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2018 Scoring Criteria

World's Best Poker Players


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2018 POY Leader Boards - Overall

 
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Rank ↑ Player Location POY Points Titles Final Tables POY Winnings
 
1 Jake Schindler UNITED STATES Brynmawr, PA 8,647 5 29 $7,231,019
2 Stephen Chidwick UNITED KINGDOM Deal 8,045 5 24 $8,296,142
3 Justin Bonomo UNITED STATES Los Angeles, CA 7,752 10 23 $25,295,441
4 David Peters UNITED STATES Toledo, OH 7,197 6 23 $10,290,733
5 Alex Foxen UNITED STATES Cold Spring Harbor, NY 6,739 4 14 $3,974,387
6 Adrian Mateos SPAIN Madrid 6,277 3 20 $3,872,609
7 Rainer Kempe GERMANY Berlin 5,714 6 24 $5,342,929
8 Jason Koon UNITED STATES Las Vegas, NV 5,427 3 15 $11,516,918
9 Steve O'Dwyer UNITED STATES Las Vegas, NV 5,338 4 13 $5,833,175
10 Mikita Badziakouski BELARUS 4,926 5 11 $14,594,839
11 Shaun Deeb UNITED STATES Troy, NY 4,610 2 7 $2,936,292
12 Dominik Nitsche GERMANY Minden 4,492 2 12 $5,001,902
13 Ben Yu UNITED STATES Henderson, NV 4,461 1 12 $3,331,459
14 Nick Petrangelo UNITED STATES Old Westbury, NY 4,174 3 12 $6,340,074
15 Cary Katz UNITED STATES Las Vegas, NV 4,131 2 20 $4,819,239
16 Isaac Haxton UNITED STATES Syracuse, NY 4,120 2 17 $4,045,148
17 Michael Addamo AUSTRALIA Melbourne 4,070 2 6 $2,224,790
18 Benjamin Tollerene UNITED STATES Lubbock, TX 4,069 4 13 $3,032,532
19 Joseph McKeehen UNITED STATES Wales, PA 3,909 0 7 $1,457,672
20 Anthony Zinno UNITED STATES Boston, MA 3,905 1 8 $1,205,571
 
21 Koray Aldemir AUSTRIA Vienna 3,900 1 10 $2,608,196
22 Almedin Imsirovic UNITED STATES Vancouver, WA 3,813 4 12 $2,570,200
23 Toby Lewis UNITED KINGDOM Hampshire 3,780 1 2 $1,756,835
24 Tony Ruberto UNITED STATES Hallandale, FL 3,768 2 5 $1,331,110
25 Pavel Plesuv RUSSIAN FEDERATION 3,716 1 4 $1,951,895
26 Bryn Kenney UNITED STATES Long Beach, NY 3,707 2 15 $4,995,715
27 Ryan Riess UNITED STATES East Lansing, MI 3,574 2 11 $1,820,051
28 Joseph Cada UNITED STATES Shelby Township, MI 3,560 2 4 $3,016,686
29 Darryll Fish UNITED STATES Cape Coral, FL 3,508 1 4 $1,490,065
30 Benjamin Pollak FRANCE Paris 3,414 2 12 $3,422,703
31 Maxwell Young UNITED STATES Seaside, OR 3,408 5 18 $541,286
32 Romain Lewis FRANCE Wimbledon 3,370 0 5 $863,643
33 Timur Margolin ISRAEL 3,318 2 5 $873,488
34 John Cynn UNITED STATES Evanston, IL 3,300 1 1 $8,800,000
35 Elio Fox UNITED STATES New York, NY 3,296 5 8 $3,616,687
36 Joey Weissman UNITED STATES Boca Raton, FL 3,259 0 8 $860,428
37 Sean Winter UNITED STATES Jacksonville, FL 3,208 0 13 $4,824,460
38 Marc MacDonnell IRELAND Dublin 3,180 1 3 $1,438,775
39 Mike Leah CANADA Innisfil, ON 3,164 1 6 $970,902
40 Joseph Cheong UNITED STATES La Mirada, CA 3,115 4 14 $568,356
 
41 Adam Owen UNITED KINGDOM Folkestone 3,104 2 5 $1,763,586
42 Timothy Miles UNITED STATES Talahassee, FL 3,041 2 6 $920,144
43 Diogo Veiga 2,960 1 3 $1,480,715
44 Ognyan Dimov BULGARIA Veliko Tarnovo 2,940 2 3 $1,293,434
45 Jack Sinclair UNITED KINGDOM London 2,928 3 4 $1,429,280
46 Patrik Antonius FINLAND Helsinki 2,882 1 7 $4,950,734
47 Matthias Eibinger AUSTRIA Graz 2,880 2 12 $3,665,357
48 Jeremy Ausmus UNITED STATES Las Vegas, NV 2,838 0 5 $791,914
49 Taylor Black UNITED STATES Mobile, AL 2,770 1 4 $1,313,597
49 Paul Volpe UNITED STATES Philadelphia, PA 2,770 1 4 $1,118,248
 
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