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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
Paul Volpe Landscape

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

GPI Update
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GPI300: Mercier maintains top spot; more points to come?

Jason Mercier continues his reign at the top – and more points could be on the way … VIEW FROM ...


August 19 2015, by Eric Danis

GPI300: Dominik IN, Davidi OUT of Top 10
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GPI300: Nitsche enters World Top 10; Kitai exits

A German star finally breaks through while a Belgian legend drops for the first time in a long, long time … ...


August 12 2015, by Eric Danis

GPI300: More Mercier, Kaverman to #2
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GPI300: More from Mercier; Kaverman pushing once again

Mercier still on top while Kaverman pushes … VIEW FROM THE TOP Make it three weeks in a row at the ...


August 05 2015, by Eric Danis

GPI300: Schemion and Selbst fall down
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GPI300: Schemion’s and Selbst’s great fall

Mercier still on top while a pair of former World #1’s continue to fall … VIEW FROM THE TOP Jason Mercier ...


July 29 2015, by Eric Danis

Exciting races in Brazil, Canada, USA
Jonathan Duhamel

AMERICAS: Exciting races shaping up in Brazil, Canada, USA

As the second part of the 2015 poker season starts up, we’re spending the week taking a look at the ...


July 28 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

GPI300: A return to #1 for Mercier
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GPI300: Mercier works his magic, returns to #1

It’s a return to #1 for the GPI’s most acclaimed player … VIEW FROM THE TOP It’s a return to the ...


July 22 2015, by Eric Danis

GPI300: Another week for Zinno
EPT 4 San Remo

GPI300: Two in a row for Zinno; Mercier, Seiver surging

Zinno remains on top while a pair of former #1’s are trending … VIEW FROM THE TOP Anthony Zinno (GPI#1, =) ...


July 15 2015, by Eric Danis

GPI300: Zinno moves to #1
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GPI300: Anthony Zinno, new World #1

“The Year of the Zinno” continues as the WPT Player of the Year grabs the headlines once again … VIEW FROM ...


July 08 2015, by Eric Danis

GPI300: Watch out for Zinno
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GPI300: Smith holds on; Kitai, Zinno coming on strong

Quieter times at the top of the GPI300 this week as Dan Smith holds on to the #1 rank … VIEW ...


July 01 2015, by Eric Danis

GPI300: Shakeup at the top
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GPI300: Big moves inside the Top 10

Dan Smith survives a tumultuous week inside the Top 10 … VIEW FROM THE TOP One week after reaching at #1 ...


June 24 2015, by Eric Danis

The King reclaims his throne
Dan Smith

GPI300: King Dan reclaims his thrown

It’s a return to #1 for King Dan + the WPT Player of the Year makes his way into the ...


June 18 2015, by Eric Danis

GPI300: Smith, Kenney on the move
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GPI300: Smith seeks a return to #1

A former World #1 is back in the 4,000-point club … VIEW FROM THE TOP It’s the start of yet another ...


June 03 2015, by Eric Danis

GPI300: Schemion and Seiver swap
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GPI300: Schemion and Seiver switch spots as the WSOP kicks off

It’s that time of year again … the World Series of Poker is underway in Las Vegas … VIEW FROM THE ...


May 28 2015, by Eric Danis

GPI300: Quiet week as WSOP looms
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GPI300: Seiver still leads as the WSOP looms

Very quiet week inside the GPI300 this week… VIEW FROM THE TOP Scott Seiver (GPI#1, =) is spending week #4 at ...


May 21 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
GPMActionDSmith

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
Scott Seiver

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
Bryn Kenney

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
Mustapha_Kanit_GPM

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!
Ole Schemion 2

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
Duncan McLellan - UKIPT Nottingham Main Event Winner 2014

#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