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2019 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 9,407 6 31 $8,731,019
2 Stephen Chidwick UNITED KINGDOM Deal 8,845 5 26 $9,950,805
3 Alex Foxen UNITED STATES Cold Spring Harbor, NY 8,259 5 18 $6,606,037
4 David Peters UNITED STATES Toledo, OH 8,059 7 26 $10,598,504
5 Justin Bonomo UNITED STATES Los Angeles, CA 7,752 10 23 $25,295,441
6 Adrian Mateos SPAIN Madrid 6,477 3 21 $4,844,609
7 Rainer Kempe GERMANY Berlin 5,924 6 26 $5,464,179
8 Jason Koon UNITED STATES Las Vegas, NV 5,827 3 16 $12,404,918
9 Steve O'Dwyer UNITED STATES Las Vegas, NV 5,688 4 14 $6,129,062
10 Pavel Plesuv MOLDOVA, REPUBLIC OF Prague 5,626 2 8 $2,886,963
11 Christopher Michael Soyza UNITED STATES Kirklin, IN 5,281 4 14 $2,500,726
12 Isaac Haxton UNITED STATES Syracuse, NY 4,950 3 19 $8,037,728
13 Mikita Badziakouski BELARUS 4,926 5 11 $14,594,839
14 Nick Petrangelo UNITED STATES Old Westbury, NY 4,734 4 14 $6,693,018
15 Dominik Nitsche GERMANY Minden 4,732 2 13 $5,371,902
16 Michael Addamo AUSTRALIA Melbourne 4,674 2 9 $2,581,347
17 Ben Yu UNITED STATES Henderson, NV 4,671 1 13 $3,448,959
18 Shaun Deeb UNITED STATES Troy, NY 4,610 2 7 $2,936,292
19 Cary Katz UNITED STATES Las Vegas, NV 4,306 2 21 $4,903,239
20 Benjamin Tollerene UNITED STATES Lubbock, TX 4,269 4 14 $3,328,532
 
21 Joseph McKeehen UNITED STATES Wales, PA 4,229 0 9 $1,631,950
22 Ivan Leow MALAYSIA 4,093 5 16 $5,685,423
23 Almedin Imsirovic UNITED STATES Vancouver, WA 3,997 4 14 $3,114,628
24 Dylan Linde UNITED STATES Coeur d'Alene, ID 3,911 2 6 $1,963,896
25 Anthony Zinno UNITED STATES Boston, MA 3,905 1 8 $1,205,571
26 Koray Aldemir AUSTRIA Vienna 3,900 1 10 $2,608,196
27 Toby Lewis UNITED KINGDOM Hampshire 3,780 1 2 $1,756,835
28 Tony Ruberto UNITED STATES Hallandale, FL 3,768 2 5 $1,331,110
29 Elio Fox UNITED STATES New York, NY 3,716 5 10 $3,975,387
30 Bryn Kenney UNITED STATES Long Beach, NY 3,707 2 15 $4,995,715
31 Manig Loeser GERMANY Bad Homburg 3,696 2 14 $2,745,270
32 Barry Hutter UNITED STATES Bradenton, FL 3,586 0 8 $1,400,490
33 Ryan Riess UNITED STATES East Lansing, MI 3,574 2 11 $1,820,051
34 Joseph Cada UNITED STATES Shelby Township, MI 3,560 2 4 $3,016,686
35 Joseph Cheong UNITED STATES La Mirada, CA 3,535 4 17 $640,286
36 Darryll Fish UNITED STATES Cape Coral, FL 3,524 1 5 $1,492,903
37 Maxwell Young UNITED STATES Seaside, OR 3,506 5 19 $548,396
38 Paul Volpe UNITED STATES Philadelphia, PA 3,490 1 5 $1,268,248
39 Joey Weissman UNITED STATES Boca Raton, FL 3,475 0 9 $895,400
40 Benjamin Pollak FRANCE Paris 3,414 2 12 $3,422,703
 
41 Matthias Eibinger AUSTRIA Graz 3,390 3 13 $4,409,777
42 Romain Lewis FRANCE Wimbledon 3,370 0 5 $863,643
43 Sam Soverel UNITED STATES Palm Beach Gardens, FL 3,355 6 18 $2,522,258
44 Timur Margolin ISRAEL Ramla 3,318 2 5 $873,488
45 Marc MacDonnell IRELAND Dublin 3,308 1 4 $1,447,650
46 John Cynn UNITED STATES Evanston, IL 3,300 1 1 $8,800,000
47 Mike Leah CANADA Innisfil, ON 3,272 1 7 $978,902
48 Sean Winter UNITED STATES Jacksonville, FL 3,208 0 13 $4,824,460
49 Adam Owen UNITED KINGDOM Folkestone 3,194 2 6 $1,770,086
50 Ognyan Dimov BULGARIA Veliko Tarnovo 3,140 2 4 $1,392,181
 
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