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2019 Scoring Criteria

World's Best Poker Players


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2019 POY Leader Boards - Overall

 
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Rank ↑ Player Location POY Points Titles Final Tables POY Winnings
 
1 Bryn Kenney UNITED STATES Long Beach, NY 3,620 2 4 $5,001,136
2 Ramon Colillas SPAIN 3,360 1 1 $5,100,000
3 Chino Rheem UNITED STATES Los Angeles, CA 3,108 1 3 $1,899,471
4 Rainer Kempe GERMANY Berlin 3,006 4 6 $2,394,707
5 Julien Martini FRANCE Paris 2,800 0 1 $2,974,000
6 Sean Winter UNITED STATES Jacksonville, FL 2,464 2 8 $1,512,260
7 Stephen Chidwick UNITED KINGDOM Deal 2,419 2 8 $2,942,051
8 Marc Rivera PHILIPPINES 2,240 0 1 $2,168,000
9 David Baker UNITED STATES Katy, TX 2,176 1 3 $1,019,510
10 Bart Lybaert BELGIUM 2,112 2 3 $370,243
11 Vitalijs Zavorotnijs LATVIA 2,040 2 2 $774,389
12 Jason Koon UNITED STATES Las Vegas, NV 1,949 2 5 $4,735,611
13 Daniel Strelitz UNITED STATES Torrance, CA 1,900 0 1 $951,480
13 Michael Del Vecchio UNITED STATES Las Vegas, NV 1,900 0 1 $915,957
15 David Peters UNITED STATES Toledo, OH 1,823 1 6 $3,075,340
16 Matas Cimbolas LITHUANIA 1,750 0 1 $646,930
17 Nicholas Pupillo UNITED STATES Addison, IL 1,736 1 5 $326,806
18 Toby Lewis UNITED KINGDOM Hampshire 1,735 1 4 $1,243,795
19 Jason Young UNITED STATES Suffern, NY 1,732 1 3 $390,373
20 Scott Baumstein UNITED STATES New York, NY 1,680 0 1 $1,657,000
 
20 Demo Kiriopoulous CANADA 1,680 1 1 $382,894
22 Martin Zamani UNITED STATES Boca Raton, FL 1,656 1 4 $1,368,310
23 Darren Elias UNITED STATES Los Angeles, CA 1,568 1 2 $665,780
24 Nicholas Blumenthal UNITED STATES Stoughton, WI 1,546 1 4 $282,961
25 Scott Wellenbach CANADA 1,520 0 1 $671,240
25 Andrew Hinrichsen AUSTRALIA 1,520 0 1 $790,372
27 Sandeep Pulusani UNITED STATES Huntsville, AL 1,518 1 1 $364,400
28 Vinicius Lima UNITED STATES Mountain View, CA 1,440 1 1 $728,430
29 Jeremy Ausmus UNITED STATES Las Vegas, NV 1,424 0 3 $398,660
30 Jason Koonce UNITED STATES Ann Arbor, MI 1,400 0 1 $1,304,000
30 Samuel Greenwood CANADA Toronto, ON 1,400 1 2 $2,815,460
30 Wing Yeung CANADA 1,400 0 1 $268,511
33 Dominik Nitsche GERMANY Minden 1,392 0 3 $858,637
34 Joseph Cheong UNITED STATES La Mirada, CA 1,380 2 6 $279,815
34 Cary Katz UNITED STATES Las Vegas, NV 1,380 1 4 $1,647,067
36 Ole Schemion GERMANY Berlin 1,362 1 2 $229,740
37 Vincent Huang AUSTRALIA 1,344 2 2 $181,342
38 Ari Engel UNITED STATES Las Vegas, NV 1,332 1 10 $169,973
39 Brandon Hall UNITED STATES Littlestown, PA 1,313 0 2 $335,471
40 Michael Dyer 1,310 1 2 $355,220
 
41 James Carroll UNITED STATES Las Vegas, NV 1,285 0 2 $340,607
42 Denys Shafikov 1,260 1 1 $255,259
42 Farid Jattin COLOMBIA Barranquilla 1,260 0 2 $989,130
44 Shannon Shorr UNITED STATES Tuscaloosa, AL 1,250 0 2 $403,715
45 Dave Alfa UNITED STATES Las Vegas, NV 1,234 2 3 $348,492
46 Guillaume Nolet 1,224 1 2 $344,243
47 Joshua Prager UNITED STATES Sunrise, FL 1,220 1 2 $235,055
48 Boris Kolev BULGARIA 1,215 0 1 $432,225
49 David Farah UNITED STATES 1,200 0 1 $485,611
49 Ryan Tosoc UNITED STATES Chicago, IL 1,200 0 1 $336,500
 
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