GPI Daily News

World Rankings: Mateos chasing history

July 19, 2017 World Poker Rankings

THIS WEEK’S NOTEBOOK ›› A successful summer in Las Vegas sees Adrian Mateos (World #4) reach another career-high ranking; he’s now ...


July 19 2017, by Eric Danis

World Rankings: Petrangelo ahead of Negreanu in history books

July 12, 2017 World Poker Rankings

THIS WEEK’S NOTEBOOK ›› Spending his 20th total week (15th straight) at the top of the GPI World Rankings, Nick Petrangelo ...


July 13 2017, by Eric Danis

World Ranks: Engel eyes World #1

July 5, 2017 World Poker Rankings

THIS WEEK’S NOTEBOOK ›› The grinder of all grinders, Ari Engel (World #3) continues his charge to #1. He becomes the ...


July 07 2017, by Eric Danis

Main Event winner McKeehen moving on up

June 28, 2017 World Poker Rankings

THIS WEEK’S NOTEBOOK ›› Coming off his second bracelet victory, 2015 World Series of Poker Main Event winner Joe McKeehen (World ...


June 28 2017, by Eric Danis

GPI Blog

Introducing The Hendon Mob Video Vault

The Hendon Mob becomes a “One-Stop-Shop” media hub for Poker Live Streams, Player Vlogs, Archived Videos & Live Event Replays! ...


June 09 2017, by Hans Kleinsman

World Rankings: Welcome back, Daniel!

May 31, 2017 World Poker Rankings

THIS WEEK’S NOTEBOOK ›› Recent success on the Las Vegas strip sees former World #1 David Peters (World #2) narrow ...


May 31 2017, by Eric Danis

World Rankings: 2015 WSOP Champ returns to Top 25

May 24, 2017 World Poker Rankings Update

THIS WEEK’S NOTEBOOK ›› A win in the Big Stax 1000 outside Philadelphia sees 2015 WSOP Main Event Champion Joe McKeehen (World #20) ...


May 24 2017, by Eric Danis

World Rankings: Fedor eyeing the top spot once again

May 17, 2017 World Poker Rankings Update

THIS WEEK’S NOTEBOOK ›› Fedor Holz (World #2) returns to #2 in the World for only the second time of his ...


May 17 2017, by Eric Danis

World Rankings: Kitai back in the top level picture

May 10, 2017 World Poker Rankings Update

THIS WEEK’S NOTEBOOK ›› Nick Petrangelo (World #1) beats his personal best consecutive weeks at #1 streak; he’s now been #1 ...


May 11 2017, by Eric Danis

GPI Daily News

May 3, 2017 World Poker Rankings Update

THE HEADLINES ›› Former World #1 Jason Mercier (World #6) is back in the running for world’s best. Mercier currently holds ...


May 03 2017, by Eric Danis

GPI World Rankings: Boeree on the bubble

April 26, 2017 World Poker Rankings Update

THE HEADLINES ›› While Nick Petrangelo (World #1) remains on top, five former #1’s are currently ranked inside the Top 14: ...


April 26 2017, by Eric Danis

GPI World Rankings: Racener on a heater

April 19, 2017 World Poker Rankings Update

THE HEADLINES ›› Make it three weeks in a row at the top for Nick Petrangelo (World #1) who managed to ...


April 19 2017, by Eric Danis

GPI World Rankings: Bonomo once again in the hunt

April 12, 2017 World Poker Rankings Update

THE HEADLINES ›› London Royal Justin Bonomo (World #3) is once again making a push towards the top spot ›› WPT ...


April 12 2017, by Eric Danis

GPI World Rankings: Petrangelo back on top

April 5, 2017 World Poker Rankings Update

THE HEADLINES ›› Nick Petrangelo returns to #1 in the World; he spent 5 weeks at #1 earlier this year ›› Former ...


April 05 2017, by Eric Danis

World Rankings: Bryn on the brink ... once again

March 29, 2017 World Poker Rankings Update

THE HEADLINES ›› David Peters’ 6th straight week at #1 is the longest of this young 2017 season ›› It’s a return ...


March 29 2017, by Eric Danis

World Rankings: A pair of former #1's back in contention

March 22, 2017 World Poker Rankings Update

A pair of former GPI World #1’s, Steve O’Dwyer (World #17) and Anthony Zinno (World #23) re-enter the Top 25 ...


March 22 2017, by Eric Danis

World Rankings: Shooting Star Panzica enters Top 10

March 15, 2017 World Poker Rankings Update

Just like LAPC winner Daniel Strelitz (World #32 CB, +4) last week, it’s another World Poker Tour Main Event winner’s turn to ...


March 16 2017, by Eric Danis

World Rankings: WPT LAPC Champ on the rise

March 8, 2017 World Poker Rankings Update

After moving up over 70 spots on the charts last week, WPT L.A. Poker Classic winner Daniel Strelitz (World #36 ...


March 08 2017, by Eric Danis

GPI World Rankings: Kenney returns to #2

March 1, 2017 World Poker Rankings Update

Bryn Kenney returns his career-best #2 spot in the GPI World Poker Rankings for the first time since May 2016. Kenney ...


March 01 2017, by Eric Danis

GPI Daily News

February 22, 2017 World Poker Rankings Update

David Peters has returned to the top of the GPI World Poker Rankings… GPI WORLD POKER RANKINGS TOP 25 RANK PLAYER ...


February 22 2017, by Eric Danis

GPI World Rankings: 5th straight week at #1 for Petrangelo

February 15, 2017 World Poker Rankings Update

A quiet update sees the Top 12 remain intact as Nick Petrangelo leads the way for a 5th straight week… ...


February 15 2017, by Eric Danis

GPI World Rankings: Bonomo back in contention

February 8, 2017 World Poker Rankings Update

A pair of Top 3 finishes in Aria High Roller series events sees Justin Bonomo re-enter the GPI Top 5 ...


February 08 2017, by Eric Danis

GPI World Rankings: Fedor surging again

February 1, 2017 World Poker Rankings Update

Look out! Former World #1 Fedor Holz is eyeing a return to the pole position… GPI WORLD POKER RANKINGS TOP 25 ...


February 01 2017, by Eric Danis

World Rankings: Salter continues climb towards #1

January 25, 2017 World Poker Rankings Update

Following weeks of turbulence in the standings, it’s a quiet week this week inside the GPI World Poker Rankings… GPI ...


January 25 2017, by Eric Danis

GPI WORLD RANKINGS: Petrangelo's time to shine at #1

January 18, 2017 World Poker Rankings Update

Just one week after David Peters (World #2) replaced Fedor Holz (World #9) atop the World Rankings, it’s now Nick ...


January 18 2017, by Eric Danis

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™

Poker but not poker, but based off of poker. “How can we fit dragons and explosions into poker? We need ...


February 05 2016, by Alexandre Dreyfus

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