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2018 Scoring Criteria

World's Best Poker Players


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2018 POY Leader Boards - North America

 
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Rank ↑ Player Location POY Points Titles Final Tables POY Winnings
 
1308 () John Robertson UNITED STATES Las Vegas, NV 41 0 0 $4,000
1308 () Darrell Smith UNITED STATES Sugar Land, TX 41 0 0 $4,000
1 (2) Justin Bonomo UNITED STATES Los Angeles, CA 2,156 2 5 $2,332,423
2 (7) Tim Rutherford CANADA Whitby, ON 1,760 0 2 $254,514
3 (8) Shawn Buchanan CANADA Abbottsford, BC 1,750 0 1 $672,960
4 (9) Mike Leah CANADA Innisfil, ON 1,680 1 1 $352,985
5 (10) Francois Billard CANADA Rosemere, QC 1,638 1 2 $287,418
6 (14) Ryan Yu CANADA 1,560 0 2 $259,049
7 (15) Brian Altman UNITED STATES Longmeadow, MA 1,520 1 3 $213,285
8 (19) Eric Afriat CANADA Saint-Laurent, QC 1,440 1 1 $651,928
9 (20) Benjamin Tollerene UNITED STATES Lubbock, TX 1,407 2 4 $699,982
10 (21) Daniel Wagner UNITED STATES West Seneca, NY 1,400 0 2 $170,411
11 (22) Keith Morrow UNITED STATES Pittsburgh, PA 1,377 2 3 $207,673
12 (23) Darryll Fish UNITED STATES Cape Coral, FL 1,368 1 1 $511,604
13 (25) Daniel Negreanu CANADA Las Vegas, NV 1,286 0 7 $1,226,280
14 (27) Justin Zaki UNITED STATES Tierra Verde, FL 1,200 0 1 $434,614
15 (29) Kammar Andries UNITED STATES Jamaica, NY 1,146 1 3 $259,759
16 (30) Cary Katz UNITED STATES Las Vegas, NV 1,140 1 5 $1,654,980
16 (30) Chen Turjeman UNITED STATES 1,140 0 1 $166,771
18 (34) Hafiz Khan UNITED STATES Stockton, CA 1,128 1 2 $224,229
 
19 (36) Christopher Kruk CANADA 1,113 1 2 $907,930
20 (37) Keven Stammen UNITED STATES Coldwater, OH 1,100 1 3 $217,757
21 (39) Scott Stewart UNITED STATES Lakewood, CA 1,027 0 5 $161,063
22 (40) Joseph Mckeehen UNITED STATES Wales, PA 1,014 0 2 $409,939
23 (42) Keith Tilston UNITED STATES Austin, TX 998 1 4 $1,047,100
24 (45) Jason Strasser UNITED STATES New York, NY 960 1 1 $332,539
24 (45) Scott Baumstein UNITED STATES New York, NY 960 1 1 $220,238
24 (45) Zachary Gruneberg UNITED STATES Boalsburg, PA 960 0 1 $321,533
24 (45) Ryan Andrade CANADA 960 1 1 $176,744
28 (49) Michael Del Vecchio UNITED STATES Las Vegas, NV 950 0 1 $293,373
29 (50) Andy Frankenberger UNITED STATES New York, NY 912 0 1 $244,342
29 (50) Kfir Nahum UNITED STATES 912 1 1 $108,410
29 (50) Mike Tieu CANADA 912 0 1 $107,498
32 (53) Evan Sandberg UNITED STATES San Francisco, CA 900 0 1 $169,700
33 (55) Jake Schindler UNITED STATES Brynmawr, PA 880 0 4 $693,400
34 (56) Daniel Coupal CANADA Saskatchewan 875 0 1 $293,560
35 (57) Chris Hinchcliffe UNITED STATES Olympia, WA 874 2 3 $166,565
36 (59) Jonathan Jaffe UNITED STATES Longmeadow, MA 840 0 1 $569,760
36 (59) Darryl Ronconi UNITED STATES Naperville, IL 840 1 1 $175,482
36 (59) Abdul Amer UNITED STATES Westerville, OH 840 1 1 $118,350
 
36 (59) Sam Washburn UNITED STATES Yellville, AR 840 1 1 $188,068
36 (59) Ben Lamb UNITED STATES Tulsa, OK 840 1 1 $583,589
36 (59) Chance Kornuth UNITED STATES Denver, CO 840 1 1 $106,532
36 (59) Carlos Chadha CANADA 840 0 1 $129,568
36 (59) Michael Englert UNITED STATES 840 1 1 $200,762
44 (70) Isaac Haxton UNITED STATES Syracuse, NY 830 0 5 $705,330
45 (71) Krzysztof Stybaniewicz UNITED STATES Lakewood, CO 800 0 1 $206,085
45 (71) Lumni Zhuta UNITED STATES Wolcott, CT 800 0 1 $155,126
45 (71) Mark Allen CANADA 800 0 1 $124,589
48 (74) Anuj Agarwal UNITED STATES CA 799 0 2 $179,700
 
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