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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
36 Scott Blumstein UNITED STATES Morristown, NJ 3,316 1 2 $8,151,838
79 Christoph Vogelsang GERMANY Sassenberg 2,382 2 7 $7,909,497
9 Steffen Sontheimer GERMANY Brighton 4,782 3 16 $6,812,332
3 Fedor Holz GERMANY Vienna 5,875 4 14 $6,367,213
15 Jake Schindler UNITED STATES Brynmawr, PA 4,396 3 15 $6,000,021
1 Adrian Mateos SPAIN Madrid 7,220 4 22 $5,664,635
26 Stefan Schillhabel GERMANY Brighton 3,790 3 12 $5,223,950
24 John Juanda UNITED STATES Marina Del Rey, CA 3,880 1 8 $5,087,440
10 Benjamin Pollak FRANCE Paris 4,660 0 5 $4,931,902
61 Dominik Nitsche GERMANY Minden 2,718 1 8 $4,737,644
58 Daniel Ott UNITED STATES Altoona, PA 2,750 0 1 $4,700,000
11 Mikita Badziakouski BELARUS 4,579 2 16 $4,558,290
5 Justin Bonomo UNITED STATES Los Angeles, CA 5,144 3 16 $4,362,250
126 Doug Polk UNITED STATES Las Vegas, NV 1,958 1 3 $4,298,865
20 Steve O'Dwyer UNITED STATES Las Vegas, NV 3,983 2 11 $4,147,919
4 Koray Aldemir AUSTRIA Vienna 5,510 3 17 $4,105,519
53 Dietrich Fast GERMANY Berlin 2,806 4 8 $4,041,871
13 Dan Smith UNITED STATES Las Vegas, NV 4,449 4 15 $4,031,694
8 Jason Koon UNITED STATES Las Vegas, NV 4,859 3 15 $3,835,191
 
57 Daniel Dvoress CANADA Mississauga, ON 2,757 0 9 $3,639,335
7 Stephen Chidwick UNITED KINGDOM Deal 4,912 2 13 $3,451,860
23 Tim Adams CANADA Burlington, ONT 3,884 2 14 $3,436,083
32 Manig Loeser GERMANY Bad Homburg 3,482 1 9 $3,422,381
27 Sergio Aido SPAIN Aviles 3,779 2 13 $3,378,397
38 Benjamin Tollerene UNITED STATES Lubbock, TX 3,212 2 11 $3,192,144
86 Christian Christner GERMANY Brighton 2,280 2 7 $3,158,402
6 David Peters UNITED STATES Toledo, OH 5,034 3 18 $3,139,160
12 Rainer Kempe GERMANY Berlin 4,559 3 13 $3,002,132
98 Byron Kaverman UNITED STATES Cleveland, OH 2,169 0 8 $2,924,617
25 Nick Petrangelo UNITED STATES Old Westbury, NY 3,863 1 11 $2,873,639
60 Dario Sammartino ITALY Nova Gorica 2,723 0 7 $2,845,509
175 John Hesp UNITED KINGDOM Birdlington 1,650 0 1 $2,600,000
330 Andreas Eiler GERMANY 1,200 0 2 $2,527,266
37 Isaac Haxton UNITED STATES Syracuse, NY 3,247 0 12 $2,519,490
43 Daniel Negreanu CANADA Las Vegas, NV 2,971 0 9 $2,514,543
78 Antoine Saout FRANCE Paris 2,387 0 4 $2,399,742
277 Bertrand Grospellier FRANCE London 1,310 0 2 $2,387,217
88 Igor Kurganov GERMANY Munich 2,272 2 7 $2,331,416
21 Samuel Greenwood CANADA Toronto, ON 3,938 1 9 $2,318,599
 
71 Daniel Colman UNITED STATES Holden, MA 2,530 2 7 $2,272,971
66 Thomas Muehloecker AUSTRIA 2,621 1 6 $2,201,296
117 Charlie Carrel UNITED KINGDOM London 2,055 0 6 $2,082,019
48 Ole Schemion GERMANY Berlin 2,845 2 10 $2,044,266
101 Erik Seidel UNITED STATES Las Vegas, NV 2,167 0 9 $2,031,962
76 Ryan Tosoc UNITED STATES Chicago, IL 2,420 1 2 $1,975,070
18 Cary Katz UNITED STATES Las Vegas, NV 4,083 2 15 $1,840,961
2630 Leon Tsoukernik 300 0 1 $1,800,000
372 Kahle Burns AUSTRALIA 1,144 0 3 $1,754,272
31 Samuel Panzica UNITED STATES Saline, MI 3,538 1 7 $1,753,845
 
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