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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
7 (7) Ronnie Bardah UNITED STATES Stoneham, MA 1,080 0 1 $566,135
3 (3) Robel Andemichael UNITED STATES Whiteplanes, MD 1,350 0 1 $545,500
13 (14) Francis Margaglione UNITED STATES FL 810 0 1 $293,510
2 (2) Fernando Rodriguez-Vazquez UNITED STATES Newark, DE 1,488 3 5 $283,293
4 (4) Ankush Mandavia UNITED STATES Atlanta, GA 1,260 1 1 $260,000
6 (6) Anselmo Villarreal UNITED STATES Greenfield, WI 1,087 1 2 $255,941
21 (22) Jesse Lonis UNITED STATES Little Falls, NY 675 0 1 $223,895
37 (38) Scott Blackman UNITED STATES Webster, NY 500 0 1 $200,000
5 (5) Scott Stewart UNITED STATES Lakewood, CA 1,120 1 2 $199,167
8 (8) James Carroll UNITED STATES Las Vegas, NV 960 1 1 $180,850
32 (33) Tsz Shing UNITED STATES Brooklyn, NY 540 0 1 $168,990
16 (17) Roman Shainiuk UNITED STATES Antelope, CA 760 0 1 $144,480
58 (66) Fabian Foster UNITED STATES Davenport, FL 400 0 1 $143,366
33 (34) Jim Collopy UNITED STATES Washington D.C. 528 1 1 $141,714
39 (40) Dominique Mosley UNITED STATES Miami, FL 480 1 1 $140,342
128 (149) Dan Smith UNITED STATES Las Vegas, NV 240 1 1 $136,000
14 (15) William Chao UNITED STATES San Pable, CA 800 0 1 $135,277
24 (25) Alex Foxen UNITED STATES Cold Spring Harbor, NY 620 0 2 $133,877
10 (11) Timothy Capretta UNITED STATES 840 0 1 $132,030
 
9 (9) Johnny Oshana UNITED STATES Los Gatos, CA 944 1 2 $131,868
46 (50) Byron Kaverman UNITED STATES Cleveland, OH 440 0 1 $129,596
16 (17) Jordan Cristos UNITED STATES Palmdale, CA 760 0 1 $119,232
28 (29) Asher Conniff UNITED STATES Brooklyn, NY 576 1 2 $118,849
19 (20) Matt Mauldin UNITED STATES Columbia, SC 700 0 1 $118,422
123 (141) Albert Barney UNITED STATES FL 270 0 1 $115,630
57 (65) Andy Hwang UNITED STATES Houston, TX 405 0 1 $115,630
35 (36) Gloria Jackson UNITED STATES Jacksonville, FL 508 0 2 $103,669
10 (11) Chad Eveslage UNITED STATES Muncie, IN 840 1 1 $101,572
18 (19) Chad Bjorkman UNITED STATES Stillwater, MN 720 1 1 $101,450
58 (66) Nadya Magnus UNITED STATES Palatine, IL 400 0 1 $93,566
25 (26) Wayne Harmon UNITED STATES 608 0 1 $93,280
14 (15) Tuan Mai UNITED STATES CA 800 0 6 $91,832
23 (24) Kristen Bicknell CANADA St. Catherines 630 0 1 $90,954
30 (31) Kenneth Stacy UNITED STATES Bristol, VA 560 0 1 $87,394
101 (115) Jason Johnson UNITED STATES Coral Springs, FL 300 0 1 $86,047
12 (13) Nicholas Pupillo UNITED STATES Addison, IL 833 1 3 $85,734
25 (26) Joris Springael UNITED STATES AZ 608 0 1 $85,000
22 (23) Daniel Jones UNITED STATES TX 640 0 1 $84,171
41 (44) Mark Ellis UNITED STATES Tyler, TX 456 1 1 $81,720
 
97 (111) Matthew Gross UNITED STATES CA 304 0 1 $80,000
64 (73) Lawrence Cheng UNITED STATES FL 380 0 1 $79,319
41 (44) Michial Drake UNITED STATES Louisville, KY 456 1 1 $79,319
49 (54) Timothy Gilliam UNITED STATES Celeste, TX 432 1 1 $72,715
20 (21) Daniel Swartz UNITED STATES Parma, OH 684 1 2 $71,324
38 (39) Isaac Choi UNITED STATES San Francisco, CA 496 1 2 $69,336
41 (44) Christopher Doan UNITED STATES CA 456 0 1 $69,025
29 (30) Richard Munro UNITED STATES Bell Canyon, CA 572 1 4 $68,996
89 (102) Steven Veneziano UNITED STATES Estero, FL 320 0 1 $68,723
128 (149) John Orfanos UNITED STATES Park Ridge, IL 240 1 1 $66,671
 
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