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Player of the Year

by Ryan Lucchesi |  Published: Jan 08, 2010


Baldwin at it Again Only one player in the top 10 of the Card Player 2009 Player of the Year (POY) race scored points in early December, and it came as no surprise that it was the man on top, Eric Baldwin. He made his 16th final-table appearance of the year and booked his 21st cash when he finished in fourth place in a $500 no-limit hold’em event at the Five-Diamond World Poker Classic at Bellagio. He added 144 points and $7,978 to his 2009 totals with the finish. He now has 6,202 points for the year and has won $1,237,834 in tournaments in 2009. Cornel Cimpan is Baldwin’s closest competition, but he is now 532 points behind the POY leader. EPT Prague and the APPT Sydney Grand Final Award Thousands of Points Two of the biggest tournaments at the end of 2009 each awarded thousands of POY points recently. ...

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