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2020 Scoring Criteria

World's Best Poker Players


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2020 POY Leader Boards - Overall

 
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Rank ↑ Player Location POY Points Titles Final Tables POY Winnings
 
1 Vincent Wan AUSTRALIA Melbourne 2,280 1 1 $909,420
2 Farid Jattin COLOMBIA Barranquilla 2,177 3 6 $1,205,493
3 Anton Suarez SWEDEN Vasteras 2,100 1 1 $1,000,000
4 Cary Katz UNITED STATES Las Vegas, NV 2,095 1 8 $2,420,543
5 Kahle Burns AUSTRALIA Geelong 1,956 2 6 $2,923,988
6 Ngoc Hoang VIET NAM Hanoi 1,900 0 1 $909,420
7 Aaron Van Blarcum UNITED STATES Dallas, TX 1,896 0 8 $1,854,522
8 Sam Greenwood CANADA Toronto, ON 1,881 0 6 $1,357,807
9 Timothy Adams CANADA Burlington, ONT 1,857 3 6 $5,904,777
10 Brian Altman UNITED STATES Longmeadow, MA 1,848 2 3 $542,866
11 Michael Addamo AUSTRALIA Melbourne 1,806 2 5 $2,143,310
12 Pablo Silva BRAZIL 1,800 1 1 $1,000,000
13 Christian Rudolph GERMANY 1,750 0 1 $620,000
14 James Romero UNITED STATES Portland, OR 1,736 1 2 $745,000
15 Erik Seidel UNITED STATES Las Vegas, NV 1,686 0 5 $669,649
16 Eric Afriat CANADA Saint-Laurent, QC 1,680 1 1 $394,120
17 Alex Foxen UNITED STATES Cold Spring Harbor, NY 1,597 1 6 $1,603,559
18 Nino Ullmann GERMANY 1,540 0 2 $370,609
19 Stephen Chidwick UNITED KINGDOM Deal 1,537 1 6 $1,043,973
20 Gareth Pepper AUSTRALIA 1,520 0 1 $690,000
 
21 Fabio Colonese BRAZIL Sao Paulo 1,500 0 1 $640,000
22 Paul Phua CHINA Macau 1,498 2 5 $2,495,000
23 Trung Pham UNITED STATES Temple, TX 1,490 2 5 $240,628
24 Scott Stewart UNITED STATES Lakewood, CA 1,400 0 5 $211,312
24 Marc-Olivier Carpentier-Perrault 1,400 0 1 $265,805
26 Benjamin Winsor UNITED KINGDOM Broadstairs 1,300 0 3 $242,842
27 Patrick Steele UNITED STATES Chelsea, MI 1,296 1 2 $215,004
28 Robert Whalen UNITED STATES Fargo, ND 1,288 1 3 $177,653
29 Ross Ward UNITED STATES Gainesville, GA 1,268 4 7 $175,441
30 Christopher Puetz GERMANY Ayl 1,260 1 1 $292,802
31 Ari Engel UNITED STATES Las Vegas, NV 1,250 3 6 $167,944
31 Mikita Badziakouski BELARUS 1,250 1 3 $2,678,950
33 Daniel Rezaei AUSTRIA Leibnitz 1,200 0 1 $435,000
34 Phil Ivey UNITED STATES Las Vegas, NV 1,190 1 4 $1,693,550
35 Michael O'Grady AUSTRALIA Sydney 1,162 1 2 $211,733
36 William Givens UNITED STATES Denver, CO 1,144 2 4 $151,751
37 John Dollinger UNITED STATES Gulf Breeze, FL 1,140 0 1 $311,751
38 Adam Hui CANADA Markham, ON 1,120 0 1 $170,905
39 Anthony Nguyen UNITED STATES Azusa, CA 1,103 1 5 $144,457
40 Matthew Sesso UNITED STATES Naples, FL 1,084 1 2 $248,383
 
41 Jo Snell AUSTRALIA Brisbane 1,080 1 1 $235,514
41 Alexey Badulin RUSSIAN FEDERATION 1,080 1 1 $261,572
43 Steve O'Dwyer UNITED STATES Las Vegas, NV 1,078 0 3 $481,369
43 George Wolff UNITED STATES Portland, OR 1,078 0 2 $646,718
45 Seth Davies UNITED STATES Bend, OR 1,075 0 5 $906,133
46 Nitis Udornpim UNITED STATES Bentonville, AR 1,069 2 3 $150,376
47 Yang Zhang CHINA Dalian 1,064 0 2 $99,229
48 Kevin Garosshen UNITED STATES Glastonbury, CT 1,062 1 3 $164,966
49 Craig Varnell UNITED STATES Ft. Collins, CO 1,052 1 2 $185,160
50 James Clarke UNITED KINGDOM Nottingham 1,050 0 1 $311,000
 
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