GPI Daily News

World Rankings: David Peters is the new king

January 11, 2017 World Poker Rankings Update

After a 30-week reign atop the World Rankings, Fedor Holz has been replaced by 2016 GPI PoY David Peters, who ...


January 12 2017, by Eric Danis

WORLD RANKINGS: Marchese, Schindler, Mateos on the rise

January 4, 2017 World Poker Rankings Update

Marchese, Schindler, Mateos making a push in the standings, each stepping into career-best spots in this week’s GPI World Poker ...


January 04 2017, by Eric Danis

World Rankings: Smith eyes return to the top

December 28, 2016 World Poker Rankings Update

There are just a few days left to the 2016 poker season and with three big events presented at Aria ...


December 29 2016, by Eric Danis

GPI Daily News

December 21, 2016 World Poker Rankings Update

We start this week’s update with a look at the 2016 GPI Player of the Year race as David Peters ...


December 21 2016, by Eric Danis

World Rankings: Bonomo moves to #4

December 14, 2016 World Poker Rankings Update

Justin Bonomo (World #4) and Ankush Mandavia (World #13) both improve on their career-best rankings this week: GPI WORLD POKER ...


December 14 2016, by Eric Danis

GPI Rankings: Hall, Mercier, Elezra hit career highs

December 7, 2016 World Poker Rankings Update

As Fedor Holz (World #1) continues to dominate the GPI World Poker Rankings, Cate Hall (World #89), Natasha Mercier (World ...


December 08 2016, by Eric Danis

GPI Update: Holz sets new record with 22nd straight week at #1

November 16, 2016 World Poker Rankings update

Make it 23 straight weeks at the top of the GPI World Poker Rankings for Fedor Holz, breaking Steve O’Dwyer’s ...


November 16 2016, by Eric Danis

GPI Daily News

November 9, 2016 World Poker Rankings update

With 22 straight weeks at the top, Fedor Holz is one week away from joining Steve O’Dwyer in the history ...


November 16 2016, by Eric Danis

GPI Daily News

November 2, 2016 World Poker Rankings Update

With 21 straight weeks at the top, Fedor Holz is one week away from joining Steve O’Dwyer in the history ...


November 03 2016, by Eric Danis

GPI300: Shorr drops out for the first time

September 21, 2016 World Poker Rankings Update

A little bit of bitter of history this as the great Shannon Shorr (GPI#301, -90) drops out of the Top 300 ...


September 22 2016, by Eric Danis

GPI300: Malka continues run up the rankings

September 14, 2016 World Poker Rankings Update

David Malka (GPI# 157, +23) continues his amazing climb in the rankings, reaching a career-best #157 this week … GPI WORLD ...


September 14 2016, by Eric Danis

GPI300: November Niner Vayo returns to 300

September 7, 2016 World Rankings Update

Big move from November Niner Gordon Vayo (GPI#214, +100) following his win at the River Poker Series in Thackerville, Oklahoma. Vayo ...


September 08 2016, by Eric Danis

GPI300: Drinan returns to Top 10

August 31, 2016 World Rankings Update

A successful trip to Spain sees Connor Drinan return to the Top 10 for the first time while EPT Barcelona ...


August 31 2016, by Eric Danis

GPI300: August 24, 2016 World Rankings Update

August 24, 2016 World Rankings Update

11th straight week at the top of the World Rankings for Fedor Holz, who picked up yet another seven-figure score ...


August 24 2016, by Eric Danis

GPI300: New high for O'Dwyer
Steve O'Dwyer

GPI300: O’Dwyer joins Mercier, Rettenmaier after matching 11-week streak

O’Dwyer hits a new mark as he continues to reign atop the standings … A NEW HIGH FOR O’DWYER Steve O’Dwyer ...


March 23 2016, by Eric Danis

GPI300: O'Dwyer still on top, ElkY in danger
ElkY Bertrand Grospellier

GPI300: O’Dwyer maintains lead, ElkY on the edge

The current World #1 maintains his lead while a former #1 is on the brink of dropping from the GPI300 … ...


March 09 2016, by Eric Danis

GPI300: Colman drops from 300
Erik Seidel

GPI300: Drinan, Seidel, Winter enter Top 10

O’Dwyer starting to settle in at the top while a trio enter the Top 10 – one of which for ...


March 02 2016, by Eric Danis

GPI300: Tony Gregg rises once again

GPI300: No movement at the top; Gregg continues to climb

Things are quiet at the top as our Top 10 remains the same for another week … meanwhile, WSOP and ...


February 11 2016, by Eric Danis

BLOG: Confessions of a draft nut
GPL Draft Day

BLOG: Confessions of a sports draft nut

Originally published by Eric Danis on Facebook I can remember the very first time Global Poker Index CEO Alexandre Dreyfus and ...


February 11 2016, by Eric Danis

BLOG: The making of HoldemX™
The making of HoldemX

BLOG: What’s in a name anyway? The making of HoldemX™

Originally published by Max Rabinovich on Facebook Poker but not poker, but based off of poker. “How can we fit dragons ...


February 05 2016, by Max Rabinovitch

GPI300: Kaverman, Drinan make waves
Byron Kaverman

GPI300: Kaverman moves up, Drinan moves into Top 10

Former World #1 Kaverman moves back into the second spot while Drinan moves into the Top 10 for the first ...


February 04 2016, by Eric Danis

BLOG: Baazov to acquire Amaya

BLOG: Baazov to acquire Amaya – why it’s good for poker

Originally published by Alex Dreyfus on LinkedIn Why delisting Pokerstars is great for poker? Shocking news this morning, on the ...


February 02 2016, by Eric Danis

GPI300: O'Dwyer retains top spot
Steve O'Dwyer

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

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

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
Byron Kaverman

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

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

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

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!
Byron Kaverman

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
Erik Seidel

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
Steve O'Dwyer

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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