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2017 Scoring Criteria

World's Best Poker Players


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2017 POY Leader Boards - North America

 
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Rank ↑ Player Location POY Points Titles Final Tables POY Winnings
 
1 (1) Bryn Kenney UNITED STATES Long Beach, CA 3,442 3 12 $3,247,921
2 (3) Nick Petrangelo UNITED STATES Old Westbury, NY 2,918 1 6 $2,232,135
3 (4) Anthony Spinella UNITED STATES Port Jefferson, NY 2,360 1 3 $1,085,108
4 (6) Daniel Colman UNITED STATES Holden, MA 2,266 2 5 $2,134,234
5 (8) Samuel Panzica UNITED STATES Saline, MI 2,174 1 2 $1,415,554
6 (9) Daniel Strelitz UNITED STATES Torrance, CA 2,100 1 1 $1,001,110
7 (10) Darryll Fish UNITED STATES Cape Coral, FL 2,076 1 3 $615,120
8 (11) Jason Koon UNITED STATES Las Vegas, NV 2,054 1 6 $2,233,451
9 (12) Justin Bonomo UNITED STATES Los Angeles, CA 1,985 0 5 $1,442,980
10 (15) Cliff Josephy UNITED STATES Syosset, NY 1,920 0 2 $533,818
11 (16) Christian Harder UNITED STATES Annapolis, MD 1,912 1 2 $435,363
12 (17) Elliot Smith CANADA Richmond, BC 1,840 1 2 $381,025
13 (19) Steve O'Dwyer UNITED STATES Las Vegas, NV 1,791 2 4 $1,558,879
14 (20) Ari Engel UNITED STATES Las Vegas, NV 1,704 2 7 $277,935
15 (21) Loni Harwood UNITED STATES Staten Island, NY 1,664 1 3 $519,587
16 (22) Byron Kaverman UNITED STATES Cleveland, OH 1,639 0 6 $1,382,117
17 (27) Daniel Weinman UNITED STATES Atlanta, GA 1,440 1 1 $892,433
17 (27) Darren Elias UNITED STATES Los Angeles, CA 1,440 1 1 $335,436
17 (27) Tony Sinishtaj UNITED STATES Flushing, NY 1,440 1 1 $661,283
20 (30) Brian Rast UNITED STATES Poway, CA 1,434 3 4 $1,252,899
 
21 (32) Jared Griener UNITED STATES Huntington Beach, CA 1,400 0 1 $431,340
22 (34) Xuan Liu CANADA Missisauga 1,368 1 1 $228,042
23 (36) Sorel Mizzi CANADA Toronto, ON 1,320 1 2 $272,007
23 (36) Mike Leah CANADA Innisfil, ON 1,320 2 2 $198,075
25 (38) Jake Schindler UNITED STATES Brynmawr, PA 1,316 2 4 $817,351
26 (40) Dan Smith UNITED STATES Las Vegas, NV 1,298 1 5 $929,063
27 (41) Michael Del Vecchio UNITED STATES Las Vegas, NV 1,290 1 2 $308,728
28 (42) Ryan Yu CANADA 1,257 0 2 $221,343
29 (43) Jose Anaya UNITED STATES San Antonio, TX 1,232 0 3 $251,915
29 (43) Dylan Wilkerson UNITED STATES San Francisco, CA 1,232 1 2 $230,288
31 (45) Michael Vela UNITED STATES New Windsor, NY 1,216 0 1 $259,980
31 (45) Chino Rheem UNITED STATES Los Angeles, CA 1,216 0 1 $521,660
33 (47) Michael Hahn UNITED STATES Carmel, IN 1,214 3 3 $267,949
34 (48) Griffin Benger CANADA Toronto 1,210 1 2 $235,191
35 (51) Nathan Bjerno UNITED STATES Chino Hills, CA 1,200 0 1 $524,964
35 (51) David Eldridge UNITED STATES N. Huntingdon, PA 1,200 0 1 $224,613
35 (51) Kenneth Smaron UNITED STATES Philadelphia, PA 1,200 1 1 $293,860
35 (51) Ryan Riess UNITED STATES East Lansing, MI 1,200 1 1 $716,088
39 (56) Michael Graffeo UNITED STATES Fort Mills, SC 1,191 1 3 $306,611
40 (58) Maurice Hawkins UNITED STATES Plantation, FL 1,165 2 6 $167,450
 
41 (64) Alexander Rocha UNITED STATES Setauket, NY 1,104 0 3 $200,291
42 (65) Daniel Pearlman UNITED STATES Pembroke Pines, FL 1,102 2 4 $229,613
43 (67) Cory Smith UNITED STATES Oklahoma City, OK 1,081 1 4 $160,587
44 (68) Jesse Vilchez UNITED STATES Wyoming, MI 1,080 1 1 $185,010
45 (70) Ankush Mandavia UNITED STATES Atlanta, GA 1,078 1 3 $165,748
46 (72) Ryan Rogers UNITED STATES 1,060 0 2 $238,491
47 (73) Eric Baldwin UNITED STATES Beaver Dam, WI 1,059 1 3 $197,578
48 (74) Scott Seiver UNITED STATES Las Vegas, NV 1,050 1 3 $738,317
48 (74) Mike Sexton UNITED STATES Las Vegas, NV 1,050 0 1 $300,690
50 (76) Tyler Kenney UNITED STATES 1,048 0 2 $336,498
 
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