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2020 Scoring Criteria

World's Best Poker Players


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2020 POY Leader Boards - North America

 
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Rank Player Location POY Points ↓ Titles Final Tables POY Winnings
 
1 (4) Cary Katz UNITED STATES Las Vegas, NV 2,095 1 8 $2,420,543
2 (7) Aaron Van Blarcum UNITED STATES Dallas, TX 1,896 0 8 $1,854,522
3 (8) Sam Greenwood CANADA Toronto, ON 1,881 0 6 $1,357,807
4 (9) Timothy Adams CANADA Burlington, ONT 1,857 3 6 $5,904,777
5 (10) Brian Altman UNITED STATES Longmeadow, MA 1,848 2 3 $542,866
6 (14) James Romero UNITED STATES Portland, OR 1,736 1 2 $745,000
7 (15) Erik Seidel UNITED STATES Las Vegas, NV 1,686 0 5 $669,649
8 (16) Eric Afriat CANADA Saint-Laurent, QC 1,680 1 1 $394,120
9 (17) Alex Foxen UNITED STATES Cold Spring Harbor, NY 1,597 1 6 $1,603,559
10 (23) Trung Pham UNITED STATES Temple, TX 1,490 2 5 $240,628
11 (24) Scott Stewart UNITED STATES Lakewood, CA 1,400 0 5 $211,312
12 (27) Patrick Steele UNITED STATES Chelsea, MI 1,296 1 2 $215,004
13 (28) Ross Ward UNITED STATES Gainesville, GA 1,268 4 7 $175,441
14 (30) Ari Engel UNITED STATES Las Vegas, NV 1,250 3 6 $167,944
15 (33) Phil Ivey UNITED STATES Las Vegas, NV 1,190 1 4 $1,693,550
16 (35) John Dollinger UNITED STATES Gulf Breeze, FL 1,140 0 1 $311,751
17 (36) Adam Hui CANADA Markham, ON 1,120 0 1 $170,905
17 (36) Robert Whalen UNITED STATES Fargo, ND 1,120 1 2 $159,199
19 (38) Anthony Nguyen UNITED STATES Azusa, CA 1,103 1 5 $144,457
20 (39) Matthew Sesso UNITED STATES Naples, FL 1,084 1 2 $248,383
 
21 (42) George Wolff UNITED STATES Portland, OR 1,078 0 2 $646,718
21 (42) Steve O'Dwyer UNITED STATES Las Vegas, NV 1,078 0 3 $481,369
23 (44) Seth Davies UNITED STATES Bend, OR 1,075 0 5 $906,133
24 (45) Nitis Udornpim UNITED STATES 1,069 2 3 $150,376
25 (47) Kevin Garosshen UNITED STATES 1,062 1 3 $164,966
26 (48) Craig Varnell UNITED STATES Ft. Collins, CO 1,052 1 2 $185,160
27 (51) Kristen Bicknell CANADA St. Catherines 1,048 1 2 $213,490
28 (52) William Muniz UNITED STATES Tampa, FL 1,037 2 2 $233,027
29 (53) William Givens UNITED STATES Denver, CO 1,004 2 3 $142,929
29 (53) Evan Bethyo UNITED STATES 1,004 0 2 $158,183
31 (56) David Levy UNITED STATES Denver, CO 992 1 2 $108,042
32 (58) Zachary Mullennix UNITED STATES Ft. Lauderdale, FL 983 2 4 $152,250
33 (60) Isaac Kempton UNITED STATES Newark, DE 960 1 1 $290,974
33 (60) Dustin Schoonover UNITED STATES 960 1 1 $272,846
35 (65) Kenneth Donarski UNITED STATES Willowbrook, IL 917 1 3 $117,708
36 (66) Anthony Spinella UNITED STATES Port Jefferson, NY 916 1 2 $215,000
37 (68) Chanracy Khun CANADA Laval, QC 912 0 1 $230,086
37 (68) Tony Tran UNITED STATES Philadelphia, PA 912 1 2 $291,460
37 (68) Shiva Dudani UNITED STATES Chicago, IL 912 1 1 $258,078
40 (76) Joey Weissman UNITED STATES Boca Raton, FL 892 1 3 $92,633
 
41 (81) Nikolaos Platis UNITED STATES Long Island City, NY 864 0 2 $111,718
42 (82) Jake Schwartz UNITED STATES FL 860 0 2 $213,908
43 (83) Nicholas Pupillo UNITED STATES Addison, IL 859 0 5 $193,412
44 (87) Kevin Buck UNITED STATES Lock Port, IL 840 1 1 $166,837
44 (87) Greg Raymer UNITED STATES Stoningham, CT 840 1 1 $171,411
44 (87) Philip Shing UNITED STATES Brooklyn, NY 840 1 1 $151,284
44 (87) Raymond Ross UNITED STATES Maple Glen, PA 840 1 1 $125,588
44 (87) Jasper May UNITED STATES Charlestown, IN 840 1 1 $109,200
49 (101) Brent Cunningham UNITED STATES Colorado Springs, CO 810 0 4 $113,729
50 (102) Ryan Yu CANADA 804 1 2 $103,725
 
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