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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

GPM draw unveiled
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GPM draw party sees the world’s best gather in Malta

36 of the 40 players entered in this weekend’s Global Poker Masters – including a fashionable late Ole Schemion – ...


March 21 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: Another personal best for Ole
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GPI300: 12 in a row for Ole, Zinno and Leah trending

A new personal best for Schemion while a back-to-back WPT Champion pushes his way into Top 10 contention… THIS WEEK’S HIGHLIGHTS ...


March 11 2015, by Eric Danis

#EuropeanPokerAwards - The Nominees are...
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GPI reveals #EuropeanPokerAwards nominees

On the heels of the massive success of the inaugural American Poker Awards, the Global Poker Index has released the ...


March 05 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

GPI300: Schemion goes streaking!
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GPI300: Schemion streaking; pair of former #1s on Top 10 bubble

Schemion’s career best plus a pair of former #1 beasts sit on the side… VIEW FROM THE TOP Ole Schemion (GPI#1, ...


February 18 2015, by Eric Danis

#GPIEPA: Possible nominees for Euro Tourney Performance
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#GPIEPA: Fight to the finish for top European Tournament Performance

If you have read my articles previewing the nominees for the American and European Poker Awards, you may be getting ...


February 17 2015, by Eric Danis

GPIEPA: Possible candidates for the +2K event category
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#GPIEPA: Looking at events that could make the finals in the +2K Best Event category

Time to put the spotlight on the Event of the Year (Category: Buy-In Over 2K) Award. Naturally, the category includes ...


February 13 2015, by Eric Danis

GPI300: Schemion matches personal best
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GPI300: Schemion matches personal best; Kaverman surging

Ole still trending while Byron is on the cups of a return to the Top 10… VIEW FROM THE TOP ...


February 11 2015, by Eric Danis

#GPIEPA: Possible picks for Euro events under 2K
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#GPIEPA: List of possible best events in the 2K< category could include…

Plenty of events deserve consideration for the GPI Event of the Year (Category: Buy-in up to $2,000) Award. In fact, ...


February 10 2015, by Eric Danis

GPI to settle BSOP's top player
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GPI sets foot in Brazil; to determine the BSOP’s best

The Brazilian Series of Poker (BSOP), sponsored by PokerStars.net, announced earlier today that the Global Poker Index (GPI) exclusive points ...


February 06 2015, by Eric Danis

#GPIEPA: Who could be candidates for Breakout Player in Europe?
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#GPIEPA: Who could become finalists in the Breakout Player category

Note: These are not official nominees for the category. Members of the Nomination Panel are currently casting their votes for ...


February 06 2015, by Eric Danis

GPI300: Schemion scores again, Hello Mr. Ivey
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GPI300: Schemion extends lead; Ivey returns to 300

The German sensation adds to his points total after successful trip to Austrlia… VIEW FROM THE TOP For the second ...


February 04 2015, by Eric Danis

2015 PoY: Muehloecker on top
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2015 GPI PoY: Muehloecker, Kavrakov to the top

An Austria star takes the lead while a WPT National winner sits second… MUEHLOECKER MOVES IN A good start to the 2015 ...


January 29 2015, by Eric Danis

GPI300: Buddiga, O'Dwyer off to good starts
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GPI300: Buddiga continues strong start to 2015, O’Dwyer trending

Buddiga and O’Dwyer start off strong, which shows in this week’s update… VIEW FROM THE TOP For a sixth straight ...


January 28 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

2015 PoY: Hajiyev starts on top
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2015 GPI PoY: Ramin Hajiyev starts season on top of PoY race

A man from Azerbaijan takes the lead as the GPI releases the first PoY rankings of 2015… HAJIYEV STARTS SEASON STRONG ...


January 22 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: Fans to decide Poker's Best Ambassador
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GPI American Awards: Time to make your vote count!

Who do you think is the game’s best ambassador? Well, that’s for you to decide! The 2014 GPI American Poker ...


January 20 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

GPI300: Smith's streak stopped by Schemion
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GPI300: Schemion stops Smith’s streak; Colman debuts in Top 10

Ole Schemion takes over the top spot in the GPI World Poker Rankings once again… VIEW FROM THE TOP After 17 ...


December 24 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

Down to the wire in various GPI PoY races
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Schemion v Kitai, Cohen v Selbst + other PoY races going down to the wire

Just a few days ago we went through every possible scenario in the GPI Player of the Year race, currently ...


December 15 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

GPI Tournament Report
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GPI Tournament Report: December 2-8, 2014

All the poker results from the past seven days on the live tournament circuit: WPT ALPHA8 ST. KITTS WPT Alpha8 St. ...


December 09 2014, by Eric Danis

GPI300: Schemion shines again
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GPI300: Another late-season surge for Schemion

Although the names stay the same, there is plenty of movement inside the Top 10 this week … PLAYER OF THE ...


December 03 2014, by Eric Danis

Tournament Report: Nov 25-Dec 1, 2014
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GPI Tournament Report: Nov 25-Dec 1, 2014

All the poker results from the past seven days on the live tournament circuit: WPT MONTREAL partypoker World Poker Tour (WPT) Montreal ...


December 02 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

GPI300: Seiver, Mercier switch spots
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GPI300: Seiver, Mercier switch spots near the top, Schemion slips to #9

A pair of American superstars swap places near the top while the members of the Top 10 remain the same ...


November 19 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