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2018 Scoring Criteria

World's Best Poker Players


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2018 POY Leader Boards - World

 
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Rank ↑ Player Location POY Points Titles Final Tables POY Winnings
 
1 (17) Michael Addamo AUSTRALIA Melbourne 4,070 2 6 $2,224,790
2 (33) Timur Margolin ISRAEL 3,318 2 5 $873,488
3 (61) Joao Simao BRAZIL 2,592 0 8 $1,196,617
4 (77) Christopher Michael Soyza MALAYSIA 2,365 1 5 $1,288,436
5 (88) Ivan Leow MALAYSIA 2,209 3 8 $4,695,297
6 (97) Maria Lampropulos ARGENTINA Buenos Aires 2,100 1 1 $1,081,100
7 (108) Mike Takayama PHILIPPINES 2,006 1 4 $324,758
8 (123) Honglin Jiang NEW ZEALAND 1,900 0 4 $753,843
9 (126) Haoxiang Wang CHINA 1,875 0 2 $1,213,854
10 (149) Alex Lynskey AUSTRALIA Brisbane 1,741 1 4 $1,734,850
11 (156) Chan Wai Leong MALAYSIA 1,694 0 4 $4,910,037
12 (167) James Chen TAIWAN, PROVINCE OF CHINA Taichung 1,620 1 3 $751,927
13 (170) Yang Zhang CHINA 1,604 1 6 $256,225
14 (188) Guoliang Wei CHINA Shanghau 1,536 3 3 $579,396
15 (199) Michael Soyza MALAYSIA 1,500 2 3 $534,818
16 (214) Albert Daher LEBANON 1,444 2 4 $834,837
16 (214) Phachara Wongwichit AUSTRALIA 1,444 0 3 $341,384
18 (255) Farid Jattin COLOMBIA Barranquilla 1,300 0 2 $299,938
19 (282) Xuan Tan CHINA 1,240 1 2 $2,431,585
20 (287) Benjamin Richardson AUSTRALIA 1,232 0 3 $291,177
 
21 (293) Richard Yong MALAYSIA Kuala Lumppur 1,216 1 3 $3,711,638
22 (303) Lin Wu CHINA 1,200 1 1 $402,350
23 (329) Daniel Ospina COLOMBIA 1,152 1 2 $177,646
24 (355) Felipe Ramos BRAZIL 1,115 0 4 $418,714
25 (370) Jordan Piva BRAZIL 1,080 1 1 $246,426
26 (378) Kalyan Cheekuri INDIA Hydorabad 1,076 1 4 $239,610
26 (378) Winfred Yu HONG KONG Hong Kong 1,076 0 3 $1,478,888
28 (381) Kitty Kuo TAIWAN, PROVINCE OF CHINA 1,070 0 2 $442,910
29 (397) Kahle Burns AUSTRALIA 1,036 0 3 $558,684
29 (397) Paawan Bansal INDIA 1,036 0 1 $413,852
31 (403) Xixiang Luo CHINA 1,024 1 5 $230,570
32 (405) Kazuhiko Yotsushika JAPAN 1,020 1 2 $436,345
32 (405) Kenneth Kee SINGAPORE 1,020 1 2 $3,096,518
34 (418) Xin Fan CHINA 1,000 1 2 $562,510
35 (422) Dong Chen CHINA 998 1 3 $245,956
36 (429) Bin Duan CHINA 990 0 2 $237,934
37 (434) Rob WazWaz UGANDA Brooklyn Park, MN 986 2 3 $129,615
38 (444) Wenling Gao CHINA 970 0 4 $294,714
39 (446) Xuming Qi CHINA 968 1 4 $153,325
40 (449) Alvan Zheng CHINA 960 1 1 $397,150
 
40 (449) Pedro Cairat ARGENTINA 960 1 1 $241,800
40 (449) Walid Habib LEBANON Roswe 960 1 2 $213,041
40 (449) Amauri Giovani Grutka BRAZIL 960 1 1 $200,000
44 (470) Anson Tsang HONG KONG 952 1 3 $309,940
45 (481) Jonathan Karamalikis AUSTRALIA Adelaide 939 1 1 $190,017
46 (497) Siyou Cao CHINA 912 1 1 $156,000
47 (523) Brian Kaufman URUGUAY 900 0 1 $505,598
48 (562) Kunal Patni INDIA 867 0 2 $137,418
49 (565) Asi Moshe ISRAEL Tel Aviv 864 1 2 $159,238
50 (570) Eyal Bensimhon ISRAEL Rishon 856 1 3 $158,604
 
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