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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 Jake Schindler UNITED STATES Brynmawr, PA 8,089 5 26 $6,664,569
2 Stephen Chidwick UNITED KINGDOM Deal 7,383 4 21 $7,740,124
3 Justin Bonomo UNITED STATES Los Angeles, CA 7,053 10 20 $24,952,941
4 Adrian Mateos SPAIN Madrid 5,387 2 17 $3,319,747
5 Jason Koon UNITED STATES Las Vegas, NV 5,307 3 14 $11,470,518
6 David Peters UNITED STATES Toledo, OH 5,288 5 18 $5,659,175
7 Alex Foxen UNITED STATES Cold Spring Harbor, NY 4,604 4 11 $2,930,030
8 Rainer Kempe GERMANY Berlin 4,597 4 19 $4,791,661
9 Ben Yu UNITED STATES Henderson, NV 4,461 1 12 $3,331,459
10 Shaun Deeb UNITED STATES Troy, NY 4,270 2 6 $2,863,001
11 Nick Petrangelo UNITED STATES Old Westbury, NY 4,174 3 12 $6,340,074
12 Cary Katz UNITED STATES Las Vegas, NV 4,131 2 20 $4,819,239
13 Joseph McKeehen UNITED STATES Wales, PA 3,909 0 7 $1,457,672
14 Anthony Zinno UNITED STATES Boston, MA 3,905 1 8 $1,205,571
15 Isaac Haxton UNITED STATES Syracuse, NY 3,868 1 16 $3,806,366
16 Toby Lewis UNITED KINGDOM Hampshire 3,780 1 2 $1,756,835
17 Pavel Plesuv RUSSIAN FEDERATION 3,716 1 4 $1,951,895
18 Bryn Kenney UNITED STATES Long Beach, NY 3,707 2 15 $4,995,715
19 Joseph Cada UNITED STATES Shelby Township, MI 3,560 2 4 $3,016,686
20 Mikita Badziakouski BELARUS 3,516 4 7 $12,434,190
 
21 Darryll Fish UNITED STATES Cape Coral, FL 3,508 1 4 $1,490,065
22 Koray Aldemir AUSTRIA Vienna 3,375 1 9 $2,405,836
23 John Cynn UNITED STATES Evanston, IL 3,300 1 1 $8,800,000
24 Elio Fox UNITED STATES New York, NY 3,296 5 8 $3,616,687
25 Almedin Imsirovic UNITED STATES Vancouver, WA 3,193 4 9 $2,059,890
26 Benjamin Tollerene UNITED STATES Lubbock, TX 3,189 4 11 $2,342,532
27 Mike Leah CANADA Innisfil, ON 3,164 1 6 $970,902
28 Dominik Nitsche GERMANY Minden 3,157 2 8 $3,718,445
29 Romain Lewis FRANCE 2,940 0 3 $814,232
29 Ognyan Dimov BULGARIA 2,940 2 3 $1,293,434
31 Joey Weissman UNITED STATES Boca Raton, FL 2,899 0 7 $766,948
32 Patrik Antonius FINLAND Helsinki 2,882 1 7 $4,950,734
33 Michael Addamo AUSTRALIA 2,840 1 3 $884,086
34 Taylor Black UNITED STATES Mobile, AL 2,770 1 4 $1,313,597
34 Paul Volpe UNITED STATES Philadelphia, PA 2,770 1 4 $1,118,248
36 Tony Miles UNITED STATES FL 2,750 0 1 $5,000,000
37 Barry Hutter UNITED STATES Bradenton, FL 2,696 0 6 $1,048,316
38 Scott Bohlman UNITED STATES Glenview, IL 2,652 1 4 $704,017
39 Daniel Negreanu CANADA Las Vegas, NV 2,650 0 12 $4,477,336
40 Benjamin Pollak FRANCE Paris 2,600 2 9 $2,821,951
 
41 Samuel Greenwood CANADA Toronto, ON 2,581 3 8 $5,486,515
42 Adam Owen UNITED KINGDOM 2,576 0 3 $1,679,849
43 Matthias Eibinger AUSTRIA Graz 2,574 1 11 $3,090,357
44 Julien Martini FRANCE 2,572 1 4 $808,268
44 Brandon Eisen UNITED STATES Mililani, HI 2,572 1 4 $945,046
46 Steve O'Dwyer UNITED STATES Las Vegas, NV 2,568 2 10 $3,536,835
47 Francois Billard CANADA Rosemere, QC 2,550 1 3 $479,618
48 Brian Altman UNITED STATES Longmeadow, MA 2,464 2 6 $320,359
49 Scott Margereson UNITED KINGDOM 2,425 1 3 $1,064,211
50 Joseph Cheong UNITED STATES La Mirada, CA 2,415 4 13 $456,952
 
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