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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 3,469 1 9 $2,631,239
3 Andreas Klatt GERMANY 2,998 1 6 $651,798
4 Ben Heath UNITED KINGDOM 2,976 1 4 $1,059,369
5 Steve O'Dwyer UNITED STATES Las Vegas, NV 2,855 2 7 $2,417,107
6 Ari Engel UNITED STATES Las Vegas, NV 2,784 2 9 $481,469
7 Daniel Colman UNITED STATES Holden, MA 2,362 2 6 $2,154,617
8 Anthony Spinella UNITED STATES Port Jefferson, NY 2,360 1 3 $1,085,108
9 Justin Bonomo UNITED STATES Los Angeles, CA 2,321 0 6 $1,666,539
10 Shurane Vijayaram AUSTRALIA Melbourne 2,280 1 1 $1,216,000
11 Fedor Holz GERMANY Vienna 2,256 0 4 $1,746,867
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 Mikita Badziakouski BELARUS 2,189 2 9 $1,340,650
16 Daniel Dvoress CANADA 2,187 0 7 $2,843,197
17 Daniel Strelitz UNITED STATES Torrance, CA 2,100 1 1 $1,001,110
18 Darryll Fish UNITED STATES Cape Coral, FL 2,076 1 3 $615,120
19 Jason Koon UNITED STATES Las Vegas, NV 2,054 1 6 $2,233,451
20 Cliff Josephy UNITED STATES Syosset, NY 2,048 0 3 $543,130
 
21 Henry Meacham UNITED STATES Oak Bluffs, MA 2,037 3 7 $333,968
22 John Juanda UNITED STATES Marina Del Rey, CA 2,030 0 4 $1,339,264
23 Koray Aldemir AUSTRIA Vienna 1,946 2 6 $1,868,362
24 Raffaele Sorrentino ITALY 1,944 1 2 $523,109
24 Joseph Mckeehen UNITED STATES Wales, PA 1,944 2 3 $348,838
26 Christian Harder UNITED STATES Annapolis, MD 1,912 1 2 $435,363
27 Sergio Aido SPAIN 1,857 1 6 $2,032,117
28 Elliot Smith CANADA Richmond, BC 1,840 1 2 $381,025
29 Loni Harwood UNITED STATES Staten Island, NY 1,664 1 3 $519,587
30 Adrian Mateos Diaz SPAIN Madrid 1,646 1 5 $1,677,057
31 Byron Kaverman UNITED STATES Cleveland, OH 1,639 0 6 $1,382,117
32 Jonathan Bussieres CANADA 1,600 0 1 $506,584
33 Rainer Kempe GERMANY Berlin 1,568 1 4 $1,175,904
34 Charlie Carrel UNITED KINGDOM London 1,560 0 5 $1,624,337
35 Manig Loeser GERMANY Bad Homburg 1,536 0 3 $671,675
36 Tobias Hausen GERMANY 1,520 0 1 $471,200
36 Sorel Mizzi CANADA Toronto, ON 1,520 1 3 $333,400
38 Maurice Hawkins UNITED STATES Plantation, FL 1,513 2 8 $223,758
39 Dan Smith UNITED STATES Las Vegas, NV 1,508 1 6 $1,064,223
40 Rob WazWaz UGANDA Brooklyn Park, MN 1,480 1 3 $237,502
 
41 Darren Elias UNITED STATES Los Angeles, CA 1,440 1 1 $335,436
41 Tony Sinishtaj UNITED STATES Flushing, NY 1,440 1 1 $661,283
41 Daniel Weinman UNITED STATES Atlanta, GA 1,440 1 1 $892,433
44 Brian Rast UNITED STATES Poway, CA 1,434 3 4 $1,252,899
45 Ryan Yu CANADA 1,419 0 3 $232,950
46 Cory Smith UNITED STATES Oklahoma City, OK 1,417 2 5 $201,001
47 Terry Schumacher BELGIUM Verviers 1,412 1 2 $426,918
48 Terry Tianyuan Tang CHINA 1,400 0 1 $335,075
48 Jared Griener UNITED STATES Huntington Beach, CA 1,400 0 1 $431,340
48 Ryan Riess UNITED STATES East Lansing, MI 1,400 1 2 $784,704
 
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