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2021 WSOP PLAYER OF THE YEAR
PRESENTED BY VELO

The 2021 WSOP Player of the Year Race will only include 93 bracelet events in Las Vegas: 83 Live + 10 Online

On top of the traditional POY, Players will also compete for the new "No Limits Velo leaderboard", which will include all the No Limit Hold'em bracelet events in Las Vegas including the NV/NJ online bracelet events.

The following events are excluded from both leaderboards : Casino Employees, Seniors, Super Seniors, Ladies, Tag Team.

Use the calculator below to estimate points for any particular event. Official points earned will be listed on the results page for each event. Click here for more information on the 2021 POY formula. Click here for more information on the 2021 Velo NLH Leaderboards.

Total Cash Prizes are $50,000 : $25,000 for the POY leaderboard and $25,000 for the No Limits Velo leaderboard

For each one:

  • 1st place: $15,000
  • 2nd place: $7,500
  • 3rd place: $2,500

WSOP POY LEADERBOARD

RANK NAME PTS
1 Josh Arieh 4,194.59
2 Phil Hellmuth 3,720.01
3 Daniel Negreanu 3,531.03
4 Ben Yu 3,345.92
5 Jeremy Ausmus 3,260.25
6 Shaun Deeb 3,119.45
7 Ryan Leng 3,042.21
8 Dylan Linde 2,976.62
9 Koray Aldemir 2,911.73
10 Scott Ball 2,907.94
11 Jake Schwartz 2,861.97
12 Anthony Zinno 2,780.75
13 Joao Vieira 2,757.69
14 Kevin Gerhart 2,726.99
15 Ari Engel 2,664.10
16 Uri Reichenstein 2,663.87
17 Ren Lin 2,631.65
18 Tommy Le 2,618.21
19 Georgios Sotiropoulos 2,614.69
20 Cole Ferraro 2,606.61
21 Jason Koon 2,603.10
22 Michael Addamo 2,440.58
23 Daniel Zack 2,376.42
24 Carlos Chang 2,318.73
25 Benny Glaser 2,306.07
26 John Monnette 2,276.64
27 Romain Lewis 2,268.39
28 Pete Chen 2,267.31
29 Yuval Bronshtein 2,158.89
30 Adrian Mateos 2,141.25
31 Jerry Wong 2,068.44
32 Yuri Dzivielevski 2,048.16
33 Ran Ilani 1,990.34
34 Boris Kolev 1,989.78
35 John Racener 1,971.38
36 Roland Israelashvili 1,969.34
37 Anatolii Zyrin 1,957.01
38 Stephen Chidwick 1,954.85
39 Alexandre Reard 1,929.10
40 Mikita Badziakouski 1,917.66
41 Maxx Coleman 1,917.41
42 Jim Collopy 1,910.73
43 Noah Bronstein 1,872.59
44 Brian Yoon 1,820.75
45 Mitchell Halverson 1,812.12
46 Jason Wheeler 1,787.26
47 Robert Cowen 1,786.88
48 Ryan Riess 1,777.73
49 Sejin Park 1,776.20
50 Leonid Yanovski 1,766.80
51 George Wolff 1,744.17
52 Daniel Lazrus 1,721.70
53 Everett Carlton 1,719.64
54 Brad Ruben 1,710.54
55 Chad Himmelspach 1,688.33
56 Brett Apter 1,685.79
57 Raymond Henson 1,682.56
58 Justin Lapka 1,664.83
59 Ori Hasson 1,663.48
60 Michael Noori 1,661.56
61 Mike Matusow 1,655.66
62 Long Ma 1,646.33
63 Bin Weng 1,640.78
64 Tyler Cornell 1,637.44
65 Justin Liberto 1,636.91
66 Leo Margets 1,631.53
67 Dalibor Dula 1,629.20
68 Chance Kornuth 1,615.26
69 Andrew Kelsall 1,603.51
70 Dylan Weisman 1,599.49
71 Ian O'hara 1,594.37
72 Michael Perrone 1,589.14
73 Jesse Yaginuma 1,577.98
74 Brian Hastings 1,572.71
75 Yuliyan Kolev 1,561.52
76 Gabriel Andrade 1,530.94
77 Chad Eveslage 1,529.05
78 Jordan Spurlin 1,510.73
79 Connor Drinan 1,493.22
80 Mark Liedtke 1,486.22
81 Kazuki Ikeuchi 1,485.76
82 Brian Rast 1,481.79
83 Anthony Denove 1,481.75
84 Ran Koller 1,475.42
85 Dejuante Alexander 1,474.26
86 Christian Harder 1,472.01
87 Patrick Eskandar 1,471.90
88 David Moses 1,467.08
89 Kosei Ichinose 1,457.45
90 Pierre Calamusa 1,441.89
91 Ryan Laplante 1,439.57
92 Eli Elezra 1,438.82
93 Yulian Bogdanov 1,433.99
94 John Gorsuch 1,431.13
95 Charbel Kanterjian 1,424.23
96 Qinghai Pan 1,420.49
97 Robert Mizrachi 1,420.38
98 Asi Moshe 1,415.84
99 Daniel Buzgon 1,412.95
100 Karolis Sereika 1,411.27
*Unofficial data - official numbers will be released after series is finished.

