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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 6,204 5 18 $7,268,839
2 Koray Aldemir AUSTRIA Vienna 4,956 3 15 $3,882,181
3 Justin Bonomo UNITED STATES Los Angeles, CA 4,346 2 13 $3,697,240
4 Raffaele Sorrentino ITALY 4,224 2 4 $1,621,325
5 Jason Koon UNITED STATES Las Vegas, NV 4,124 2 12 $3,100,301
6 Fedor Holz GERMANY Vienna 4,097 2 9 $3,591,127
7 David Peters UNITED STATES Toledo, OH 4,002 1 15 $2,914,385
8 Jake Schindler UNITED STATES Brynmawr, PA 3,982 4 13 $5,678,771
9 Joseph Mckeehen UNITED STATES Wales, PA 3,907 3 6 $917,163
10 Cary Katz UNITED STATES Las Vegas, NV 3,859 2 14 $1,699,961
11 Benjamin Pollak FRANCE Paris 3,760 0 3 $4,327,873
12 Nick Petrangelo UNITED STATES Old Westbury, NY 3,639 1 10 $2,765,639
13 Stephen Chidwick UNITED KINGDOM Deal 3,602 2 9 $2,537,698
14 Adrian Mateos SPAIN Madrid 3,584 2 12 $3,095,821
15 Cliff Josephy UNITED STATES Syosset, NY 3,348 0 5 $813,977
16 Scott Blumstein UNITED STATES Morristown, NJ 3,300 1 1 $8,150,000
17 Dan Smith UNITED STATES Las Vegas, NV 3,198 3 11 $2,216,464
18 Nadar Kakhmazov RUSSIAN FEDERATION 3,080 2 3 $1,039,946
19 Matt Berkey UNITED STATES Erie, PA 3,071 0 4 $830,667
20 Andreas Klatt GERMANY 3,068 1 7 $661,609
 
21 Anthony Spinella UNITED STATES Port Jefferson, NY 3,027 1 4 $1,285,841
22 Ben Heath UNITED KINGDOM 2,976 1 4 $1,059,369
23 Steve O'Dwyer UNITED STATES Las Vegas, NV 2,955 2 8 $2,443,244
24 Christopher Hunichen UNITED STATES Clayton, NC 2,916 0 7 $866,788
25 Benjamin Zamani UNITED STATES Boca Raton, FL 2,820 2 3 $725,650
26 Thomas Boivin BELGIUM 2,808 1 4 $517,777
27 Steffen Sontheimer UNITED KINGDOM Brighton 2,790 2 8 $4,636,305
28 Ari Engel UNITED STATES Las Vegas, NV 2,784 2 9 $481,469
29 Je Wook Oh UNITED STATES Fresh Meadows, NY 2,754 1 10 $501,101
30 Daniel Ott UNITED STATES Altoona, PA 2,750 0 1 $4,700,000
31 Rainer Kempe GERMANY Berlin 2,715 1 9 $2,083,713
32 Benjamin Tollerene UNITED STATES Lubbock, TX 2,687 2 9 $2,890,144
33 Jonathan Karamalikis AUSTRALIA 2,620 0 4 $1,087,108
34 Mike Leah CANADA Innisfil, ON 2,611 2 5 $879,578
35 Jett Schencker UNITED STATES Birmingham, AL 2,561 1 6 $496,365
36 Dario Sammartino ITALY Nova Gorica 2,548 0 6 $2,720,709
37 Daniel Colman UNITED STATES Holden, MA 2,530 2 7 $2,272,971
38 Shurane Vijayaram AUSTRALIA Melbourne 2,480 1 2 $1,229,687
39 Ole Schemion GERMANY Berlin 2,475 2 8 $1,809,991
40 Mikita Badziakouski BELARUS 2,474 2 11 $1,440,596
 
41 Daniel Negreanu CANADA Las Vegas, NV 2,471 0 8 $1,578,543
42 Chance Kornuth UNITED STATES Denver, CO 2,460 0 6 $704,748
43 Kurt Jewell UNITED STATES Frankfort, KY 2,389 2 9 $251,341
44 Samuel Panzica UNITED STATES Saline, MI 2,374 1 4 $1,498,807
44 Tim Adams CANADA Burlington, ONT 2,374 1 10 $1,324,368
46 Darren Elias UNITED STATES Los Angeles, CA 2,360 1 5 $596,119
47 Vlad Darie 2,312 1 6 $472,032
48 Timothy Miles UNITED STATES Talahassee, FL 2,296 0 7 $411,676
49 Sam Soverel UNITED STATES Palm Beach Gardens, FL 2,293 0 7 $827,254
50 Maria Lampropulos ARGENTINA Buenos Aires 2,290 1 4 $1,330,130
 
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