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Player of the Year

by Ryan Lucchesi |  Published: Aug 20, 2010


Moritz Kranich Wins Second Major Title, While Phil Ivey Enters Player of the Year Fray With all of the preliminary-event bracelets awarded at the World Series of Poker and the main event still playing down to the “November Nine” at press time, the World Poker Tour Bellagio Cup VI was the only game in town awarding major Card Player 2010 Player of the Year (POY) points in mid-July. The event attracted 353 players, which represented a 32 percent increase from last year’s field size. It was a promising turnout for the first event on the season IX schedule for the WPT. The final table featured one of the biggest names in poker. Phil Ivey made a record ninth WPT final table, but in the end, he fell short and busted out in third place. He received 1,400 points for his efforts, which gives him 2,840 on the year and puts ...

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