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AgeJul 10, 1987 (27 years old)
HometownMenlo Park, CA, United States
ResidenceChicago, IL, United States

GPI Ranking of Isaac Baron

GPI rankNational rankTotal scoreHighestweeks at #1
#72for 2 weeks #37 2,515.98 pts#57 
PoY 2014 rankNational rankTotal scoreHighestweeks at #1
#19 #12 774.03 pts#9 

PocketFives

Online rankingOnline total earningsUsername
 mr. menlo

Live Best Cash

$1,207,599

All Time Money

$4,210,700

Tournament Results of Isaac Baron

Legend : waiting for GPI update current excluded old

CircuitPeriodBuy-InEarnings

Date & EventBuy InRankEntriesEarningsGPIPoY 2014

45th World Series of Poker (WSOP) 2014

Las Vegas, NV, United States

World Championship - No Limit Hold'em (Event #65)
Jul 5 - 15, 2014 Rio Hotel and Casino
$10,00052nd6683$152,025 391.33 pts 130.44 pts
Pot Limit Omaha (Event #64)
Jul 3 - 5, 2014 Rio Hotel and Casino
$10,0004th418$301,369 460.63 pts 153.54 pts
No Limit Hold'em (Event #29)
Jun 13 - 15, 2014 Rio Hotel and Casino
$2,50021st1165$16,220 230.87 pts 76.96 pts
No Limit Hold'em - Shootout (Event #6)
May 30 - Jun 1, 2014 Rio Hotel and Casino
$1,50085th948$4,411 101.69 pts 33.90 pts

WPT Bay 101 Shooting Stars

San Jose, CA, United States

No Limit Hold'em Main Event
Mar 10 - 14, 2014 Bay 101
$7,150 + $45017th718$33,820 340.05 pts 113.35 pts

WPT Borgata Winter Poker Open

Atlantic City, NJ, United States

WPT Borgata Winter Poker Open Championship
Jan 26 - 31, 2014 Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa
$3,300 + $20052nd1229$11,323 160.31 pts 71.25 pts

PokerStars Caribbean Adventure

Paradise Island, Bahamas

No Limit Hold'em - Main Event
Jan 7, 2014 Atlantis Resort & Casino
$10,000 + $3003rd1031$1,207,599 437.82 pts 194.59 pts

WSOP Circuit - Hammond

Hammond, IN, United States

No Limit Hold'em - Event #1
Oct 17 - 19, 2013 Harrahs Horseshoe Casino Hammond
$365113th2496$1,033 5.83 pts

Bay 101 Shooting Stars

San Jose, CA, United States

No Limit Hold'em - Main Event
Mar 4, 2013 Bay 101
$7,150 + $35021st643$26,670 123.79 pts

WSOP Circuit - River Rock

Richmond, BC, Canada

No Limit Hold'em - Main Event
Nov 2, 2012 River Rock Casino
C$1,65037th1032C$5,341 30.04 pts

2012 Legends of Poker

Los Angeles, CA, United States

No Limit Hold'em - Main Event
Aug 24 - 28, 2012 Bicycle Casino
$3,500 + $20034th622$11,100 40.26 pts

2012 Wynn Classic

Las Vegas, NV, United States

No Limit Hold'em - Championship Event
Mar 12 - 15, 2012 Wynn Las Vegas
$5,000 + $1701st190$240,512 34.67 pts

2011 Doyle Brunson Five Diamond World Poker Classic

Las Vegas, NV, United States

No Limit Hold'em - Championship Event
Dec 6 - 10, 2011 Bellagio
$10,000 + $30074th413$11,942 14.32 pts

2011-12 Epic Poker League - Event 2

Las Vegas, NV, United States

No Limit Hold'em 8 Handed - League Main Event
Sep 6 - 9, 2011 Palms
$20,0006th97$92,050 27.80 pts

2011-12 Epic Poker League - Event 1

Las Vegas, NV, United States

No Limit Hold'em Six Handed - League Main Event
Aug 9 - 12, 2011 Palms
$20,00010th137$49,360 26.15 pts

