GPI Daily News

GPI300: O'Dwyer retains top spot
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GPI300: No movement at the top, O’Dwyer still #1

Steve O’Dwyer retains the top spot on the GPI World Poker Rankings as the Top 10 remains the same this ...


January 28 2016, by Eric Danis

GPI300: Chidwick back into Top 10
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GPI300: Stephen Chidwick returns to the Top 10

O’Dwyer still leads, Mercier lurking and a Brit returns to the Top 10 … Make it two weeks in a row ...


January 20 2016, by Eric Danis

GPI300: The O'Dwyer era begins
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GPI300: The Steve O’Dwyer era begins

Poker has a new king as Steve O’Dwyer becomes the 12th player to ever sit atop the GPI World Poker ...


January 13 2016, by Eric Danis

GPI300: New streak begins for Kaverman
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GPI300: Another streak begins for Byron Kaverman

While he remains #1 on the GPI300, American star Byron Kaverman begins a new streak, ranked at the top of ...


January 06 2016, by Eric Danis

GPI300: Enter Fedor Holz
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GPI300: Welcome to the Fedor Holz show

The latest German poker star has entered the GPI World Top 10 … VIEW FROM THE TOP Byron Kaverman (GPI#1, =) is ...


December 23 2015, by Eric Danis

GPI300: Chidwick, Duhamel welcomed back into Top 10
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GPI300: Chidwick, Duhamel re-enter Top 10

We’re a little over a week away from the end of the end of the 2015 poker season and a ...


December 16 2015, by Eric Danis

GPI300: Seidel returns, LAPT Champ debuts
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GPI300: Seidel returns as Prague/Vegas festivities begin

Major tournaments in Prague and in Las Vegas are underway as the end to the 2015 season is near … ...


December 09 2015, by Eric Danis

GPI300: USA! USA! USA!
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GPI300: USA dominating top of World Poker Rankings

Nine of the Top 10 spots in the GPI300 are held by members of Team USA … poor Martin Finger left ...


December 02 2015, by Eric Danis

GPI300: Kitai, Seidel are back in the Top 10
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GPI300: Kitai, Seidel back in Top 10; Antonio, Cody drop out of 300

Eight wasn’t enough for Kaverman … meanwhile, a pair of Top 10 fixtures are back up and the Magician is one ...


November 26 2015, by Eric Danis

GPI300: O'Dwyer back in the Top 10
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GPI300: Eight weeks on top for Kaverman, O’Dwyer returns to Top 10

Eight weeks in a row for Kaverman while O’Dwyer enters Top 10 for third time this season … VIEW FROM THE ...


November 18 2015, by Eric Danis

GPI300: MacPhee makes Top 10 debut
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GPI300: Smith, MacPhee, Finger move into Top 10

A former World #1 is back in the Top 10 – joined by a returning member and a two-time bracelet ...


November 12 2015, by Eric Danis

GPI300: Kenney, Nitsche back in Top 10
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GPI300: Kenney, Nitsche return to Top 10; MacPhee one step closer

EPT Malta results shake-up the rankings while the reigning WSOPE Main Event Champ is on the bubble … VIEW FROM THE TOP ...


November 04 2015, by Eric Danis

GPI Daily News
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GPI300: Kitai, McDonald, O’Dwyer storm back into Top 10

A trio of former Top 10s are back in while the race at the top gets tighter … RANK PLAYER NATION ...


October 28 2015, by Eric Danis

GPI Daily News
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GPI300: Volpe, Chidwick switch spots; Rast enters Top 10

Paul Volpe and Stephen Chidwick are trading places in this week’s rankings … VIEW FROM THE TOP Make it four weeks ...


October 21 2015, by Eric Danis

GPI300: German duo make their way in
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GPI300: German focus as Nitsche, Finger enter World Top 10

Are we looking at another German-domination in the World Rankings? … VIEW FROM THE TOP Jason Mercier (GPI#1, =) sits atop the ...


September 23 2015, by Eric Danis

GPI August PoM: Martin Finger
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Finger is GPI Player of the Month, Timex second

A good run in Barcelona sees a German star scoop up Player of the Month honors … Four results from the ...


September 11 2015, by Eric Danis

GPI300: Kitai makes another push
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GPI300: Kaverman, Kitai on the rise

Mercier holds on while Kaverman, Kitai are making another push … VIEW FROM THE TOP Thumbs up to Jason Mercier (GPI#1, =) who ...


September 09 2015, by Eric Danis

GPI300: Petrangelo, Kanit, Kitai move up
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GPI300: Petrangelo, Kanit making moves

Petrangelo keeps on pushing while Kanit, Kitai are back in the Top 10 … VIEW FROM THE TOP Jason Mercier (GPI#1, ...


September 03 2015, by Eric Danis

PokerNews GPI Update: Episode #37
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PokerNews GPI Update Podcast | Episode #37

The 37th episode of the PokerNews GPI Update is now available for your listening pleasure! WPT Marketing Manager and PokerNews Producer Rich Ryan joins ...


August 28 2015, by Eric Danis

GPI300: Volpe, Petrangelo making moves
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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