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Player of The Year Update

Sam Stein Regains The Lead in the 2011 POY Race

by Erik Fast |  Published: Nov 16, 2011

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As fall becomes winter, the Card Player Player of the Year race shifts gears into its final stages. The key players in this end-of-the-year drama are most likely known to us now, as with each passing week it becomes less and less likely that someone can surge from obscurity with a string of wins. Heading into the final months of the year, the stage is set, and the show will go on. Some massive events in Europe have had an impact on the race in the past weeks. The European Poker Tour London played host to 30 events, and had quite an effect on the POY standings. Two key players in the race had good showings in event no. 12, a £2,000 no-limit hold’em tournament that drew 189 players, creating a $573,085 prize pool. Sam Stein, who briefly fell to second place in the overall standings, regained the lead by ...


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