2010 Doyle Brunson Five Diamond World Poker Classic

Las Vegas, NV, United States

No Limit Hold'em - Championship Event
Dec 3 - 8, 2010 Bellagio
$10,000 + $3058th438$13,725 14.66 pts

41st World Series of Poker (WSOP) 2010

Las Vegas, NV, United States

World Championship - No Limit Hold'em
Jul 5, 2010 Rio Hotel and Casino
$10,000418th7319$31,647
No Limit Hold'em
Jul 2 - 4, 2010 Rio Hotel and Casino
$2,50031st1942$19,732
No Limit Hold'em
Jun 8 - 10, 2010 Rio Hotel and Casino
$5,00031st792$20,845

EPT Grand Final

Monte Carlo, Monaco

No Limit Hold'em
Apr 27 - 28, 2010 Monte Carlo Bay Hotel & Resort
5,000 + 2501st202306,500

PokerStars Caribbean Adventure

Paradise Island, Bahamas

No Limit Hold'em - High Roller
Jan 11 - 14, 2010 Atlantis Resort & Casino
$25,000 + $50014th359$46,304

2009 Caesars Palace Classic

Las Vegas, NV, United States

No Limit Hold'em - Championship Event
Oct 27, 2009 Caesars Palace
$4,850 + $1501st162$246,928

40th World Series of Poker (WSOP) 2009

Las Vegas, NV, United States

No Limit Hold'em - Triple Chance
Jun 28, 2009 Rio Hotel and Casino
$3,00030th854$12,374
Pot Limit Omaha
Jun 17, 2009 Rio Hotel and Casino
$5,00010th363$32,330
Pot Limit Omaha
Jun 14, 2009 Rio Hotel and Casino
$2,50021st436$7,621
No Limit Hold'em
Jun 6, 2009 Rio Hotel and Casino
$5,0007th655$88,783

Bay 101 Shooting Stars

San Jose, CA, United States

No Limit Hold'em
Mar 15 - 16, 2009 Bay 101
$1,900 + $10015th287$6,800

6th Annual Festa Al Lago Classic

Las Vegas, NV, United States

WPT Championship
Oct 20 - 25, 2008 Bellagio
$15,000 + $40020th368$37,300

EPT Grand Final

Monte Carlo, Monaco

No Limit Hold'em - Main Event
Apr 12 - 17, 2008 Monte Carlo Bay Hotel & Resort
10,000 + 6004th842589,000

EPT Sanremo

Sanremo, Italy

EPT Sanremo - No Limit Hold'em
Apr 1 - 5, 2008 Casino Sanremo
4,700 + 30011th70128,750

Turks and Caicos Poker Classic

Turks and Caicos Island, Turks and Caicos Islands

No Limit Hold'em - Championship Event
Sep 25 - 30, 2007 Players Club
$7,500 + $2009th137$15,000

PokerStars Caribbean Poker Adventure

Paradise Island, Bahamas

WPT Championship Event - No Limit Hold'em
Jan 6 - 13, 2007 Atlantis Resort & Casino
$7,800 + $200101st937$11,797

North American Poker Championships

Ontario, Canada

WPT North American Poker Championships
Oct 25 - 29, 2006 Niagara Fallsview Casino Resort
C$10,000 + C$30018th497C$62,781

2006 Pokerstars Caribbean Adventure

Paradise Island, Bahamas

WPT - Main Event - No Limit Hold'em
Jan 4 - 10, 2006 Atlantis Resort & Casino
$7,80035th724$13,500

