Petrangelo UNITED STATES Old Westbury, NY 1,628 1 3 $1,514,932
6 Tobias Hausen GERMANY 1,520 0 1 $471,200
6 Cliff Josephy UNITED STATES Syosset, NY 1,520 0 1 $403,448
8 Daniel Weinman UNITED STATES Atlanta, GA 1,440 1 1 $892,433
8 Darren Elias UNITED STATES Los Angeles, CA 1,440 1 1 $335,436
10 Byron Kaverman UNITED STATES Cleveland, OH 1,375 0 4 $1,333,360
11 Fedor Holz GERMANY Vienna 1,270 0 2 $520,893
12 Michael Vela UNITED STATES New Windsor, NY 1,216 0 1 $259,980
13 Nathan Bjerno UNITED STATES Chino Hills, CA 1,200 0 1 $524,964
13 David Eldridge UNITED STATES N. Huntingdon, PA 1,200 0 1 $224,613
15 Alan King Lun Lau HONG KONG 1,176 2 2 $458,497
16 Jeffrey Rossiter AUSTRALIA Melbourne 1,140 0 1 $334,400
17 Daniel Colman UNITED STATES Holden, MA 1,126 1 3 $1,574,308
18 David Yan NEW ZEALAND Auckland 1,110 0 2 $169,920
19 Loni Harwood UNITED STATES Staten Island, NY 1,104 1 2 $171,587
20 Michael Graffeo UNITED STATES Fort Mills, SC 1,080 1 1 $293,687
 
20 Jesse Vilchez UNITED STATES Wyoming, MI 1,080 1 1 $185,010
20 Mike Leah CANADA Innisfil, ON 1,080 1 1 $185,625
20 Robert Raymond AUSTRALIA 1,080 1 1 $243,831
24 Bridges Roe AUSTRALIA Melbourne 1,072 1 2 $133,783
25 Charles Carrel UNITED KINGDOM London 1,040 0 3 $1,349,661
26 Luc Greenwood CANADA 1,008 1 1 $779,268
27 Grant Hinkle UNITED STATES Kansas City, MO 960 1 1 $375,427
27 Tyler Kenney UNITED STATES 960 0 1 $327,578
27 Jean Ferreira CANADA Gatomeai 960 0 1 $144,465
30 Manig Loeser GERMANY Bad Homburg 950 0 2 $98,115
31 Justin Bonomo UNITED STATES Los Angeles, CA 945 0 3 $648,500
32 James Chen TAIWAN, PROVINCE OF CHINA Taichung 924 1 1 $654,998
33 Aleksei Opalikhin 912 0 1 $191,420
33 Rehman Kassam UNITED KINGDOM 912 1 1 $111,650
33 Cord Garcia UNITED STATES Houston, TX 912 1 1 $248,732
36 Dantonio Brown UNITED STATES Jonesboro, GA 900 0 1 $178,209
36 Ema Zajmovic CANADA 900 1 1 $200,769
36 Aditya Prasetyo UNITED STATES Cambridge, MA 900 0 1 $186,770
36 Matthew Grocholsky CANADA 900 0 1 $131,168
36 Qiang Fu NEW ZEALAND Aukland 900 0 1 $150,567
 
36 Sixiao Li CHINA 900 1 1 $316,680
42 Cory Smith UNITED STATES Oklahoma City, OK 892 0 2 $138,863
43 Thomas Boivin BELGIUM 888 1 2 $94,198
44 Mustapha Kanit ITALY Sliema 881 0 3 $858,992
45 Jason Koon UNITED STATES Las Vegas, NV 880 1 2 $1,771,260
46 Preben Stokkan NORWAY 864 0 3 $86,491
47 John Patterson UNITED STATES 858 0 2 $236,664
48 Jordan Young 840 1 1 $112,381
48 Michael Hahn UNITED STATES Carmel, IN 840 1 1 $190,417
48 Neil Patel UNITED STATES Yarley, PA 840 1 1 $192,152
 
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