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2019 Scoring Criteria

World's Best Poker Players


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2019 POY Leader Boards - Overall

 
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Rank ↑ Player Location POY Points Titles Final Tables POY Winnings
 
1 Stephen Chidwick UNITED KINGDOM Deal 6,280 4 17 $6,177,656
2 Bryn Kenney UNITED STATES Long Beach, NY 5,174 4 6 $9,230,036
3 Rainer Kempe GERMANY Berlin 5,061 5 14 $3,484,746
4 Sean Winter UNITED STATES Jacksonville, FL 4,988 3 10 $2,646,787
5 Paul Phua CHINA Macau 4,907 0 11 $10,885,972
6 Cary Katz UNITED STATES Las Vegas, NV 4,435 3 20 $6,398,126
7 Shannon Shorr UNITED STATES Tuscaloosa, AL 4,383 1 8 $1,099,226
8 Jeremy Ausmus UNITED STATES Las Vegas, NV 4,344 0 6 $1,383,283
9 Almedin Imsirovic UNITED STATES Vancouver, WA 4,141 3 15 $3,183,236
10 Sam Greenwood CANADA Toronto, ON 3,941 2 10 $7,120,341
11 Sam Soverel UNITED STATES Palm Beach Gardens, FL 3,812 5 14 $3,594,233
12 Nicholas Pupillo UNITED STATES Addison, IL 3,772 1 11 $659,257
13 Tim Adams CANADA Burlington, ONT 3,762 4 10 $5,925,395
14 Dario Sammartino ITALY Nova Gorica 3,750 0 3 $6,259,949
15 Stephen Song UNITED STATES Greenwich, CT 3,635 4 9 $1,012,268
16 Joseph Cheong UNITED STATES La Mirada, CA 3,612 3 9 $1,147,619
17 Ben Heath UNITED KINGDOM Brighton 3,600 1 7 $4,294,243
18 Ari Engel UNITED STATES Las Vegas, NV 3,499 3 17 $756,884
19 Ramon Colillas SPAIN Barcelona 3,456 1 2 $5,121,896
20 Matas Cimbolas LITHUANIA 3,430 0 4 $1,310,516
 
21 Charlie Carrel UNITED KINGDOM London 3,403 1 8 $3,123,202
22 Jason Koon UNITED STATES Las Vegas, NV 3,377 2 9 $6,802,461
23 Daniel Strelitz UNITED STATES Torrance, CA 3,340 1 2 $1,393,865
24 David Baker UNITED STATES Katy, TX 3,336 2 5 $1,285,065
25 Sergio Aido SPAIN Aviles 3,323 1 8 $3,135,502
26 Manig Loeser GERMANY Bad Homburg 3,302 1 7 $1,682,482
27 Hossein Ensan GERMANY Muenster 3,300 1 1 $10,000,000
28 Alex Foxen UNITED STATES Cold Spring Harbor, NY 3,236 0 10 $3,170,892
29 Guillaume Nolet CANADA Montreal 3,204 2 5 $1,081,878
30 Simon Brandstrom 3,120 2 2 $1,737,613
31 Chino Rheem UNITED STATES Los Angeles, CA 3,108 1 3 $1,899,471
32 Wai Kin Yong 3,056 1 5 $6,447,948
33 Brandon Adams UNITED STATES Boston, MA 2,982 1 7 $1,908,766
34 Bart Lybaert BELGIUM Meihelen 2,940 2 5 $453,478
35 Michael Addamo AUSTRALIA Melbourne 2,938 1 9 $2,106,576
36 James Romero UNITED STATES Portland, OR 2,935 0 8 $782,157
37 Christopher Hunichen UNITED STATES Clayton, NC 2,930 1 4 $2,478,233
38 Juan Pardo SPAIN 2,914 5 8 $2,410,875
39 Julien Martini FRANCE Paris 2,904 0 2 $3,002,000
40 David Peters UNITED STATES Toledo, OH 2,903 1 12 $3,843,236
 
41 Brett Apter UNITED STATES Arlington, VA 2,875 3 13 $434,319
42 Joao Vieira PORTUGAL Funchal 2,807 1 5 $1,093,963
43 Daniel Dvoress CANADA Mississauga, ON 2,793 0 9 $4,052,452
44 Uri Reichenstein UNITED KINGDOM 2,734 0 5 $1,066,324
45 Marton Czuczor HUNGARY 2,726 0 4 $1,862,308
46 James Carroll UNITED STATES Las Vegas, NV 2,725 1 3 $1,055,782
47 Ben Farrell UNITED KINGDOM 2,704 2 6 $550,865
48 David Jackson UNITED STATES Jacksonville, FL 2,654 2 9 $493,534
49 Brian Altman UNITED STATES Longmeadow, MA 2,616 3 7 $528,614
50 Peter Jetten CANADA Toronto, ONT 2,602 0 7 $4,350,026
 
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