Ranking history

GPI

PoY 2013

PoY 2014

DateGPI rankScore
Jul 23, 2014#722515.98
Jul 16, 2014#722515.98
Jul 12, 2014#962226.34
Jul 9, 2014#872279.08
Jul 5, 2014#1641960.11
Jul 2, 2014#1631960.11
Jun 28, 2014#1492019.59
Jun 25, 2014#1402044.19
Jun 21, 2014#1392076.91
Jun 18, 2014#1402076.91
Jun 14, 2014#1891846.04
Jun 11, 2014#1941846.04
Jun 7, 2014#1911846.04
Jun 4, 2014#1831848.59
May 28, 2014#2251746.90
May 21, 2014#2231746.90
May 14, 2014#2271746.90
May 7, 2014#2261746.90
Apr 30, 2014#1961805.21
Apr 23, 2014#1871805.21
Apr 16, 2014#1801807.15
Apr 9, 2014#1841807.15
Apr 2, 2014#1921807.15
Mar 26, 2014#1801807.15
Mar 19, 2014#1751807.15
Mar 12, 2014#3021487.37
Mar 5, 2014#2891504.45
Feb 26, 2014#2511612.76
Feb 19, 2014#2291681.28
Feb 12, 2014#2281681.28
Feb 5, 2014#2211689.77
Jan 29, 2014#2961476.02
Jan 23, 2014#2951476.02
Jan 15, 2014#2941476.02
Jan 8, 2014#731714.38
Jan 3, 2014#679775.13
Dec 26, 2013#701778.88
Dec 19, 2013#689803.08
Dec 11, 2013#672803.08
Dec 4, 2013#694813.17
Nov 27, 2013#680827.83
Nov 20, 2013#672827.83
Nov 13, 2013#672827.83
Nov 6, 2013#679827.83
Oct 30, 2013#578906.44
Oct 23, 2013#576906.44
Oct 16, 2013#577906.44
Oct 9, 2013#568906.44
Oct 2, 2013#576906.44
Sep 25, 2013#575906.44
Sep 20, 2013#581906.44
Sep 11, 2013#549936.67
Sep 4, 2013#485986.06
Aug 28, 2013#4061053.03
Aug 21, 2013#3351151.31
Aug 14, 2013#3391151.31
Aug 8, 2013#3121189.44
Jul 31, 2013#3131189.44
Jul 25, 2013#3161189.44
Jul 18, 2013#3101189.44
Jul 13, 2013#2921189.44
Jul 12, 2013#2931189.44
Jul 11, 2013#2921196.77
Jul 10, 2013#2911196.77
Jul 9, 2013#2941196.77
Jul 8, 2013#2931196.77
Jul 7, 2013#2391303.08
Jul 6, 2013#2391303.08
Jul 5, 2013#2311316.86
Jul 4, 2013#2291316.86
Jul 3, 2013#2291316.86
Jul 2, 2013#2711246.24
Jul 1, 2013#2711246.24
Jun 30, 2013#2691246.24
Jun 29, 2013#2551264.51
Jun 27, 2013#2581259.64
Jun 26, 2013#2561259.64
Jun 25, 2013#2611247.32
Jun 24, 2013#2581247.32
Jun 23, 2013#2581247.32
Jun 22, 2013#2621247.32
Jun 21, 2013#2631247.32
Jun 20, 2013#2621232.90
Jun 19, 2013#2621232.90
Jun 18, 2013#2621232.90
Jun 17, 2013#2551232.90
Jun 16, 2013#2551232.90
Jun 14, 2013#2481232.90
Jun 12, 2013#2521232.90
Jun 9, 2013#2491232.90
Jun 8, 2013#2441250.76
Jun 7, 2013#2401250.76
Jun 6, 2013#2151311.14
Jun 5, 2013#2131311.14
Jun 4, 2013#2011346.33
Jun 3, 2013#2011346.33
Jun 2, 2013#1971346.33
