2021 Card Player Player of the season Race Update — Ilyas Muradi Takes The Lead

The very first thirty days is formally within the publications for the 2021 Card Player Player of the season competition, with lots of big activities all in all in present days since the worldwide real time poker tournament circuit continues its return after being power down for a lot of 2020 as a result of COVID-19 pandemic. Let me reveal a glance at the players whom made the largest techniques within the 2021 POY standings, that are sponsored by worldwide Poker.

1st Destination – Ilyas Muradi (1,620 points)

Ilyas MuradiIlyas Muradi won a seat in to the $3,500 buy-in World Poker Tour Lucky Hearts Poker Open no-limit hold’em event that is main a $400 buy-in satellite, and then navigated his way through a field of 1,573 total entries to earn the $809,515 top prize and his first major tournament title.

Muradi was also awarded 1,620 POY points as the champion of this event. This win alone was enough to catapult him into first place in the 2021 POY race standings. This event featured a $1,000,000 guarantee, which was more than quintupled as a result of the turnout that is huge the big event.

As due to the huge quantity of players this occasion attracted, many of the very best finishers in this competition attained sufficient POY tips to get on their own among the list of top 20 within the general ratings for the moment. Runner-up Robel Andemichael presently sits in 2nd put on the leaderboard with 1,350 POY points and $529,690 in year-to-date profits, while third-place finisher Ronnie Bardah climbed to 5th destination within the competition with 1,080 points and $392,430 won thus far in 2021.

Francis Margaglione now sits in tenth devote the POY competition due to their fourth-place finish in this occasion, while Jesse Lonis relocated into sixteenth spot after completing 5th in this huge tournament.

3rd Place – Fernando Rodriguez-Vazquez (1,248 points)

Fernando Rodriguez-VazquezFernando Rodriguez-Vazquez has begun the year that is new on the right foot, making four final tables and securing three titles during the month of January. The Newark, Delaware resident wasted no time in making his first run that is deep putting 5th in a $1,100 buy-in New Year’s Day Deep Stack Tournament at Seminole rough Rock Casino Tampa to make $10,450 and 140 POY points.

Just seven days later he navigated their method through a field that is 308-entry a $500 buy-in no-limit hold’em event at the 2021 One Eyed Jacks Winter Open series, chopping heads up to secure $27,500 and 220 additional points as the champion of the event. Another seven days after that win, Rodriguez-Vazquez outlasted a massive field of 3,004 entries in the $600 kickoff that is buy-in at the Lucky Hearts Poker Open festival at Seminole rough Rock Hotel & Casino Hollywood to make $205,000 and another 600 points.

Rodriguez-Vazquez rounded down their amazing run by firmly taking down a $1,000 buy-in no-limit hold’em event that is six-max bestbet Jacksonville’s 2021 Winter Open series, earning another $27,411 and 288 points after overcoming the field of 141 entries. With 1,248 points that are total $270,361 in year-to-date profits, Rodriguez-Vazquez has surged up the standings, landing in 3rd put on the leaderboard for the minute.

4th Put – Scott Stewart (1,120 points)

Scott StewartA total of 510 entries had been manufactured in the 2021 Winter Open $2,000 no-limit that is buy-in main event at bestbet Jacksonville, building a massive prize pool of $918,000 that was paid out among the top 64 finishers. The lion’s share of that money was ultimately awarded to Scott Stewart, who earned $177,817 as the champion. The five-time World Series of Poker Circuit gold ring winner from Lakewood, California now has more than $2.4 million in career tournament earnings to his name.

In addition to the title and the money, Stewart was also awarded 840 POY points. This was his second POY-qualified score of the year that is new having completed sixth in a $1,100 buy-in occasion during the Lucky Hearts Poker Open for $21,350 and 280 points in January. With your two ratings, Stewart now sits in 4th devote the general 2021 POY ratings.

6th Destination – James Carroll (960 points)

James CarrollJames Carroll overcame a field of 1,009 total entries within the 2021 Mid-States Poker Tour Venetian $1,100 buy-in no-limit hold’em event that is main. The two-time World Poker Tour main event champion was awarded $180,850 and 960 POY points for the win, and currently occupies the sixth-place spot on the POY leaderboard as a result.

