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2014 CarbonPoker Card Player Player of the Year Update -- Dan Colman Extends Lead

A Look At The Biggest Poker Tournament Results Of The Week

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Some of the main contenders made big moves this week in the 2014 Card Player Player of the Year race, sponsored by CarbonPoker. Here is a look at the biggest results on the live poker tournament circuit over the past seven days:

ACOP Super High Roller

Daniel ColmanAnother super high roller, another final table for year-dominator Daniel Colman. A total of 52 players showed up to the City of Dreams in Macau and posted the $500,000 HKD ($64,500 USD) buy-in in the 2014 Asia Championship of Poker super high roller, with 50 rebuys made building a prize pool worth $6,250,534 USD.

Colman, who has won four gigantic tournaments this year already (including the $1 million Big One For One Drop at the WSOP), made his eighth final table in this event. He finished seventh for $373,972 and 128 Player of the Year points. This was his also his eighth cash of the year for six figures or more, brining his total year-to-date earnings to $22,319,279. He already had the lead in the overall POY points race, and now sits 820 points ahead of second-place occupant Mike Leah.

Here is a look at his POY-qualified final table results in 2014 (including a semi-final finish in the $10,000 WSOP heads-up championship):

Date Event Buy-In Place Payout (USD) POY Points
Jul 01, ’14 $1 Million WSOP Big One for One Drop $1,000,000 1 $15,306,668 600
Apr 26, ’14 EPT Grand Final €100,000 High Roller $135,188 1 $2,129,775 720
Sep 03, ’14 $5,300 NLH $10 Million Guarantee SHR Poker Open $5,300 1 $1,446,710 1920
Aug 20, ’14 €50,000 EPT Barcelona High Roller $68,095 2 $1,120,186 595
Oct 07, ’14 £60,000 WPT Alpha8 London $102,315 1 $964,539 600
Jul 11, ’14 $100,000 Aria Super High Roller $99,000 3 $796,821 400
Nov 02, ’14 ACOP $500,000 HKD High Roller $64,500 7 $373,972 128
Jun 21, ’14 WSOP $10,000 Heads-Up NLH $10,000 semifinalist $111,942 385
May 02, ’14 €10,300 EPT Grand Final Six-Max NLH $14,293 5 $68,666 150

Colman wasn’t the only POY contender to climb as a result of making this final table, however. Fellow top-twenty occupant Davidi Kitai also squeaked into the final table, earning $312,124 for his eighth place finish. The Belgian pro also scored 85 POY points for his sixth final table appearance of the year, solidifying his 18th-place ranking in the overall standings.

Pratyush BuddigaPratyush Buddiga, who was at his fifth final table of the year, placed third for $844,660 and the largest payday of his career. The American poker pro also notched 340 POY points, which catapulted him into 21st place in the rankings with year-to-date earnings of $1,262,420.

Joseph Cheong placed fifth in this event for $528,718 and 213 POY points. The former November Niner has already won two titles in 2014 and made a total of six final tables. This was by far the biggest of his scores this year though, and it saw him climb to 41st place in the overall standings as a result.

In the end Steve O’Dwyer was the champion in the event, defeating Ryan Fee heads-up for the title, the $1,811,828 first-place prize and 510 POY points. O"Dwyer had two prior final table finished, but both came in small events and this win only raised him to 552nd place in the POY rankings.

Here is a look at the current top twenty in the POY standings:

Rank Player POY Points Earnings
1 Daniel Colman 5,498 $22,319,279
2 Mike Leah 4,678 $2,039,526
3 Mustapha Kanit 4,514 $1,234,776
4 Ami Barer 4,012 $2,006,444
5 Jake Schindler 3,700 $2,156,184
6 Dylan Wilkerson 3,316 $1,076,307
7 Dominik Panka 3,315 $1,840,936
8 Mike McDonald 3,312 $4,357,089
9 Dan Smith 3,270 $2,671,809
10 Keven Stammen 3,262 $1,655,439
11 Jason Mercier 3,106 $2,778,584
12 Jack Salter 3,038 $1,611,416
13 Brandon Shack-Harris 3,026 $1,415,849
14 Doug Polk 3,010 $3,503,603
15 Joseph Mckeehen 2,924 $1,193,232
16 Henrik Hecklen 2,896 $713,131
17 Kevin Eyster 2,874 $899,019
18 Davidi Kitai 2,873 $1,780,993
19 Joe Kuether 2,636 $762,856
20 Aaron Massey 2,574 $736,570
 
 
 
 

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