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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 Maria Lampropulos ARGENTINA Buenos Aires 2,100 1 1 $1,081,100
2 Shawn Buchanan CANADA Abbottsford, BC 1,750 0 1 $672,960
3 Koray Aldemir AUSTRIA Vienna 1,610 0 2 $667,336
4 Adrian Mateos SPAIN Madrid 1,305 0 2 $680,725
5 Justin Bonomo UNITED STATES Los Angeles, CA 1,208 0 3 $1,585,150
6 Hafiz Khan UNITED STATES Stockton, CA 1,128 1 2 $224,229
7 Christopher Kruk CANADA 1,113 1 2 $907,930
8 Jason Strasser UNITED STATES New York, NY 960 1 1 $332,539
8 Scott Baumstein UNITED STATES New York, NY 960 1 1 $220,238
10 Stefan Schillhabel GERMANY Brighton 885 2 4 $880,547
11 Daniel Coupal CANADA Saskatchewan 875 0 1 $293,560
12 Dustin Mangold GERMANY 840 1 1 $165,815
12 Darryl Ronconi UNITED STATES Naperville, IL 840 1 1 $175,482
12 Kunal Patni INDIA 840 0 2 $126,678
12 Jonathan Jaffe UNITED STATES Longmeadow, MA 840 0 1 $569,760
16 Lumni Zhuta UNITED STATES Wolcott, CT 800 0 1 $155,126
16 Krzysztof Stybaniewicz UNITED STATES Lakewood, CO 800 0 1 $206,085
18 Cary Katz UNITED STATES Las Vegas, NV 750 1 2 $1,515,580
19 Ole Schemion GERMANY Berlin 720 1 1 $255,352
20 Ryan Kulovitz UNITED STATES Lockport, IL 700 0 1 $108,401
 
20 Roland Shen UNITED STATES San Jose, CA 700 0 1 $116,706
20 Christian Rudolph GERMANY 700 0 1 $229,760
23 Richard Seymour UNITED STATES Suwanee, GA 672 0 1 $376,360
24 Rainer Kempe GERMANY Berlin 666 1 2 $213,090
25 Viet Vo UNITED STATES Pearland, TX 640 0 1 $151,248
25 Matthew Zarcadoolas UNITED STATES Fort Lauderdale, FL 640 0 1 $100,579
27 Steve O'Dwyer UNITED STATES Las Vegas, NV 615 1 2 $836,000
28 Trung Pham UNITED STATES Temple, TX 608 0 2 $124,740
29 Michal Mrakes CZECH REPUBLIC Prague 600 0 1 $178,892
30 Michael Scott UNITED STATES Apple Valley, CA 590 1 2 $72,459
31 James Kasputis UNITED STATES Rockford, IL 560 0 1 $71,045
31 Adem Gul GERMANY 560 0 1 $76,445
31 Gregory Guth UNITED STATES Yuba City, CA 560 0 1 $85,340
34 Mikalai Vaskaboinikau BELARUS 550 0 2 $334,900
35 Gil George UNITED STATES Dallas, TX 544 0 2 $106,786
36 Daniel Jones UNITED STATES TX 540 0 2 $113,712
37 Chris Hinchcliffe UNITED STATES Olympia, WA 528 1 1 $142,715
38 Oleg Titov RUSSIAN FEDERATION 525 0 1 $169,920
39 Benjamin Pollak FRANCE Paris 488 0 3 $352,920
40 Byron Kaverman UNITED STATES Cleveland, OH 481 0 2 $535,695
 
41 Eric Ladny UNITED STATES Mercerville, NJ 480 1 1 $54,022
41 Peter Giordano UNITED STATES Liverpool, NY 480 1 1 $57,531
41 Patrice Brandt GERMANY 480 0 1 $115,077
41 Kongyen Chhang UNITED STATES Baton Rouge, LA 480 1 1 $94,844
41 Stephen Smith UNITED STATES Montgomery, AL 480 0 1 $74,549
41 Ap Garza UNITED STATES San Antonio, TX 480 1 1 $158,104
47 Timothy Miles UNITED STATES Talahassee, FL 468 1 1 $113,131
48 Brian Altman UNITED STATES Longmeadow, MA 456 1 1 $55,070
48 Maria Konnikova UNITED STATES Brooklyn, NY 456 1 1 $84,600
50 Yang Zhang CHINA 450 0 1 $88,320
 
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