This Was Carroll’s 29th recorded tournament title, and he was brought by it within striking distance of $5 million in profession profits. It was the score that is fifth-largest his resume, with his two largest being for his WPT main event wins earned in the 2014 Bay 101 Shooting Star (a $1,256,550 top prize) and the 2019 Seminole Hard Rock Poker Showdown (a $715,175 top prize).

Carroll has a chance to become a three-time WPT champion in the near future, as he is among the final six players at the 2020 WPT L.A. Poker Classic final table which has been delayed since the start of the COVID-19 outbreak. Carroll will enter the table that is final 3rd chip place when it’s eventually rescheduled at some time this present year.

7th Destination – Sung Joo Hyun (912 points)

Sung Joo HyunSung Joo Hyun arrived on the scene on top in the 2021 World Poker Tour DeepStacks $1,600 buy-in no-limit hold’em event that is main at The Venetian® Resort Las Vegas. The South Korean defeated a field of 812 total entries to earn the title and the top prize of $208,335, the score that is largest of their profession.

Hyun had obtained their first World variety of Poker silver bracelet simply over 50 % of per year previously, beating a field of 2,307 entries in a $500 buy-in WSOP Online event to make $161,898. He now has profession competition profits of $699,320.

Hyun Was 912 that is awarded*)POY points as the champion of this event. This win alone was enough to catapult him into seventh place on the POY leaderboard.9th Place – Nicholas Pupillo (818 points)

Nicholas Pupillo made a trio of final tables in the span of just five days, from Jan. 15-20. Each of his runs that are deep spot during the

Nicholas PupilloLucky Hearts Poker Open festival in Southern Florida. He began by winning a $400 buy-in H.O.R.S.E. occasion, beating a field of 102 entries to make $9,570 and 96 POY points. Simply four times from then on triumph, he put 7th in a $400 buy-in Omaha eight-or-better/ stud that is seven-card event, adding another $1,165 and 22 points.The Very day that is next Pupillo completed since the runner-up in a $1,100 buy-in no-limit hold’em event, incorporating another $67,735 and 700 points to their 2021 totals. Pupillo now sits in ninth devote the standings that are overall with 818 points and $78,470 in year-to-date earnings.

Pupillo had a breakout year on the tournament that is live in 2019, winning two games and making 15

POY-qualified final-table appearances to complete sixteenth for the reason that year’s final POY competition standings. He’s down to a start that is good an endeavor to surpass that career-best finish in 2021.right here is a glance at the present top 20 within the 2021

POY battle standings:Rank

Player POY Points2021 Titles 2021 Final Tables Year-to-Date Earnings 1
Ilyas Muradi 1,620 1 1 $809,515 2
Robel Andemichael 1,350 0 1 $529,690 3
Fernando Rodriguez-Vazquez 1,248 3 4 $270,361 4
Scott Stewart 1,120 1 2 $199,167 5
Ronnie Bardah 1,080 0 1 $392,430 6
James Carroll 960 1 1 $180,850 7
Sung Joo Hyun 912 1 1 $208,335 8
Chad Eveslage 840 1 1 $101,572 9
Nicholas Pupillo 818 1 3 $78,470 10
Francis Margaglione 810 0 1 $293,510 11
William Chao 800 0 1 $135,277 12
Roman Shainiuk 760 0 1 $144,480 13
Chad Bjorkman 720 1 1 $101,450 14
Matt Mauldin 700 0 1 $118,422 15
Daniel Swartz 684 1 2 $71,324 16
Jesse Lonis 675 0 1 $223,895 17
Daniel Jones 640 0 1 $84,171 18
Wayne Harmon 608 0 1 $93,280 19
Cory Nordstrand 600 0 1 $62,339 20
David Berman 560 0 1 $49,885 20
Kenneth Stacy 560 0 1 $87,394 Click

here to see the whole standings within the 2021 Player of the season competition.

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