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Player of the Year: Thomas Marchese Holds Player of the Year Lead With Two Major Events Remaining in 2010

by Ryan Lucchesi |  Published: Jan 18, 2011


Thomas Marchese Continues to Impress Late in the Year At the time of this writing, Thomas Marchese had continued to score points late in the Card Player 2010 Player of the Year (POY) race to distance himself from the competition in coming down the homestretch. His latest POY score came at the Five-Diamond World Poker Classic in early December. He won a $1,000 no-limit hold’em rebuy event at Bellagio, which was his second tournament win of the year. He took home $45,958 in prize money and 252 POY points. With 6,738 points, he led the race by a margin of 1,162 points over Dwyte Pilgrim (5,576 points), heading into the final weeks of the year. Marchese has made 11 final tables in 2010 and won $2,068,658 in POY events. The POY battle will come down to the wire, as there are just two major point opportunities remaining — the €5,300 ...

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