May 30, 2013#1961346.33
May 20, 2013#1951346.33
May 13, 2013#1991346.33
May 6, 2013#1861346.33
Apr 29, 2013#1751373.76
Apr 22, 2013#1621407.45
Apr 15, 2013#1601407.45
Apr 8, 2013#1591407.45
Apr 1, 2013#1651407.45
Mar 25, 2013#1761407.45
Mar 18, 2013#1791407.45
Mar 11, 2013#2141262.86
Mar 4, 2013#1901357.43
Feb 25, 2013#1861357.43
Feb 18, 2013#1701398.91
Feb 11, 2013#1711398.91
Feb 4, 2013#1521467.86
Jan 28, 2013#1451467.86
Jan 21, 2013#1481467.86
Jan 14, 2013#1501467.86
Jan 7, 2013#1311497.59
Dec 31, 2012#1191587.30
Dec 24, 2012#851618.29
Dec 17, 2012#1031583.68
Dec 10, 2012#911583.68
Dec 3, 2012#941608.55
Nov 26, 2012#811642.02
Nov 19, 2012#801642.02
Nov 12, 2012#841642.02
Nov 5, 2012#851632.82
Oct 29, 2012#851632.82
Oct 22, 2012#871647.90
Oct 15, 2012#901647.90
Oct 8, 2012#921647.90
Oct 1, 2012#911647.90
Sep 24, 2012#901647.90
Sep 17, 2012#921647.90
Sep 10, 2012#941635.42
Sep 3, 2012#691809.56
Aug 27, 2012#751744.17
Aug 20, 2012#761744.17
Aug 13, 2012#761744.17
Aug 6, 2012#601842.84
Jul 30, 2012#601842.84
Jul 23, 2012#591842.84
Jul 16, 2012#571842.84
Jul 9, 2012#1181533.32
Jul 2, 2012#1141564.41
Jun 25, 2012#1201547.70
Jun 18, 2012#1311478.47
Jun 11, 2012#1181498.26
Jun 4, 2012#1021553.44
May 28, 2012#811619.71
May 21, 2012#801619.71
May 14, 2012#781619.71
May 7, 2012#801619.71
Apr 30, 2012#721619.71
Apr 23, 2012#631649.96
Apr 16, 2012#621649.96
Apr 9, 2012#641649.96
Apr 2, 2012#691649.96
Mar 26, 2012#701649.96
Mar 19, 2012#691649.96
Mar 12, 2012#1771297.77
Mar 5, 2012#1051502.51
Feb 27, 2012#1051502.51
Feb 20, 2012#1051502.51
Feb 13, 2012#1041502.51
Feb 6, 2012#911572.99
Jan 30, 2012#901572.99
Jan 23, 2012#861572.99
Jan 16, 2012#871572.99
Jan 9, 2012#821578.79
Jan 2, 2012#831640.97
Dec 26, 2011#721696.82
Dec 19, 2011#1321349.94
Dec 12, 2011#1291347.98
Dec 5, 2011#1341314.48
Nov 28, 2011#1001438.23
Nov 21, 2011#1011438.23
Nov 14, 2011#1011438.23
Nov 7, 2011#991438.23
Oct 31, 2011#1001438.23
Oct 24, 2011#861510.33
Oct 17, 2011#721534.57
Oct 10, 2011#771534.57
Oct 3, 2011#771534.57
Sep 26, 2011#791534.57
Sep 19, 2011#781534.57
Sep 12, 2011#801525.06
Sep 5, 2011#981442.40
Aug 29, 2011#981442.40
Aug 22, 2011#961442.40
Aug 15, 2011#981442.40
Aug 1, 2011#1301333.56
Jul 25, 2011#1291333.56
Jul 18, 2011#1241333.56
Jul 11, 2011#1241332.77
Jul 4, 2011#841449.36
Jun 27, 2011#1241356.99
