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CarbonPoker Sponsors 2015 Card Player Player of the Year Race

The Most Historic POY Award In Poker Presented By CarbonPoker For Second Straight Year


Card Player has partnered with CarbonPoker to continue to bring you coverage of the most historic and prestigious Player of the Year race in poker for 2015.

Since its inception in 1997 the Card Player Player of the Year award has been a symbol of excellence and consistency in tournament poker. Some of the greatest names in the game have earned the POY title, including Daniel Negreanu (2004, 2013), T.J. Cloutier (1998, 2002) Men Nguyen (1997, 2001, 2003, 2005) and David Pham (2000, 2007).

During the mid-2000’s a couple of live circuit heavy hitters took the POY honors, including Michael Mizrachi (2006) and John Phan (2008).

2014 Player of the Year Daniel ColmanIn recent years the generation of players who climbed the ranks and built their skills online have also made their mark on the POY award, with recent champions including young guns like Eric “basebaldy” Baldwin (2009), Tom “kingsofcards” Marchese (2010) Ben “benba” Lamb (2011), Greg “gregy20723” Merson (2012) and most recently Daniel “mrGR33N13” Colman (2014).

Card Player will be bringing you in depth coverage of the 2015 POY race as it unfolds throughout the year, including weekly updates on the standings, issue-by-issue coverage of the top 20 performers on the poker circuit and monthly video updates on the POY race.

Who will be the next player to add their name in the history books? Stay tuned to Card Player to find out.

Here is a look at a complete list of Card Player Player of the Year award winners:

Year Player Name
1997 Men Nguyen
1998 T.J. Cloutier
1999 Tony Ma
2000 David Pham
2001 Men Nguyen
2002 T.J. Cloutier
2003 Men Nguyen
2004 Daniel Negreanu
2005 Men Nguyen
2006 Michael Mizrachi
2007 David Pham
2008 John Phan
2009 Eric Baldwin
2010 Tom Marchese
2011 Ben Lamb
2012 Greg Merson
2013 Daniel Negreanu
2014 Daniel Colman

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