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2021 Scoring Criteria

World's Best Poker Players


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2021 POY Leader Boards - Overall

 
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Rank ↑ Player Location POY Points Titles Final Tables POY Winnings
 
1 Ilyas Muradi UNITED STATES FL 1,620 1 1 $620,000
2 Fernando Rodriguez-Vazquez UNITED STATES Newark, DE 1,488 3 5 $283,293
3 Timothy Gilliam UNITED STATES Celeste, TX 1,392 2 2 $233,105
4 Robel Andemichael UNITED STATES Whiteplanes, MD 1,350 0 1 $545,500
5 Ankush Mandavia UNITED STATES Atlanta, GA 1,260 1 1 $260,000
6 Scott Stewart UNITED STATES Lakewood, CA 1,120 1 2 $199,167
7 Anselmo Villarreal UNITED STATES Greenfield, WI 1,087 1 2 $255,941
8 Ronnie Bardah UNITED STATES Stoneham, MA 1,080 0 1 $566,135
9 James Carroll UNITED STATES Las Vegas, NV 960 1 1 $180,850
10 Johnny Oshana UNITED STATES Los Gatos, CA 944 1 2 $131,868
11 James Kerr UNITED STATES Lakeland, FL 912 1 1 $228,038
11 Sung Joo Hyun KOREA, REPUBLIC OF 912 1 1 $208,335
13 Nicholas Pupillo UNITED STATES Addison, IL 911 1 4 $90,536
14 Timothy Capretta UNITED STATES 840 0 1 $132,030
14 Chad Eveslage UNITED STATES Muncie, IN 840 1 1 $101,572
16 Kyrylo Kobzyev UNITED STATES 832 0 2 $185,065
17 Francis Margaglione UNITED STATES FL 810 0 1 $293,510
18 Tuan Mai UNITED STATES CA 800 0 6 $91,832
18 John Szwelnis UNITED STATES Irwin, PA 800 0 1 $140,300
18 William Chao UNITED STATES San Pable, CA 800 0 1 $135,277
 
21 Asher Conniff UNITED STATES Brooklyn, NY 784 1 3 $135,203
22 Roman Shainiuk UNITED STATES Antelope, CA 760 0 1 $144,480
22 Alexandru Ivan UNITED STATES Palm Harbor, FL 760 0 1 $197,172
22 Jordan Cristos UNITED STATES Palmdale, CA 760 0 1 $119,232
25 Qing Liu UNITED STATES CA 737 1 4 $140,363
26 Chad Bjorkman UNITED STATES Stillwater, MN 720 1 1 $101,450
27 Matt Mauldin UNITED STATES Columbia, SC 700 0 1 $118,422
28 Daniel Swartz UNITED STATES Parma, OH 684 1 2 $71,324
29 Jesse Lonis UNITED STATES Little Falls, NY 675 0 1 $223,895
30 Brendan Shiller UNITED STATES Chicago , IL 672 0 3 $90,785
31 Daniel Jones UNITED STATES TX 640 0 1 $84,171
31 Zhen Cai UNITED STATES Melbourne, FL 640 0 1 $88,800
33 Kristen Bicknell CANADA St. Catherines 630 0 1 $90,954
34 Alex Foxen UNITED STATES Cold Spring Harbor, NY 620 0 2 $133,877
35 Maxim Sekretarev RUSSIAN FEDERATION 612 1 1 $160,694
36 Wayne Harmon UNITED STATES 608 0 1 $93,280
36 Joris Springael UNITED STATES AZ 608 0 1 $85,000
38 Cory Nordstrand UNITED STATES International Falls, MN 600 0 1 $62,339
39 Richard Munro UNITED STATES Bell Canyon, CA 572 1 4 $68,996
40 Tsz Shing UNITED STATES Brooklyn, NY 566 0 2 $172,040
 
41 Kenneth Stacy UNITED STATES Bristol, VA 560 0 1 $87,394
41 David Berman UNITED STATES 560 0 1 $49,885
43 Kfir Nahum UNITED STATES Sunnyvale, CA 540 1 3 $51,669
44 Jim Collopy UNITED STATES Washington D.C. 528 1 1 $141,714
44 Jeremy Becker UNITED STATES New City, NY 528 0 3 $68,054
46 Derek Gregory UNITED STATES Los Angeles, CA 525 0 1 $60,147
47 Andrey Volkov RUSSIAN FEDERATION 510 0 1 $107,135
48 Gloria Jackson UNITED STATES Jacksonville, FL 508 0 2 $103,669
49 Bobby Sanoubane UNITED STATES 502 1 3 $57,512
50 Scott Blackman UNITED STATES Webster, NY 500 0 1 $200,000
 
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