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2018 Scoring Criteria

World's Best Poker Players


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2017 POY Leader Boards - Overall

 
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Rank Player Location POY Points Titles Final Tables ↓ POY Winnings
 
2 Bryn Kenney UNITED STATES Long Beach, NY 7,173 5 23 $8,201,128
1 Adrian Mateos SPAIN Madrid 7,220 4 22 $5,664,635
6 David Peters UNITED STATES Toledo, OH 5,034 3 18 $3,139,160
4 Koray Aldemir AUSTRIA Vienna 5,510 3 17 $4,105,519
11 Mikita Badziakouski BELARUS 4,579 2 16 $4,558,290
9 Steffen Sontheimer GERMANY Brighton 4,782 3 16 $6,812,332
5 Justin Bonomo UNITED STATES Los Angeles, CA 5,144 3 16 $4,362,250
8 Jason Koon UNITED STATES Las Vegas, NV 4,859 3 15 $3,835,191
18 Cary Katz UNITED STATES Las Vegas, NV 4,083 2 15 $1,840,961
33 Je Wook Oh UNITED STATES Fresh Meadows, NY 3,376 1 15 $553,876
13 Dan Smith UNITED STATES Las Vegas, NV 4,449 4 15 $4,031,694
15 Jake Schindler UNITED STATES Brynmawr, PA 4,396 3 15 $6,000,021
23 Tim Adams CANADA Burlington, ONT 3,884 2 14 $3,436,083
3 Fedor Holz GERMANY Vienna 5,875 4 14 $6,367,213
7 Stephen Chidwick UNITED KINGDOM Deal 4,912 2 13 $3,451,860
27 Sergio Aido SPAIN Aviles 3,779 2 13 $3,378,397
12 Rainer Kempe GERMANY Berlin 4,559 3 13 $3,002,132
74 Martin Kabrhel CZECH REPUBLIC 2,442 2 13 $1,502,424
14 Ari Engel UNITED STATES Las Vegas, NV 4,405 3 13 $768,353
59 Kurt Jewell UNITED STATES Frankfort, KY 2,729 2 13 $282,708
 
37 Isaac Haxton UNITED STATES Syracuse, NY 3,247 0 12 $2,519,490
26 Stefan Schillhabel GERMANY Brighton 3,790 3 12 $5,223,950
35 Michal Mrakes CZECH REPUBLIC Prague 3,324 3 12 $737,445
219 Marcelo Drumm BRAZIL 1,450 1 12 $149,444
424 Sparrow Cheung CHINA 1,082 1 12 $193,225
38 Benjamin Tollerene UNITED STATES Lubbock, TX 3,212 2 11 $3,192,144
25 Nick Petrangelo UNITED STATES Old Westbury, NY 3,863 1 11 $2,873,639
20 Steve O'Dwyer UNITED STATES Las Vegas, NV 3,983 2 11 $4,147,919
642 John Cernuto UNITED STATES Las Vegas, NV 856 2 11 $81,591
75 Maxwell Young UNITED STATES Seaside, OR 2,429 3 11 $357,490
41 Pete Chen TAIWAN, PROVINCE OF CHINA Sijhih City 3,052 0 11 $757,075
48 Ole Schemion GERMANY Berlin 2,845 2 10 $2,044,266
231 Joshua Reichard UNITED STATES Beloit, WI 1,419 3 10 $152,052
114 Maurice Hawkins UNITED STATES Plantation, FL 2,088 2 10 $491,705
766 Paul Sokoloff CANADA Toronto 773 0 10 $89,457
480 David Larson UNITED STATES Las Vegas, NV 1,011 3 10 $100,059
186 David Jackson UNITED STATES Jacksonville, FL 1,619 2 9 $191,309
28 Christopher Hunichen UNITED STATES Clayton, NC 3,616 1 9 $1,469,788
67 Sam Soverel UNITED STATES Palm Beach Gardens, FL 2,603 0 9 $982,954
247 Yang Zhang CHINA 1,374 0 9 $249,265
 
1081 Xingbiao Zhu CHINA 605 1 9 $63,022
57 Daniel Dvoress CANADA Mississauga, ON 2,757 0 9 $3,639,335
168 Soukha Kachittavong UNITED STATES Woondsocket, RI 1,706 4 9 $285,330
425 Roland Israelashvili UNITED STATES Forest Hills, CA 1,081 3 9 $148,037
43 Daniel Negreanu CANADA Las Vegas, NV 2,971 0 9 $2,514,543
21 Samuel Greenwood CANADA Toronto, ON 3,938 1 9 $2,318,599
151 Vincent Moscati UNITED STATES Verplanck, NY 1,810 2 9 $226,156
319 Joshua Vizcarra UNITED STATES Elgin, TX 1,227 0 9 $166,157
45 Nicholas Pupillo UNITED STATES Addison, IL 2,916 1 9 $561,247
501 Andrew Kloc UNITED STATES Naugatuck, CT 989 0 9 $102,092
 
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