NO LIMITS VELO LEADERBOARD

RANK NAME PTS
1 Scott Ball 2,863.11
2 Koray Aldemir 2,670.11
3 Cole Ferraro 2,606.61
4 Jason Koon 2,603.10
5 Ren Lin 2,528.08
6 Ben Yu 2,441.01
7 Michael Addamo 2,440.58
8 Georgios Sotiropoulos 2,415.93
9 Carlos Chang 2,318.73
10 Romain Lewis 2,268.39
11 Pete Chen 2,267.31
12 Adrian Mateos 2,141.25
13 Uri Reichenstein 2,096.05
14 Ran Ilani 1,990.34
15 Boris Kolev 1,989.78
16 Alexandre Reard 1,929.10
17 Mikita Badziakouski 1,917.66
18 Mitchell Halverson 1,812.12
19 Jason Wheeler 1,787.26
20 Sejin Park 1,776.20
21 Daniel Lazrus 1,721.70
22 Chad Himmelspach 1,688.33
23 Brett Apter 1,685.79
24 Justin Lapka 1,664.83
25 Ori Hasson 1,663.48
26 Long Ma 1,646.33
27 Bin Weng 1,640.78
28 Leo Margets 1,631.53
29 Dalibor Dula 1,629.20
30 Joao Vieira 1,602.36
31 Stephen Chidwick 1,570.18
32 Michael Noori 1,563.62
33 Yuliyan Kolev 1,561.52
34 Chance Kornuth 1,554.10
35 Tyler Cornell 1,536.29
36 Jesse Yaginuma 1,488.32
37 Kazuki Ikeuchi 1,485.76
38 Noah Bronstein 1,483.73
39 Anthony Denove 1,481.75
40 Ran Koller 1,475.42
41 Dejuante Alexander 1,474.26
42 Patrick Eskandar 1,471.90
43 David Moses 1,467.08
44 Dylan Linde 1,457.29
45 Pierre Calamusa 1,441.89
46 Yulian Bogdanov 1,433.99
47 Leonid Yanovski 1,431.86
48 John Gorsuch 1,431.13
49 Charbel Kanterjian 1,424.23
50 Asi Moshe 1,415.84
51 Daniel Buzgon 1,412.95
52 Karolis Sereika 1,411.27
53 Mike Azzaro 1,394.37
54 Michael Perrone 1,390.38
55 Benjamin Underwood 1,384.36
56 Ryan Riess 1,378.21
57 Ozgur Secilmis 1,361.09
58 Daniel Negreanu 1,358.97
59 Michael Lech 1,353.30
60 Justin Arnwine 1,351.11
61 Badr Imejjane 1,346.60
62 Brandon Sheils 1,338.50
63 Darren Rabinowitz 1,338.40
64 Bart Lybaert 1,335.79
65 Johan Schumacher 1,331.92
66 Ryan Leng 1,319.04
67 Roland Israelashvili 1,306.65
68 Jeremy Ausmus 1,301.93
69 Edgardo Rosario 1,300.98
70 Gal Yifrach 1,298.38
71 Dan Stavila 1,296.83
72 Chad Norton 1,273.16
73 Anatolii Zyrin 1,264.35
74 Giovani Torre 1,256.11
75 Eelis Parssinen 1,245.69
76 Anton Wigg 1,244.25
77 Tristan Wade 1,244.16
78 Brandon Caputo 1,233.10
79 Ole Schemion 1,223.39
80 Jun Obara 1,216.66
81 James Gilbert 1,212.11
82 Stephen Song 1,209.06
83 Justin Liberto 1,205.79
84 Daniel Sepiol 1,203.67
85 Paulo Joanello 1,196.74
86 Michael Gathy 1,194.74
87 Jerry Wong 1,192.71
88 Brian Rast 1,186.72
89 Jeremy Pekarek 1,186.33
90 Radoslav Stoyanov 1,185.43
91 Diogo Veiga 1,176.51
92 Martin Zamani 1,174.29
93 Arthur Conan 1,161.17
94 Mark Liedtke 1,157.36
95 Jake Schwartz 1,142.77
96 Bradley Jansen 1,140.14
97 Ankush Mandavia 1,138.35
98 Harvey Mathews 1,136.33
99 Daniel Strelitz 1,135.06
100 John Ripnick 1,135.03
*Unofficial data - official numbers will be released after series is finished.

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*For heads-up and shootout events, players eliminated in the same round and earning the same payout will all receive the same points, equal to the average of their places as listed above.

Previous WSOP Player of the Year Winners

Year
Name
Bracelets
Final Tables
Cashes
Earnings
2019
2
6
13
$743,377
2018
2
5
20
$2,534,511
2017
1
4
23
$428,423
2016
2
4
11
$960,424
2015
1
3
8
$1,766,796
2014
3
5
10
$878,993
2013
2
4
10
$2,214,304
2012
2
2
4
$9,755,180
2011
1
4
5
$5,352,970
2010
2
3
6
$1,255,314
2009
3
4
6
$807,521
2008
1
3
5
$1,348,528
2007
2
3
3
$416,829
2006
2
4
4
$1,467,852
2005
1
4
5
$1,006,935
2004
1
5
6
$346,280