DatePoY 2013 rankScore
Jan 8, 2014#1644136.56
Dec 26, 2013#1641136.56
Dec 19, 2013#1630136.56
Dec 11, 2013#1549136.56
Dec 4, 2013#1526136.56
Nov 27, 2013#1504136.56
Nov 20, 2013#1466136.56
Nov 13, 2013#1453136.56
Nov 6, 2013#1440136.56
Oct 30, 2013#1397136.56
Oct 23, 2013#1364136.56
Oct 16, 2013#1349136.56
Oct 9, 2013#1309136.56
Oct 2, 2013#1289136.56
Sep 25, 2013#1278136.56
Sep 11, 2013#1248136.56
Sep 4, 2013#1178136.56
Aug 28, 2013#1126136.56
Aug 8, 2013#1104136.56
Jul 31, 2013#1093136.56
Jul 25, 2013#1088136.56
Jul 18, 2013#1082136.56
Jul 13, 2013#954136.56
Jul 12, 2013#948136.56
Jul 11, 2013#948136.56
Jul 10, 2013#948136.56
Jul 9, 2013#948136.56
Jul 8, 2013#933136.56
Jul 7, 2013#912136.56
Jul 6, 2013#912136.56
Jul 5, 2013#887136.56
Jul 4, 2013#855136.56
Jul 3, 2013#855136.56
Jul 2, 2013#1170107.82
Jul 1, 2013#1168107.82
Jun 30, 2013#1165107.82
Jun 29, 2013#1140107.82
Jun 27, 2013#1119107.82
Jun 26, 2013#1093107.82
Jun 25, 2013#142989.29
Jun 24, 2013#140789.29
Jun 23, 2013#138589.29
Jun 22, 2013#137189.29
Jun 21, 2013#135189.29
Jun 20, 2013#132089.29
Jun 18, 2013#127189.29
Jun 17, 2013#123389.29
Jun 16, 2013#120789.29
Jun 14, 2013#116189.29
Jun 11, 2013#114189.29
Jun 10, 2013#108289.29
Jun 9, 2013#108289.29
Jun 8, 2013#108289.29
Jun 7, 2013#104189.29
Jun 6, 2013#101089.29
Jun 5, 2013#99089.29
Jun 4, 2013#95389.29
Jun 3, 2013#95189.29
Jun 2, 2013#92389.29
May 31, 2013#90589.29
May 20, 2013#88889.29
May 13, 2013#87789.29
May 6, 2013#75389.29
Apr 29, 2013#74089.29
Apr 22, 2013#63389.29
Apr 15, 2013#59389.29
Apr 8, 2013#52489.29
Apr 1, 2013#50589.29
Mar 25, 2013#50089.29
Mar 18, 2013#47889.29
DatePoY 2014 rankScore
Jul 23, 2014#19774.03
Jul 16, 2014#16774.03
Jul 12, 2014#38643.58
Jul 9, 2014#38643.58
Jul 5, 2014#113490.04
Jul 2, 2014#95490.04
Jun 25, 2014#76490.04
Jun 18, 2014#64490.04
Jun 14, 2014#84413.08
Jun 11, 2014#74413.08
Jun 7, 2014#65413.08
Jun 4, 2014#58413.08
May 28, 2014#66379.19
May 21, 2014#62379.19
May 14, 2014#61379.19
May 7, 2014#59379.19
Apr 30, 2014#41379.19
Apr 23, 2014#30379.19
Apr 16, 2014#16379.19
Apr 9, 2014#16379.19
Apr 2, 2014#16379.19
Mar 27, 2014#12379.19
Mar 19, 2014#9379.19
Mar 12, 2014#29265.83
Mar 5, 2014#24265.83
Feb 26, 2014#21265.83
Feb 19, 2014#17265.83
Feb 12, 2014#16265.83
Feb 5, 2014#10265.83
Jan 29, 2014#17194.59
Jan 23, 2014#16194.59
Jan 15, 2014#15194.59

