Following a few more tournaments, there has been and looks as though there will be a reasonable amount of noticeable movement in the Lock Poker 2013 Card Player of the Year race!
Later this week, the Seminole Hard Rock Poker Open will kick off its monstrous $10,000,000 guarantee main event, which will undoubtedly call for standings changes in the Player of the Year race.
Further to this, there will be a $100,000 buy-in beginning next week and an already completed $560 no-limit hold’em event with a ridiculous $1,000,000 guarantee; one that has so far made the largest impact on the Player of the Year race!
A total of 2,289 entries to this tournament were lodged and were finally whittled down to Raymond Piccin, who defeated Darren Rabinowitz heads-up for the title.
This was Rabinowitz’zs eighth final table of 2013 and has been paid for his consistency by rising to 52nd in overall standings.
The Arizona State Poker Championship saw a total of 1299 entries compete in the $1,080 no limit hold’em main event, eventually won by professional Joe Kuether who earned himself 960 Player of the Year points and a climb to 26th on the overall standings.
The World Series of Poker Circuit Foxwoods tournament kicked-off this month, crowning Jason Strasser as champion of the marquee $1,675 no-limit hold’em event. A prize of $186,600 and 840 Player of the Year points were awarded to Strasser, who has this year made a large career change and not been able to play much.
The final event awarding Lock Poker Player of the year points over the past month was the World Poker Tour Merit Cyprus event; the first of the WPT circuit this season.
Alexey Rybin was crowned champion following eight grueling days in the $4,400 main event, which drew an overall field of 262 big-name players. For his troubles, Rybin was awarded 648 Player of the Year points.
After the best all-round performances of the season so far, Daniel Negreanu remains atop the leader board with a huge 3,768 points and $1,765,118 in combined earnings!
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