GPI Daily News

GPI300: Volpe, Petrangelo making moves
Paul Volpe Landscape

GPI300: Volpe moves up, Petrangelo moves into Top 10

Mercier pads his lead while Volpe and Petrangelo are moving on up … VIEW FROM THE TOP As Jason Mercier (GPI#1, ...


August 26 2015, by Eric Danis

GPI National Rankings Report: Spain
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GPI National Rankings Report: Spain

Season 12 of the European Poker Tour kicked off earlier this week in Barcelona. Spain is the home to several ...


August 20 2015, by Eric Danis

2015 GPI PoY: European Races
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EUROPE: National PoY races heating up in France, Greece, Russia

As the second part of the 2015 poker season starts up, we’re spending the week taking a look at the ...


July 27 2015, by Eric Danis

PR: GPI to power WSOP PoY race
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GPI to power World Series of Poker Player of the Year

PRESS RELEASE (May 14, 2015) Las Vegas – The World Series of Poker (WSOP) announced today an agreement with Global Poker ...


May 14 2015, by Eric Danis

GPI April PoM: Joe Kuether
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Joe Kuether earns GPI Player of the Month nod for April

Congratulations go out to Joe Kuether – Global Poker Index Player of the Month for April 2015… Las Vegas, Florida and Atlantic City ...


May 14 2015, by Eric Danis

GPI300: Former #1's are charging
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GPI300: Schemion, Smith shake things up at the top

A pair of former World #1’s are trying to push their way back to the top… VIEW FROM THE TOP ...


May 13 2015, by Eric Danis

PokerNews GPI Update Podcast #36
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PokerNews GPI Update Podcast | Episode #36

The 36th episode of the PokerNews GPI Update is now available for your listening pleasure! WPT Marketing Manager and PokerNews Producer Rich Ryan joins ...


May 11 2015, by Eric Danis

#1's shining in Monte Carlo
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Current, former World #1’s enjoying their time in Monte Carlo

World #1 Scott Seiver and several other former #1’s are trending in Monte Carlo… SEIVER, SCHEMION GOING DEEP As another ...


May 07 2015, by Eric Danis

GPI300: Kanit enters lead group
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GPI300: Kitai moves back to #2; Kanit makes Top 10 debut

Kitbul returns to a familiar position while a Global Poker Masters Champion hits the Top 10… VIEW FROM THE TOP ...


May 06 2015, by Eric Danis

GPI300: Seiver stops the streak
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Great Scott! Seiver stops the streak, new #1

There is a new #1 in the poker world… VIEW FROM THE TOP Don’t say we didn’t warn you! Ole Schemion (GPI#2, ...


April 29 2015, by Eric Danis

How Schemion beat the streak
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Record Breaker: How Schemion “Beat the Streak”

Taking a closer look at how Ole Schemion made history on Wednesday… BEAT THE STREAK Ole Schemion (GPI#1) became the very first ...


April 23 2015, by Eric Danis

GPI300: One for the record books
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GPI300: Ole Schemion makes history this week

One of the record books for Ole… VIEW FROM THE TOP Ole Schemion (GPI#1, =) has done it! The young German ...


April 22 2015, by Eric Danis

GPI300: Kitai, Kenney move up
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GPI300: Ole matches the record; Kitai, Kenney move up

Schemion matches Mercier and Smith and a pair of star players move up in the Top 10… VIEW FROM THE TOP ...


April 15 2015, by Eric Danis

Urbanovich is best in March
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2015 PoY leader Dzmitry Urbanovich is GPI Player of the Month for March 2015

Congratulations go out to Dzmitry Urbanovich – Global Poker Index Player of the Month for March 2015… What a month for Dzmitry ...


April 09 2015, by Eric Danis

GPI300: Sweet Sixteen!
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GPI300: Schemion’s Sweet 16

Big news for Ole in what is an otherwise slow-moving week at the top… VIEW FROM THE TOP It’s Ole’s ...


April 08 2015, by Eric Danis

Italy wins Global Poker Masters
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Italy defeats Russia 3-0 to win Global Poker Masters World Cup, Team USA third

After over 20 hours of grueling competition, Team Italia shocks the poker world winning the inaugural Global Poker Masters in ...


March 23 2015, by Eric Danis

GPI300: Chidwick, Mizzi, Paur on the rise
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GPI300: Chidwick climbs, Mizzi moves in this week’s Top 10

Top 5 intact but some movement in the bottom half of the Top 10 this week… THIS WEEK’S HIGHLIGHTS Stop ...


