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Steve 'gboro780' Gross Claims Online Poker’s Highest Honor

Card Player 2009 Online Player of the Year

by Julio Rodriguez |  Published: Feb 19, 2010


Card Player magazine has been the poker authority for more than two decades, and during that stretch, it has crowned 13 Player of the Year (POY) winners. With strict award criteria and an extensive database of tournament history dating back to the very first World Series of Poker tournament, Card Player has established its POY award as a pinnacle of achievement within the poker community. Due to increased activity in the online poker community, the Card Player Online Player of the Year (OPOY) award was established in 2007 to recognize those who excelled on the virtual felt. The inaugural winner was Isaac “westmenloAA” Baron, who has gone on to have a lucrative live-tournament career, as well. The beauty of the award is that players can compete from the comfort of their homes, and receive points for going deep in any online tournament that follows the rule of 100: Points are ...

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