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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 (3) Christian Harder UNITED STATES Annapolis, MD 1,824 1 1 $429,664
2 (4) Nick Petrangelo UNITED STATES Old Westbury, NY 1,628 1 3 $1,514,932
3 (5) Cliff Josephy UNITED STATES Syosset, NY 1,520 0 1 $403,448
4 (7) Daniel Weinman UNITED STATES Atlanta, GA 1,440 1 1 $892,433
5 (8) Bryn Kenney UNITED STATES Long Beach, CA 1,406 2 5 $1,774,191
6 (9) Byron Kaverman UNITED STATES Cleveland, OH 1,375 0 4 $1,333,360
7 (11) Michael Vela UNITED STATES New Windsor, NY 1,216 0 1 $259,980
8 (12) Nathan Bjerno UNITED STATES Chino Hills, CA 1,200 0 1 $524,964
9 (15) Loni Harwood UNITED STATES Staten Island, NY 1,104 1 2 $171,587
10 (16) Michael Graffeo UNITED STATES Fort Mills, SC 1,080 1 1 $293,687
11 (20) Luc Greenwood CANADA 1,008 1 1 $779,268
12 (21) Grant Hinkle UNITED STATES Kansas City, MO 960 1 1 $375,427
12 (21) Tyler Kenney UNITED STATES 960 0 1 $327,578
14 (24) Justin Bonomo UNITED STATES Los Angeles, CA 945 0 3 $648,500
15 (28) Dantonio Brown UNITED STATES Jonesboro, GA 900 0 1 $178,209
15 (28) Ema Zajmovic CANADA 900 1 1 $200,769
17 (32) Cory Smith UNITED STATES Oklahoma City, OK 892 0 2 $138,863
18 (34) Jason Koon UNITED STATES Las Vegas, NV 880 1 2 $1,771,260
19 (36) John Patterson UNITED STATES 858 0 2 $236,664
20 (37) Michael Hahn UNITED STATES Carmel, IN 840 1 1 $190,417
 
20 (37) Neil Patel UNITED STATES Yarley, PA 840 1 1 $192,152
20 (37) Ala Aqel UNITED STATES Orland Park, IL 840 1 1 $208,184
23 (41) Phuoc Nguyen UNITED STATES San Jose, CA 810 1 3 $117,341
24 (42) Ankush Mandavia UNITED STATES Atlanta, GA 808 1 2 $121,919
25 (44) Brandon Adams UNITED STATES Boston, MA 770 0 1 $448,795
25 (44) Dan Smith UNITED STATES Las Vegas, NV 770 1 2 $632,728
27 (46) Michael Gentili CANADA Lasalle 760 0 1 $140,940
27 (46) David Olson UNITED STATES Dallas, TX 760 0 1 $205,200
29 (50) Martin Ryan UNITED STATES 758 1 3 $92,254
30 (51) Jean-Francois Bouchard CANADA 750 0 1 $130,208
31 (54) Nicola Basile CANADA 720 1 1 $131,680
31 (54) Shi Jia Liu UNITED STATES Las Vegas, NV 720 0 1 $275,081
33 (58) Daniel Colman UNITED STATES Holden, MA 706 0 2 $1,100,900
34 (59) Nikola Budzakoski UNITED STATES Hobart, IN 700 0 1 $117,631
34 (59) Chad Wiedenhoeft UNITED STATES Whitewater, WI 700 0 1 $128,816
36 (63) Austin Peck UNITED STATES 678 0 3 $117,367
37 (64) Kyle Cartwright UNITED STATES Bartlett, TN 676 0 3 $105,837
38 (65) Michael Rocco UNITED STATES Valencia, CA 672 0 1 $409,020
39 (66) Aristoteles Neto UNITED STATES Framingham, MA 660 1 1 $216,155
40 (67) Shino Fujiwara UNITED STATES 640 0 1 $170,659
 
41 (74) Jack Efaraimo UNITED STATES 600 0 2 $47,983
41 (74) Richard Foster UNITED STATES Far Hills, NJ 600 0 1 $228,884
41 (74) Jermaine Gerlin UNITED STATES Gainesville, FL 600 1 1 $94,310
41 (74) Eric Afriat CANADA Saint-Laurent, QC 600 0 1 $83,608
41 (74) Luke Bohnen UNITED STATES Maplewood, MN 600 1 1 $86,440
46 (85) Cheng Hai UNITED STATES 568 1 2 $53,890
47 (86) Huichen Kuo CANADA Edmonton 560 0 1 $35,253
47 (86) Daniel Loizzo UNITED STATES Libertyville, IL 560 0 1 $77,095
47 (86) Scott Stewart UNITED STATES Fremont, CA 560 0 1 $86,907
47 (86) Christopher Moon UNITED STATES East Lansing, MI 560 0 1 $63,342
 
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