March 18 2015, by Eric Danis

GPI300: Kitai, Duhamel, Negreanu all move up
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GPI300: Kitai, Negreanu, Duhamel moving up

A trio of WSOP bracelet winners keep trending inside the Top 10… VIEW FROM THE TOP Make it 11 weeks ...


March 04 2015, by Eric Danis

#AmericanPokerAwards a major success
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Drama, glitz and glamor highlight first edition of GPI #AmericanPokerAwards

PRESS RELEASE (March 1, 2015) Los Angeles, California – Awards season concluded in Los Angeles over the weekend, as it ...


March 01 2015, by Eric Danis

GPI300: Buddiga, Kitai, Negreanu trending
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GPI300: Buddiga, Kitai back up; Kid Poker returns to Top 10

Tons of action at the top of the GPI World Poker Rankings… The latest GPI rankings were released earlier today ...


February 25 2015, by Eric Danis

#GPIAPA: American Awards nominees announced
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Nominees for GPI American Poker Awards revealed

The contenders for the first ever GPI American Poker Awards have been announced. A nomination panel, comprised of close to 60 ...


January 28 2015, by Eric Danis

GPI300: Kenney moves up, three stars move back to Top 10
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GPI300: Bryn Kenney’s push, three stars return to Top 10

Schemion leads, Kenney trails and three stars return to the Top 10… VIEW FROM THE TOP Ole Schemion (GPI#1, =) retains the #1 ...


January 21 2015, by Eric Danis

#GPIAPA: Consider these top tournament performances
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GPI American Awards: Top tournament performances for your consideration

In my latest GPI American Poker Awards post, I take a look at possible candidates for the Tournament Performance of the Year ...


January 19 2015, by Eric Danis

#GPIAPA: Events to consider in the +2K Event of the Year category
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GPI American Awards: So many quality events to consider in +2K category

Things do not get any easier trying to fit only six events in my article looking at possible candidates in ...


January 15 2015, by Eric Danis

GPI300: Buddiga moves to #2
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GPI300: Buddiga, others make good use of PCA performances

Ole Schemion retains the top spot while the rest of the Top 10 moves around a bit… VIEW FROM THE ...


January 14 2015, by Eric Danis

GPIAPA Event of the Year 2K< contenders
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GPI American Awards: Will a monster win the “up to 2K” Event of the Year?

Note: These are not official nominees for the category. Members of the Nomination Panel have until February 1st, 2015 to ...


January 13 2015, by Eric Danis

GPI APA: Breakout Candidates
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GPI American Awards: Wilkerson, Davies amongst breakout candidates

Note: These are not official nominees for the category. Members of the Nomination Panel have until February 1st, 2015 to ...


January 09 2015, by Eric Danis

GPI300: Schemion extends his lead
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GPI300: 2015 begins with Ole’s lead increasing and The Magician disappearing

Schemion continues to roll as he increases his lead atop the GPI World Poker Rankings to kickoff 2015… VIEW FROM ...


January 07 2015, by Eric Danis

Colman, Schemion, Jacobson win PoY titles
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Colman, Schemion, Jacobson highlight GPI PoY winners for 2014

Congratulations go out to Daniel Colman (GPI#5) on winning the 2014 Global Poker Index Player of the Year title. Once ...


January 06 2015, by Eric Danis

Players, countries revealed for Global Poker Masters
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List of initial players, countries qualified for Global Poker Masters 2015 revealed

The inaugural Global Poker Masters, deemed poker’s World Cup, will take place on March 21 and 22 during the EPT ...


January 05 2015, by Eric Danis

GPI300: Colman makes one final push in 2014
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GPI300: Colman makes one last push to end 2014; Cheong returns to Top 10

The biggest newsmaker in 2014 continues to thrive while a familiar face returns to the Top 10 VIEW FROM THE ...


December 31 2014, by Eric Danis

GPI Daily News
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GPI Tournament Report: December 16-22, 2014

All the poker results from the past seven days on the live tournament circuit: EPT PRAGUE FESTIVAL EPT Prague Main Event ...


December 23 2014, by Eric Danis

GPI300: Kitai, Buddiga makes noise in Top 10
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GPI300: Kitai moves to #3 while Buddiga makes Top 10 debut

Kitai and Buddiga highlight this week’s rankings update … GPI300 UPDATE What a week for Triple Crown winner Davidi Kitai (GPI#3 ...


December 17 2014, by Eric Danis

Last call for the GPI PoY race
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The race is on for GPI Player of the Year

The 2014 poker season is coming to a close but there is still a flurry of activity on the live ...


