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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

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

GPI300: Negreanu falls, O'Dwyer exits
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GPI300: Kid Poker finally falls + former World #2 O’Dwyer drops from 300

Negreanu falls inside Top 10 while former a Top 10 player drops from the 300 … VIEW FROM THE TOP Make ...


October 22 2014, by Eric Danis

GPI300: Busquet bursts back into Top 10
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GPI300: High Roller win sees Busquet storm back in

Olivier Busquet is back in the Top 10 … VIEW FROM THE TOP Dan Smith (GPI#1, -) continues to stand tall at ...


October 15 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

Super Six still strong
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GPI300: Super Six still strong, WCOOP Champ joins 300

The Super Six remains the same once again plus WCOOP winner Holz breaks 300 barrier … VIEW FROM THE TOP Another ...


October 01 2014, by Eric Danis

ElkY out of Top 100 for first time of his career
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GPI300: Fifth straight week at #1 for Dan Smith, ElkY drops out of Top 100 for first time

Dan Smith continues to roll this week … VIEW FROM THE TOP Dan Smith (GPI#1, -) is spending his fifth straight week at ...


September 24 2014, by Eric Danis

GPI Update
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GPI300: Kitai continues charge, Busquet makes Top 10 debut

Belgium’s best keep on truckin’ while Busquet also hits a career-best … VIEW FROM THE TOP Dan Smith (GPI#1, -) continues to rule ...


September 17 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

GPI Update
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GPI300: All calm at the top as Barcelona begins

Top 8 stays the same as 100th EPT festival kicks off in Barcelona … PAHUJA BACK IN TOP 10 The more ...


August 20 2014, by Eric Danis

GPI Daily News
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July 2014 GPI Player of the Month: Chance Kornuth

Congratulations go out to Chance Kornuth – Global Poker Index Player of the Month for July 2014: Kornuth (GPI#192) earned three cashes ...


August 15 2014, by Eric Danis

Schemion still shines atop GPI World Rankings
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GPI300: Schemion still on top, Negreanu returns to #2

Dan Smith moves back one as Daniel Negreanu returns to #2 in the World Rankings … VIEW FROM THE TOP After ...


August 13 2014, by Eric Danis

GPI to power Season XIII WPT Player of the Year
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World Poker Tour strengthens partnership with Global Poker Index

WPT® to use GPI for Season XIII Player of the Year race Los Angeles, CA (August 7, 2014) — World ...


August 08 2014, by Eric Danis

News
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Global Poker Index partners with Aria to bring players the best poker room leaderboard in Las Vegas

Global Poker Index partners with Aria to bring players the best poker room leaderboard in Las Vegas. August 6, 2014 – ...


August 06 2014, by Alexandre Dreyfus