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2021 Scoring Criteria

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2021 POY Leader Boards - North America

 
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Rank Player Location POY Points ↓ Titles Final Tables POY Winnings
 
1 (1) Ilyas Muradi UNITED STATES FL 1,620 1 1 $620,000
2 (2) Fernando Rodriguez-Vazquez UNITED STATES Newark, DE 1,488 3 5 $283,293
3 (3) Robel Andemichael UNITED STATES Whiteplanes, MD 1,350 0 1 $545,500
4 (4) Ankush Mandavia UNITED STATES Atlanta, GA 1,260 1 1 $260,000
5 (5) Scott Stewart UNITED STATES Lakewood, CA 1,120 1 2 $199,167
6 (6) Anselmo Villarreal UNITED STATES Greenfield, WI 1,087 1 2 $255,941
7 (7) Ronnie Bardah UNITED STATES Stoneham, MA 1,080 0 1 $566,135
8 (8) James Carroll UNITED STATES Las Vegas, NV 960 1 1 $180,850
9 (9) Johnny Oshana UNITED STATES Los Gatos, CA 944 1 2 $131,868
10 (11) Chad Eveslage UNITED STATES Muncie, IN 840 1 1 $101,572
10 (11) Timothy Capretta UNITED STATES 840 0 1 $132,030
12 (13) Nicholas Pupillo UNITED STATES Addison, IL 833 1 3 $85,734
13 (14) Francis Margaglione UNITED STATES FL 810 0 1 $293,510
14 (15) Tuan Mai UNITED STATES CA 800 0 6 $91,832
14 (15) William Chao UNITED STATES San Pable, CA 800 0 1 $135,277
16 (17) Roman Shainiuk UNITED STATES Antelope, CA 760 0 1 $144,480
16 (17) Jordan Cristos UNITED STATES Palmdale, CA 760 0 1 $119,232
18 (19) Chad Bjorkman UNITED STATES Stillwater, MN 720 1 1 $101,450
19 (20) Matt Mauldin UNITED STATES Columbia, SC 700 0 1 $118,422
20 (21) Daniel Swartz UNITED STATES Parma, OH 684 1 2 $71,324
 
21 (22) Jesse Lonis UNITED STATES Little Falls, NY 675 0 1 $223,895
22 (23) Daniel Jones UNITED STATES TX 640 0 1 $84,171
23 (24) Kristen Bicknell CANADA St. Catherines 630 0 1 $90,954
24 (25) Alex Foxen UNITED STATES Cold Spring Harbor, NY 620 0 2 $133,877
25 (26) Joris Springael UNITED STATES AZ 608 0 1 $85,000
25 (26) Wayne Harmon UNITED STATES 608 0 1 $93,280
27 (28) Cory Nordstrand UNITED STATES International Falls, MN 600 0 1 $62,339
28 (29) Asher Conniff UNITED STATES Brooklyn, NY 576 1 2 $118,849
29 (30) Richard Munro UNITED STATES Bell Canyon, CA 572 1 4 $68,996
30 (31) Kenneth Stacy UNITED STATES Bristol, VA 560 0 1 $87,394
30 (31) David Berman UNITED STATES 560 0 1 $49,885
32 (33) Tsz Shing UNITED STATES Brooklyn, NY 540 0 1 $168,990
33 (34) Jim Collopy UNITED STATES Washington D.C. 528 1 1 $141,714
34 (35) Derek Gregory UNITED STATES Los Angeles, CA 525 0 1 $60,147
35 (36) Gloria Jackson UNITED STATES Jacksonville, FL 508 0 2 $103,669
36 (37) Bobby Sanoubane UNITED STATES 502 1 3 $57,512
37 (38) Scott Blackman UNITED STATES Webster, NY 500 0 1 $200,000
38 (39) Isaac Choi UNITED STATES San Francisco, CA 496 1 2 $69,336
39 (40) Daniel Sammarco UNITED STATES Las Vegas, NV 480 0 1 $57,745
39 (40) Dominique Mosley UNITED STATES Miami, FL 480 1 1 $140,342
 
41 (44) Michial Drake UNITED STATES Louisville, KY 456 1 1 $79,319
41 (44) Mark Ellis UNITED STATES Tyler, TX 456 1 1 $81,720
41 (44) Christopher Doan UNITED STATES CA 456 0 1 $69,025
41 (44) Kfir Nahum UNITED STATES Sunnyvale, CA 456 1 2 $46,643
41 (44) Xinyi Wang UNITED STATES Duluth, GA 456 1 2 $44,627
46 (50) Zilong Zhang UNITED STATES Chino Hills, CA 440 1 2 $33,146
46 (50) Byron Kaverman UNITED STATES Cleveland, OH 440 0 1 $129,596
48 (53) Linh Dinh UNITED STATES Manvel, TX 438 1 3 $35,991
49 (54) Timothy Gilliam UNITED STATES Celeste, TX 432 1 1 $72,715
49 (54) Scott Baumstein UNITED STATES New York, NY 432 1 2 $32,529
 
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