December 12 2014, by Eric Danis

GPI300: Smith stumbles but does not fall
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GPI300: #1 Smith loses points while Negreanu, Barer gain ground

Dan Smith’s lead shrinks atop the GPI World Poker Rankings … VIEW FROM THE TOP Dan Smith (GPI#1, =) has held the ...


December 10 2014, by Eric Danis

Coren Mitchell leaves Stars - Players Speak
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Coren Mitchell leaves PokerStars: Glantz, Lavallee, Reilly speak

Last week, Victoria Coren Mitchell shocked many in the poker world when she announced in her most recent blog that ...


December 01 2014, by Eric Danis

GPI Daily News
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GPI300: All calm ahead of the Schemion storm

The song remains the same this week as our Top 10 remains 100% intact as we await Schemion’s latest score … VIEW ...


November 26 2014, by Eric Danis

Danish pro Jensen best in October
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October 2014 Poker Player of the Month: Frederik Jensen

Congratulations go out to Frederik Jensen – Global Poker Index Player of the Month for October 2014: A strong performance at the EPT ...


November 13 2014, by Eric Danis

GPI300: WSOP Champ Jacobson back in Top 10
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GPI300: Main Event champion Martin Jacobson returns to Top 10

Just hours after winning the Main Event, Martin Jacobson is back in the GPI Top 10 … VIEW FROM THE TOP ...


November 12 2014, by Eric Danis

WSOP November Nine numbers
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GPI Numbers: WSOP November Nine Final Table

The countdown is on – we are just a few hours from the shuffle and deal as this year’s World ...


November 10 2014, by Eric Danis

GPI300: Colman, O'Dwyer trending
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GPI300: Colman takes PoY lead + O’Dwyer’s big return

We have a new leader atop the GPI Player of the Year race … PLAYER OF THE YEAR UPDATE Daniel ...


November 05 2014, by Eric Danis

Smith wins WPTDeepstacks PoY
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Ryan Smith wins WPTDeepstacks Player of the Year title

Congratulations go out to Canadian Ryan Smith (GPI#741), winner of the 2014 WPT Deepstacks Player of the Year, powered by ...


November 05 2014, by Eric Danis

GPI Daily News
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GPI300: After Negreanu, it’s Schemion’s turn to drop, Mercier on the cusp

Ole Schemion takes a step back in this week’s GPI World Poker Rankings … VIEW FROM THE TOP Dan Smith (GPI#1, =) ...


October 29 2014, by Eric Danis

Anatoly Filatov September 2014 PoY
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September 2014 Poker Player of the Month: Anatoly Filatov

Congratulations go out to Anatoly Filatov – Global Poker Index Player of the Month for August 2014: Russian star Anatoly Filatov (GPI#58) conquered Cyprus on ...


October 14 2014, by Eric Danis

GPI300: Welcome back Vanessa Selbst!
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GPI300: The return of Vanessa Selbst to the Top 10

Selbst is back in the Top 10 plus WSOP bracelet winners return to the 300 … VIEW FROM THE TOP Dan Smith (GPI#1, -) ...


October 08 2014, by Eric Danis

GPI Daily News
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August 2014 Player of the Month: Fedor Holz

Congratulations go out to Fedor Holz – Global Poker Index Player of the Month for August 2014: An impressive total of five cashes ...


September 12 2014, by Eric Danis

Stammdogg enters World Top 10
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GPI300: Keven Stammen makes Top 10 debut

Stammen makes the move into the Top 10 … VIEW FROM THE TOP Dan Smith (GPI#1, -) remains #1 on the GPI ...


September 11 2014, by Eric Danis

"King Dan" leads the way!
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GPI300: Dan Smith is the undisputed king!

They don’t call him King Dan for nothing – Dan Smith stands atop the GPI300, GPI PoY leaderboards … VIEW FROM ...


September 03 2014, by Eric Danis

Seiver seizes first in PoY race
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2014 GPI PoY: Scott Seiver takes the lead following Barcelona

A pair of Barcelona scores see Scott Seiver take the PoY lead… SEIVER SEIZES THE LEAD Great Scott! GPI February ...


August 30 2014, by Eric Danis

Dan Smith returns to #1
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GPI300: Smith returns to #1, Kitai makes Top 10 debut

Dan Smith becomes third player ever to crack 4,000-point barrier while Davidi Kitai makes Belgian history … VIEW FROM THE TOP ...


August 27 2014, by Eric Danis