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WSOP PLAYER OF THE YEAR PRESENTED BY KING’S CASINO ROZVADOV

The World Series of Poker is proud to offer over $20,000 worth of prizes for this year's Player of the Year competition.

The Player of the Year race will include results from all open bracelet events in 2017, including 71 events in Las Vegas and another 11 at WSOP Europe in Rozvadov, Czech Republic. The player who sits at the top of the leaderboard after the World Series of Poker in Las Vegas will receive a free buy into the €10,000 Main Event at WSOPE.

The 2017 WSOP Player of the Year will then receive a free entry into the $10,000 WSOP Main Event in 2018.

Only open events qualify, so Ladies, Casino Employees, Seniors, Super Seniors and Global Casino Championship do not count in Player of the Year standings.

2017 WSOP POY LEADERBOARD

RANK NAME POINTS
1 Chris Ferguson 1,178.53
2 John Racener 1,042.04
3 Ryan Hughes 994.35
4 Mike Leah 910.01
5 John Monnette 865.21
6 Kenny Hallaert 838.35
7 Alex Foxen 833.45
8 Dario Sammartino 775.89
9 Raymond Henson 768.49
10 Ben Yu 766.49
11 Daniel Negreanu 717.76
12 James Obst 667.48
13 Ismael Bojang 663.59
14 Taylor Black 659.80
15 Barry Greenstein 658.25
16 David "ODB" Baker 652.19
17 Bernardo Da Silveira Dias 628.95
18 Bryce Yockey 619.19
19 Chris Moorman 616.26
20 Pablo Mariz 613.00
21 Andrew Kelsall 612.52
22 Martin Kabrhel 611.86
23 Boris Kolev 611.38
24 Shaun Deeb 602.69
25 Esther Taylor-Brady 597.11
26 Mikhail Semin 589.51
27 Niall Farrell 588.16
28 Kristen Bicknell 573.03
29 Max Pescatori 560.58
30 Richard Tuhrim 560.52
31 Georgios Zisimopoulos 560.05
32 Matt Berkey 558.71
33 Sebastian Langrock 553.16
34 Roland Israelashvili 552.72
35 Aditya Agarwal 552.21
36 Jason Mercier 548.89
37 Thomas Taylor 545.99
38 Igor Sharaskin 544.20
39 Christian Rudolph 543.97
40 Kevin Eyster 542.12
41 Christopher Frank 540.05
42 Giuseppe Pantaleo 532.56
43 Yueqi Zhu 528.30
44 Michael Addamo 526.19
45 Thomas Hall 523.32
46 Mark Radoja 520.37
47 Aditya Sushant 518.95
48 Daniel Zack 518.57
49 David Pham 514.39
50 Ian Johns 509.16
51 Brian Yoon 506.65
52 Asi Moshe 503.95
53 Jimmy Guerrero 501.59
54 Scott Davies 501.45
55 Vincent Moscati 501.18
56 Phil Hellmuth 499.54
57 Caufman Talley 498.14
58 Artur Rudziankov 498.12
59 Max Silver 497.67
60 Charlie Carrel 496.79
61 Simon Lam 494.87
62 Vlad Darie 494.83
63 Arkadiy Tsinis 488.97
64 Joe McKeehen 488.64
65 Adam Owen 486.55
66 Alexandru Papazian 481.51
67 Ihar Soika 478.87
68 Benjamin Zamani 478.14
69 Pete Chen 477.30
70 Cole Jackson 470.18
71 Rainer Kempe 469.88
72 Benjamin Pollak 469.54
73 Viliyan Petleshkov 468.88
74 Connor Drinan 468.70
75 Ryan Riess 467.61
76 Tom Koral 467.16
77 Stoyan Obreshkov 466.94
78 Anthony Zinno 463.86
79 Yulius Sepman 462.20
80 Manig Loeser 461.06
81 Dejuante Alexander 459.68
82 James Gilbert 459.17
83 Marc MacDonnell 458.61
84 Mike Matusow 458.21
85 Joseph Di Rosa Rojas 455.91
86 Gaurav Raina 455.72
87 David Bach 454.87
88 Thomas Zanot 454.40
89 Ian O'Hara 454.27
90 Kilian Kramer 453.32
91 Danny Wong 452.45
92 Eddy Sabat 451.48
93 Adrian Moreno 450.13
94 Thomas Muehloecker 448.45
95 Martin Zamani 446.62
96 Matt Affleck 446.38
97 Christopher Vitch 446.14
98 Paul Sokoloff 443.73
99 Jesse Martin 438.19
100 Michael Telker 437.92
*Unofficial data - official numbers will be released after series is finished.

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Previous WSOP Player of the Year Winners

Year Name Bracelets Final Tables Cashes Tournament Earnings
2016 Jason Mercier 2 4 11 $960,424
2015 Mike Gorodinsky 1 3 8 $1,766,796
2014 George Danzer 3 5 10 $878,993
2013 Daniel Negreanu 2 4 10 $2,214,304
2012 Greg Merson 2 2 4 $9,755,180
2011 Ben Lamb 1 4 5 $5,352,970
2010 Frank Kassela 2 3 6 $1,255,314
2009 Jeffrey Lisandro 3 4 6 $807,521
2008 Erick Lindgren 1 3 5 $1,348,528
2007 Tom Schneider 2 3 3 $416,829
2006 Jeff Madsen 2 4 4 $1,467,852
2005 Allen Cunningham 1 4 5 $1,006,935
2004 Daniel Negreanu 1 5 6 $346,280