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Player of the Year: Thomas Marchese Closes in on Dwyte Pilgrim in Player of the Year Race

by Ryan Lucchesi |  Published: Nov 12, 2010


Considering how often current Card Player 2010 Player of the Year (POY) leader Dwyte Pilgrim and the player chasing him, Thomas Marchese, are cashing, this could be one of the most competitive POY races ever. These two players show no signs of slowing down in the final months of the year. Pilgrim recently won his first major title, the World Poker Tour Borgata Poker Open main event, to open up an 810-point lead on Marchese. But Pilgrim didn’t play in any of the major London events that transpired during the last half of September and early October, and Marchese capitalized on the opportunity. He finished seventh out of a record field of 848 players in the £5,250 no-limit hold’em main event at the PokerStars European Poker Tour London festival of poker. That final-table cash was good for 480 points, and gave Marchese a grand total of 5,246 points. There are ...

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