GPI: Marvin Rettenmaier remains the leader, big fall of Phil Hellmuth
After a certain lull during last week, the Global Poker Index (GPI) records this week a real upheaval as well in the Top 10 as in the rest of the ranking. In fact, the classification of the 300 best players of live poker tournament has been turned upside down by the holding of various poker events during September, following the example of the EPT Barcelona and the WPT Borgata Poker Open. Already since three weeks, Marvin Rettenmaier has been keeping the first place of the ranking. But just behind Rettenmaier, we notice a great change with Daniel Negreanu who move back in the 8th place and Joseph Cheong in the 10th place.
The ranking of the GPI of this week is dominated by Germany, with three of its citizen on the podium. Behind Marvin Rettenmaier, we find Ole Schemion and Philipp Gruissem who won respectively four and five places, compared with the classification of last week. As a reminder, the German Ole Schemion is currently occupying the first place of the GPI Player of the Year 2013, in front of Paul Volpe and Daniel Negreanu. David Sands rises in the 4th place with four places won, followed by Mike Watson (5th, +4), Steve O'Dwyer (6th, +1), Igor Kurganov (7th, +3), Daniel Negreanu (8th, -6), Paul Volpe (9th, +2) and Joseph Cheong (10th, +5). Concerning players who made the most progress this week, we find among others Andrea Dato (235th, +62) and Adam Levy (169th +23). Among the big losers of the week, we retain the case of Phil Hellmuth (163rd) who lost 103 places, Kyle Julius (156th, -50) as well as David Benyamine (115th, -32).
Tuesday, 08 October 2013
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