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Player of the Year

by Julio Rodriguez |  Published: Sep 18, 2009


Getting Back to the Tournament Grind By Julio Rodriguez The dog days of summer are nearly over, and after a monthlong lull in action, the tournament-circuit schedule is ready to heat up once again. During this timeout period, the top 10 in the Player of the Year (POY) race stayed virtually the same, with Vitaly Lunkin still leading the way. However, as we go to press, the European Poker Tour and World Poker Tour are back in full swing, giving many players the opportunity to pick up the much-needed points to overtake him. This is the time of the year when the front-runners begin to separate themselves from the rest of the pack. The homestretch is in sight, and while many are looking forward to the deep-stack, big buy-in tournament circuit, others in the top 10 who accumulated their POY points at the World Series of Poker will have to ...

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