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2021 Scoring Criteria

World's Best Poker Players


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2021 POY Leader Boards - World

 
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Rank ↓ Player Location POY Points Titles Final Tables POY Winnings
 
90 (1010) Andrew Shanahan AUSTRALIA 6 0 1 $619
89 (1006) Dong Wang CHINA Beijing 7 0 1 $1,223
88 (983) John Jolly AUSTRALIA 11 0 1 $1,152
86 (953) Jason Pilgrim AUSTRALIA 14 0 1 $578
86 (953) Tian Zhan CHINA 14 0 1 $1,376
84 (904) David Kidd AUSTRALIA 20 0 1 $763
84 (904) James Chen TAIWAN, PROVINCE OF CHINA Taichung 20 0 1 $6,667
83 (900) Wei Sun CHINA 21 0 1 $1,528
82 (892) Roderico Garcia AUSTRALIA 22 0 1 $1,382
80 (870) Nuno Silva AUSTRALIA 25 0 1 $2,047
80 (870) Jake Parsons AUSTRALIA 25 0 1 $1,950
79 (854) Tony Aiello AUSTRALIA 26 0 1 $1,160
78 (845) Zhe Wang CHINA 28 0 1 $1,834
77 (833) Jarrod Coughtrie AUSTRALIA 29 0 1 $848
75 (814) Kiale Matthews AUSTRALIA 30 0 1 $2,317
75 (814) Anton Kotliar ISRAEL 30 0 1 $1,600
74 (797) Jacob Murray AUSTRALIA 32 0 1 $1,392
73 (785) Richard Deaves AUSTRALIA 34 0 1 $1,843
71 (761) Yue Wang CHINA 35 0 1 $2,293
71 (761) Yu Yang CHINA 35 1 1 $2,500
 
70 (751) Lirui Zhang CHINA 36 0 1 $6,960
69 (744) Ting Zheng CHINA 37 1 1 $2,500
68 (721) William Lea AUSTRALIA 38 0 1 $1,856
65 (700) Daniel Dessmann AUSTRALIA 40 0 1 $3,475
65 (700) Shohei Miyazaki JAPAN 40 0 1 $4,298
65 (700) Daniel O'Shea AUSTRALIA 40 0 1 $2,594
64 (693) Meng Guo CHINA 42 0 1 $3,210
63 (687) Luke Kauri AUSTRALIA 43 0 1 $1,271
61 (673) Damien Peachey AUSTRALIA 45 0 1 $2,304
61 (673) Paul Whiteman AUSTRALIA Queensland 45 0 2 $3,399
59 (636) Michael Orupold AUSTRALIA 50 0 1 $3,498
59 (636) Brenton Buttigieg AUSTRALIA 50 0 1 $3,809
58 (630) Kalan Roberts AUSTRALIA 51 0 1 $2,475
56 (598) Jia Hu CHINA 56 0 1 $4,891
56 (598) Luke Prentis AUSTRALIA 56 0 1 $3,456
55 (585) Matthew Naughton AUSTRALIA Echuca 58 0 1 $1,580
53 (565) Chris Constanzo AUSTRALIA 60 0 1 $5,713
53 (565) Brandt Williamson AUSTRALIA 60 1 1 $6,642
51 (540) Phil Stamler AUSTRALIA 64 0 1 $5,020
51 (540) John Kururangi AUSTRALIA 64 0 1 $3,712
 
50 (528) Shane Vasallo AUSTRALIA 67 0 1 $4,608
49 (523) Jin Li AUSTRALIA Adelaide 68 0 1 $5,982
48 (512) Si Lin CHINA Heifei 70 0 1 $7,184
46 (496) Court Kanters AUSTRALIA 72 0 1 $4,479
46 (496) Jacob Fulop AUSTRALIA 72 0 1 $8,893
45 (493) Asti Savage AUSTRALIA 75 0 1 $4,943
44 (473) Luis Espitia Diaz COLOMBIA 77 1 1 $5,297
43 (454) Rauran Toye AUSTRALIA 80 0 1 $7,998
41 (440) Ya Wu CHINA 84 1 1 $10,699
41 (440) Guifang Liu CHINA 84 0 1 $5,179
 
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