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Eric Danis named President of GPI/THM

Eric Danis named President of the Global Poker Index and The Hendon Mob Poker Database

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Thursday, April 4th, 2018 LAS VEGAS, NV – April 4, 2018 – Mediarex Group today announced that ...


April 05 2018, by Eric Danis

World Rankings: Mateos increases lead

January 17, 2018 World Poker Rankings

THIS WEEK’S NOTEBOOK ›› 2017 GPI Player of the Year Adrian Mateos (World #1, =) is already off to a hot ...


January 17 2018, by Eric Danis

World Rankings: Koon makes GPI Top 5 debut

December 6, 2017 World Poker Rankings

THIS WEEK’S NOTEBOOK ›› Six of the Top 9 players ranked inside the GPI World Rankings are current or former ...


December 07 2017, by Eric Danis

World Rankings: Another German rising in the ranks

October 11, 2017 World Poker Rankings

THIS WEEK’S NOTEBOOK ›› Koray Aldemir’s successful 2017 season sees him move to a career-best World #8 this week. He ...


October 12 2017, by Eric Danis

World Rankings: Pollak makes Top 10 debut

September 13, 2017 World Poker Rankings

THIS WEEK’S NOTEBOOK ›› Benjamin Pollak (World #10) is the first French player to be ranked in the Top 10 ...


September 14 2017, by Eric Danis

World Rankings: Chidwick making a run

August 30, 2017 World Poker Rankings

THIS WEEK’S NOTEBOOK ›› Stephen Chidwick (World #5) is making another run at #1! The former World #3 is coming ...


August 31 2017, by Eric Danis

World Rankings: Kenney takes over #1 spot

August 23, 2017 World Poker Rankings

THIS WEEK’S NOTEBOOK ›› Bryn Kenney (World #1) has taken over the GPI! Not only does Kenney become the 16th ...


August 24 2017, by Eric Danis

WORLD RANKINGS: "July" Niners rising

July 26, 2017 World Poker Rankings

THIS WEEK’S NOTEBOOK ›› Three Americans, a Canadian and now TWO Spaniards form the World Top 6 as Sergio Aido, who ...


July 26 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 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 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

2016 GPI, National Players of the Year

2016 GPI, National Players of the Year

Following is a full list of winners of the Global Poker Index (GPI) Player of the Year races… GPI PLAYERS ...


January 05 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

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

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

GPI announces updated PoY Scoring System

GPI releases new scoring system in time for World Series of Poker

Updated scoring system to determine 2016 WSOP and GPI Players of the Year LAS VEGAS (June 3, 2016) – The ...


June 03 2016, by Eric Danis

GPI300: New streak begins for Kaverman
Byron Kaverman

GPI300: Another streak begins for Byron Kaverman

While he remains #1 on the GPI300, American star Byron Kaverman begins a new streak, ranked at the top of ...


January 06 2016, by Eric Danis

GPI300: Chidwick, Duhamel welcomed back into Top 10

GPI300: Chidwick, Duhamel re-enter Top 10

We’re a little over a week away from the end of the end of the 2015 poker season and a ...


December 16 2015, by Eric Danis

#GPIEPA: Possible nominees for Euro Tourney Performance

#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

Blog: Let's 'sportify' poker

Blog: Let’s Sportify Poker – Discover the brand-ability of the game

Poker is an Old Game, but its a Young Industry. For the last decade the Live Poker (*) market has grown ...


October 22 2014, by Alexandre Dreyfus

Super Six still strong

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
ElkY Bertrand Grospellier

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

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

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

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!

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