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2018 Scoring Criteria

World's Best Poker Players


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2017 POY Leader Boards - Overall

 
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Rank ↑ Player Location POY Points Titles Final Tables POY Winnings
 
1 Adrian Mateos SPAIN Madrid 7,220 4 22 $5,664,635
2 Bryn Kenney UNITED STATES Long Beach, NY 7,173 5 23 $8,201,128
3 Fedor Holz GERMANY Vienna 5,875 4 14 $6,367,213
4 Koray Aldemir AUSTRIA Vienna 5,510 3 17 $4,105,519
5 Justin Bonomo UNITED STATES Los Angeles, CA 5,144 3 16 $4,362,250
6 David Peters UNITED STATES Toledo, OH 5,034 3 18 $3,139,160
7 Stephen Chidwick UNITED KINGDOM Deal 4,912 2 13 $3,451,860
8 Jason Koon UNITED STATES Las Vegas, NV 4,859 3 15 $3,835,191
9 Steffen Sontheimer GERMANY Brighton 4,782 3 16 $6,812,332
10 Benjamin Pollak FRANCE Paris 4,660 0 5 $4,931,902
11 Mikita Badziakouski BELARUS 4,579 2 16 $4,558,290
12 Rainer Kempe GERMANY Berlin 4,559 3 13 $3,002,132
13 Dan Smith UNITED STATES Las Vegas, NV 4,449 4 15 $4,031,694
14 Ari Engel UNITED STATES Las Vegas, NV 4,405 3 13 $768,353
15 Jake Schindler UNITED STATES Brynmawr, PA 4,396 3 15 $6,000,021
16 Darren Elias UNITED STATES Los Angeles, CA 4,290 2 8 $1,169,729
17 Raffaele Sorrentino ITALY Catanzaro 4,224 2 4 $1,621,325
18 Cary Katz UNITED STATES Las Vegas, NV 4,083 2 15 $1,840,961
19 Alex Foxen UNITED STATES Cold Spring Harbor, NY 4,025 1 7 $1,520,713
20 Steve O'Dwyer UNITED STATES Las Vegas, NV 3,983 2 11 $4,147,919
 
21 Samuel Greenwood CANADA Toronto, ON 3,938 1 9 $2,318,599
22 Joseph McKeehen UNITED STATES Wales, PA 3,907 3 6 $917,163
23 Tim Adams CANADA Burlington, ONT 3,884 2 14 $3,436,083
24 John Juanda UNITED STATES Marina Del Rey, CA 3,880 1 8 $5,087,440
25 Nick Petrangelo UNITED STATES Old Westbury, NY 3,863 1 11 $2,873,639
26 Stefan Schillhabel GERMANY Brighton 3,790 3 12 $5,223,950
27 Sergio Aido SPAIN Aviles 3,779 2 13 $3,378,397
28 Christopher Hunichen UNITED STATES Clayton, NC 3,616 1 9 $1,469,788
29 Ben Heath UNITED KINGDOM Brighton 3,586 1 6 $1,326,993
30 Andreas Klatt GERMANY 3,560 2 9 $733,449
31 Samuel Panzica UNITED STATES Saline, MI 3,538 1 7 $1,753,845
32 Manig Loeser GERMANY Bad Homburg 3,482 1 9 $3,422,381
33 Je Wook Oh UNITED STATES Fresh Meadows, NY 3,376 1 15 $553,876
34 Cliff Josephy UNITED STATES Syosset, NY 3,348 0 5 $813,977
35 Michal Mrakes CZECH REPUBLIC Prague 3,324 3 12 $737,445
36 Scott Blumstein UNITED STATES Morristown, NJ 3,316 1 2 $8,151,838
37 Isaac Haxton UNITED STATES Syracuse, NY 3,247 0 12 $2,519,490
38 Benjamin Tollerene UNITED STATES Lubbock, TX 3,212 2 11 $3,192,144
39 Nadar Kakhmazov RUSSIAN FEDERATION 3,102 2 4 $1,046,766
40 Matt Berkey UNITED STATES Erie, PA 3,071 0 4 $830,667
 
41 Pete Chen TAIWAN, PROVINCE OF CHINA Sijhih City 3,052 0 11 $757,075
42 Anthony Spinella UNITED STATES Port Jefferson, NY 3,027 1 4 $1,285,841
43 Daniel Negreanu CANADA Las Vegas, NV 2,971 0 9 $2,514,543
44 Ryan Riess UNITED STATES East Lansing, MI 2,935 2 6 $1,696,942
45 Javier Gomez SPAIN 2,930 1 5 $1,145,546
46 Nicholas Pupillo UNITED STATES Addison, IL 2,916 1 9 $561,247
46 Darryll Fish UNITED STATES Cape Coral, FL 2,916 1 4 $784,040
48 Claas Eyke Segebrecht GERMANY 2,850 1 5 $1,024,635
49 Ole Schemion GERMANY Berlin 2,845 2 10 $2,044,266
50 Benjamin Zamani UNITED STATES Boca Raton, FL 2,820 2 3 $725,650
 
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