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2017 Scoring Criteria

World's Best Poker Players


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2017 POY Leader Boards - World

 
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Rank ↑ Player Location POY Points Titles Final Tables POY Winnings
 
1 (31) Pete Chen TAIWAN, PROVINCE OF CHINA Sijhih City 3,052 0 11 $757,075
2 (39) Jonathan Karamalikis AUSTRALIA Adelaide 2,812 0 5 $1,166,062
3 (51) Shurane Vijayaram AUSTRALIA Melbourne 2,600 1 3 $1,243,829
4 (58) Alan King Lun Lau HONG KONG 2,493 3 6 $1,197,663
5 (63) Adrian Attenborough AUSTRALIA Melbourne 2,320 2 5 $746,257
6 (66) Maria Lampropulos ARGENTINA Buenos Aires 2,290 1 4 $1,330,130
7 (74) Martin Kozlov AUSTRALIA Melbourne 2,195 1 3 $909,099
8 (100) Alex Lynskey AUSTRALIA Melbourne 1,986 0 3 $500,695
9 (112) Andres Korn ARGENTINA Buenos Aires 1,908 2 3 $660,078
10 (132) Albert Daher LEBANON 1,796 0 5 $455,294
11 (152) Terry Tianyuan Tang CHINA 1,624 1 3 $360,011
12 (153) Michael Addamo AUSTRALIA 1,622 1 3 $384,527
13 (154) Joseph Rojas VENEZUELA Caracas 1,620 1 1 $690,469
14 (160) Ivan Luca ARGENTINA Buenos Aires 1,582 0 5 $1,039,103
15 (172) Rob WazWaz UGANDA Brooklyn Park, MN 1,506 1 4 $239,076
16 (173) James Chen TAIWAN, PROVINCE OF CHINA Taichung 1,503 1 5 $1,276,327
17 (210) Yang Zhang CHINA 1,374 0 9 $249,265
18 (211) John Tech PHILIPPINES 1,368 1 1 $603,655
19 (214) Dean Blatt AUSTRALIA 1,364 0 5 $165,779
20 (225) James Obst AUSTRALIA Adelaide 1,326 1 3 $377,672
 
21 (228) Pedro Cairat ARGENTINA 1,320 1 1 $509,970
22 (235) Brian Kaufman URUGUAY 1,300 0 2 $557,642
23 (245) Celina Lin AUSTRALIA 1,264 0 6 $181,664
24 (259) Quan Zhou CHINA 1,239 2 5 $863,110
25 (272) Bobby Zhang AUSTRALIA 1,216 1 6 $130,130
26 (307) Daniel Laidlaw AUSTRALIA 1,156 0 2 $228,215
27 (312) Jeffrey Rossiter AUSTRALIA Melbourne 1,140 0 1 $334,400
27 (312) Mike Takayama PHILIPPINES 1,140 1 2 $143,530
27 (312) Bernardo Dias BRAZIL 1,140 0 1 $308,166
30 (326) Andre Akkari BRAZIL Sao Paolo 1,126 0 3 $412,902
31 (333) David Yan NEW ZEALAND Auckland 1,110 0 2 $169,920
32 (357) Bridges Roe AUSTRALIA Melbourne 1,089 1 3 $135,011
33 (359) Sparrow Cheung CHINA 1,082 1 12 $193,225
34 (361) Robert Raymond AUSTRALIA 1,080 1 1 $243,831
35 (383) Helio Neves Neto BRAZIL Salvador 1,054 1 6 $116,562
36 (392) Kahle Burns AUSTRALIA 1,048 0 2 $1,739,270
37 (396) Sixiao Li CHINA 1,044 1 4 $331,059
38 (411) Jose Barbero ARGENTINA Buenes Aires 1,016 0 6 $308,987
39 (414) Yan Shing Tsang HONG KONG 1,005 0 2 $265,075
40 (422) Rajkumar Ramakrishnan AUSTRALIA Melbourne 995 2 7 $115,161
 
41 (429) Marcelo Drumm BRAZIL 987 1 9 $112,473
42 (438) Damian Salas ARGENTINA Buenos Aires 975 0 2 $1,474,620
43 (443) Xuming Qi CHINA 966 0 3 $277,485
44 (445) Navid King AUSTRALIA Sydney 963 1 2 $97,305
45 (447) Branko Usljebreka AUSTRALIA 960 1 1 $204,050
45 (447) Asi Moshe ISRAEL Tel Aviv 960 0 1 $199,718
45 (447) Ben Maya ISRAEL Rehovot 960 1 1 $257,764
45 (447) Qiuming Qin CHINA 960 1 1 $408,330
49 (471) Choong Kian Weng MALAYSIA 952 2 3 $174,200
50 (486) Omar Lakhdari MOROCCO 923 0 5 $142,961
 
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