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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 Toby Lewis UNITED KINGDOM Hampshire 2,280 1 1 $1,156,205
2 Justin Bonomo UNITED STATES Los Angeles, CA 2,156 2 5 $2,332,423
3 Maria Lampropulos ARGENTINA Buenos Aires 2,100 1 1 $1,081,100
4 Stefan Huber SWITZERLAND 1,900 0 1 $721,300
5 Viktor Blom SWEDEN Gotheburg 1,824 1 1 $1,054,000
6 Adrian Mateos SPAIN Madrid 1,795 0 3 $1,083,850
7 Tim Rutherford CANADA Whitby, ON 1,760 0 2 $254,514
8 Shawn Buchanan CANADA Abbottsford, BC 1,750 0 1 $672,960
9 Mike Leah CANADA Innisfil, ON 1,680 1 1 $352,985
10 Francois Billard CANADA Rosemere, QC 1,638 1 2 $287,418
11 Stephen Chidwick UNITED KINGDOM Deal 1,620 2 5 $1,256,650
12 Koray Aldemir AUSTRIA Vienna 1,610 0 2 $667,336
13 Stefan Schillhabel GERMANY Brighton 1,592 2 7 $1,433,066
14 Ryan Yu CANADA 1,560 0 2 $259,049
15 Espen Solaas SPAIN 1,520 0 1 $933,325
15 Pavel Plesuv RUSSIAN FEDERATION 1,520 0 1 $930,000
15 Brian Altman UNITED STATES Longmeadow, MA 1,520 1 3 $213,285
18 Joao Simao BRAZIL 1,472 0 3 $791,538
19 Eric Afriat CANADA Saint-Laurent, QC 1,440 1 1 $651,928
20 Benjamin Tollerene UNITED STATES Lubbock, TX 1,407 2 4 $699,982
 
21 Daniel Wagner UNITED STATES West Seneca, NY 1,400 0 2 $170,411
22 Keith Morrow UNITED STATES Pittsburgh, PA 1,377 2 3 $207,673
23 Darryll Fish UNITED STATES Cape Coral, FL 1,368 1 1 $511,604
24 Mustapha Kanit ITALY Sliema 1,345 0 5 $1,124,808
25 Daniel Negreanu CANADA Las Vegas, NV 1,286 0 7 $1,226,280
26 Rickie Silcock UNITED KINGDOM 1,216 0 1 $496,000
27 Justin Zaki UNITED STATES Tierra Verde, FL 1,200 0 1 $434,614
28 Benjamin Pollak FRANCE Paris 1,178 1 6 $907,520
29 Kammar Andries UNITED STATES Jamaica, NY 1,146 1 3 $259,759
30 Aleksandr Shevelev 1,140 0 1 $331,116
30 Chul Park 1,140 0 1 $372,663
30 Cary Katz UNITED STATES Las Vegas, NV 1,140 1 5 $1,654,980
30 Chen Turjeman UNITED STATES 1,140 0 1 $166,771
34 Hafiz Khan UNITED STATES Stockton, CA 1,128 1 2 $224,229
35 Benjamin Richardson AUSTRALIA 1,120 0 2 $270,252
36 Christopher Kruk CANADA 1,113 1 2 $907,930
37 Keven Stammen UNITED STATES Coldwater, OH 1,100 1 3 $217,757
38 Benedikt Eberle GERMANY 1,080 1 1 $249,083
39 Scott Stewart UNITED STATES Lakewood, CA 1,027 0 5 $161,063
40 Joseph Mckeehen UNITED STATES Wales, PA 1,014 0 2 $409,939
 
41 Yang Zhang CHINA 1,006 0 3 $118,372
42 Keith Tilston UNITED STATES Austin, TX 998 1 4 $1,047,100
43 Kenny Hallaert BELGIUM Hansbeke 996 1 3 $128,513
44 Rainer Kempe GERMANY Berlin 966 1 4 $300,940
45 Jason Strasser UNITED STATES New York, NY 960 1 1 $332,539
45 Scott Baumstein UNITED STATES New York, NY 960 1 1 $220,238
45 Zachary Gruneberg UNITED STATES Boalsburg, PA 960 0 1 $321,533
45 Ryan Andrade CANADA 960 1 1 $176,744
49 Michael Del Vecchio UNITED STATES Las Vegas, NV 950 0 1 $293,373
50 Andy Frankenberger UNITED STATES New York, NY 912 0 1 $244,342
 
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