Yearly summary

YearEarningsWinsTop 10
2014$1,726,76702
2013$27,70300
2012$256,97311
2011$153,35201
2010$540,28911
2009$394,83612
2008$1,014,72701
2007$26,79701
2006$69,25600
Total$4,210,70039

Bio of Isaac Baron

Isaac Baron is a professional poker player who made his first live-event cash in 2006. In the first 5 years, he cashed in 25 events, made 6 final tables, won 2 events, cashed 10 times at the WSOP, and earned over $2.2 million. During that time he also earned millions as a legendarily successful online tournament player.

Born on July 10, 1987, Isaac was raised in Menlo Park, California. He was introduced to poker in 2003 when he and his friends watched the 2003 WSOP. After watching the WSOP on television, 16-year-old Isaac and his friends started playing home games. A short time later, being too young to open his own online poker account, Isaac arranged for a friend to transfer him some funds online. When he won his first online tournament for $4,000, Isaac’s online poker career was born.

In 2006, Isaac started earning serious cash online. He abandoned his college aspirations to study journalism when he realized he could make more money from poker than he could make from a writing career. Using the screen names “westmenloAA,” “Isaac Baron” and “the guru 11,” Isaac earned over $1 million online in 2007, which caused Card Player Magazine to name him its first Online Poker Player of the Year. One of his biggest scores was winning the PokerStars Sunday Million to collect $254,000, and in 2008 at Full Tilt, he won an FTOPS event for $158,852.

Isaac’s first cash in a live event came at the 2006 PokerStars Caribbean Adventure (PCA), where he finished in 35th place for $13,500. His other cash that year was for C$62,781 when he finished 18th in the C$10,000 WPT Main Event at the North American Poker Championships in Canada.

Throughout 2007 and 2008, Isaac cashed in 3 WPT events, and twice in EPT events. For his WPT cashes, he cashed at the 2007 PCA, the 2007 Turks and Caicos Poker Classic, and the 2008 Festa Al Lago Classic where he finished 20th for $37,300 in the $15,000 WPT Championship event. At 20 years old, Isaac cashed 20th for €28,750 in the €4,700 NLHE at the EPT Sanremo, and took 4th in the Main Event EPT Grand Final in Monte Carlo for €589,000.

Isaac’s first of 6 cashes in 2009 was at the Bay 101 Shooting Stars. Finally of legal age to attend the WSOP, he cashed in 4 events, where his best efforts were finishing 7th for $88,783 in the $5,000 NLHE, and taking 10th in the $5,000 PLO for $32,330. He ended his year by winning the $4,850 NLHE Championship Event at the Caesars Palace Classic, earning $246,928.

To start 2010, Isaac cashed at the NAPT PCA where he finished 14th in the $25,000 NLHE High Roller event for $46,304. He then won the €5,000 NLHE EPT Grand Final for €306,500 in Monte Carlo, before cashing in 3 WSOP events.

At the 2010 WSOP, Isaac finished 31st in both the $5,000 and $2,500 NLHE events to collect $20,845 and $19,732 respectively, and cashed for $31,647 in the Main Event. While in Las Vegas, he also cashed in the WPT Championship Event at the Doyle Brunson Five Diamond World Poker Classic.

As of October, Isaac had cashed 6 times in 2011. His first cashes of the year were in 3 WSOP events. He also cashed at the Mega Stack Series, and in August, cashed in the Inaugural Epic Poker League Main Event, finishing 10th to earn $49,360. In September, Isaac played the 2nd Epic Poker Main Event, this time finishing 6th to take home $92,050.

If not for poker, Isaac admits he would probably be in college studying journalism, hoping to get into sports journalism or sports broadcasting one day. It is doubtful however he would be enjoying his present lifestyle, living in a beautiful home and driving a Maserati, on a journalist’s salary – perks his poker winnings have paid for.

When Isaac isn’t playing poker or being an instructor at CardRunners.com, he can be found playing video games, and watching or playing sports, especially his favorite basketball team, the Celtics. He still lives close to his family, and enjoys spending time with them and his friends in Menlo Park. Isaac’s ideal day he has said, would be waking up about 10, playing pickup basketball for a couple of hours, getting in a late round of 18 holes, and then going home and watching a good football game. Isaac also admits he is a rap fan and listens to Kanye West, Jay Z, and Eminem, with some classic rock thrown in for variety.

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