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2018 Scoring Criteria

World's Best Poker Players


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2017 POY Leader Boards - World

 
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Rank ↑ Player Location POY Points Titles Final Tables POY Winnings
 
1 (41) Pete Chen TAIWAN, PROVINCE OF CHINA Sijhih City 3,052 0 11 $757,075
2 (50) Jonathan Karamalikis AUSTRALIA Adelaide 2,812 0 5 $1,166,062
3 (68) Shurane Vijayaram AUSTRALIA Melbourne 2,600 1 3 $1,243,829
4 (72) Alan King Lun Lau HONG KONG 2,493 3 6 $1,197,663
5 (83) Adrian Attenborough AUSTRALIA Melbourne 2,320 2 5 $746,257
6 (85) Maria Lampropulos ARGENTINA Buenos Aires 2,290 1 4 $1,330,130
7 (93) Albert Daher LEBANON 2,216 1 6 $838,472
8 (96) Martin Kozlov AUSTRALIA Melbourne 2,195 1 3 $909,099
9 (123) Alex Lynskey AUSTRALIA Melbourne 1,986 0 3 $500,695
10 (134) Andres Korn ARGENTINA Buenos Aires 1,908 2 3 $660,078
11 (138) Rob WazWaz UGANDA Brooklyn Park, MN 1,866 1 5 $273,399
12 (155) Ivan Luca ARGENTINA Buenos Aires 1,792 0 7 $1,102,265
13 (181) Terry Tianyuan Tang CHINA 1,624 1 3 $360,011
14 (182) Michael Addamo AUSTRALIA 1,622 1 3 $384,527
15 (183) Joseph Rojas VENEZUELA Caracas 1,620 1 1 $690,469
16 (204) James Chen TAIWAN, PROVINCE OF CHINA Taichung 1,503 1 5 $1,276,327
17 (213) Michael Kanaan AUSTRALIA 1,460 1 2 $359,075
18 (216) Yan Shing Tsang HONG KONG 1,455 0 3 $357,705
19 (219) Marcelo Drumm BRAZIL 1,450 1 12 $149,444
20 (247) Yang Zhang CHINA 1,374 0 9 $249,265
 
21 (248) John Tech PHILIPPINES 1,368 1 1 $603,655
22 (251) Dean Blatt AUSTRALIA 1,364 0 5 $165,779
22 (251) Quan Zhou CHINA 1,364 2 6 $910,782
24 (267) James Obst AUSTRALIA Adelaide 1,326 1 3 $377,672
25 (270) Felipe Ramos BRAZIL 1,321 0 4 $409,990
26 (271) Pedro Cairat ARGENTINA 1,320 1 1 $509,970
27 (281) Brian Kaufman URUGUAY 1,300 0 2 $557,642
28 (292) Celina Lin AUSTRALIA 1,264 0 6 $181,664
29 (294) Diego Rio ARGENTINA 1,260 1 1 $538,606
30 (321) Bobby Zhang AUSTRALIA 1,216 1 6 $130,130
31 (355) Farid Jattin COLOMBIA Barranquilla 1,176 2 3 $277,243
32 (365) Daniel Laidlaw AUSTRALIA 1,156 0 2 $228,215
33 (372) Kahle Burns AUSTRALIA 1,144 0 3 $1,754,272
34 (374) Jeffrey Rossiter AUSTRALIA Melbourne 1,140 0 1 $334,400
34 (374) Mike Takayama PHILIPPINES 1,140 1 2 $143,530
34 (374) Bernardo Dias BRAZIL 1,140 0 1 $308,166
37 (393) Andre Akkari BRAZIL Sao Paolo 1,126 0 3 $412,902
38 (401) David Yan NEW ZEALAND Auckland 1,110 0 2 $169,920
39 (419) Asi Moshe ISRAEL Tel Aviv 1,090 0 2 $213,524
40 (421) Bridges Roe AUSTRALIA Melbourne 1,089 1 3 $135,011
 
41 (424) Sparrow Cheung CHINA 1,082 1 12 $193,225
42 (426) Robert Raymond AUSTRALIA 1,080 1 1 $243,831
43 (451) Helio Neves Neto BRAZIL Salvador 1,054 1 6 $116,562
44 (455) Bruno Mota BRAZIL 1,050 0 1 $171,956
45 (467) Sixiao Li CHINA 1,044 1 4 $331,059
46 (469) Danny Tang HONG KONG 1,041 1 1 $474,540
47 (479) Jose Barbero ARGENTINA Buenes Aires 1,016 0 6 $308,987
48 (487) Hun Lee AUSTRALIA 1,000 0 3 $252,537
49 (494) Yaniv Peretz ISRAEL 996 0 2 $209,223
50 (496) Rajkumar Ramakrishnan AUSTRALIA Melbourne 995 2 7 $115,161
 
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