GPI Player of the Decade Project: Mizrachi and Greenstein, 3rd and 4th
As announced, this week, the Global Poker Index (GPI) plans to publish the list of the 9 best players of the decade on the circuit of live poker. The publication has already started since the beginning of the week in its decreasing order. The GPI planned to publish daily two names and on Tuesday, fanatics of poker and players waited impatiently the two named for the 4th and 3th place of the « GPI Player of the Decade Project». Thus in the 3rd place of this ranking, we find Michael Mizrachi with 6,553 points. Barry Greenstein occupies the 4th place of the « GPI Player of the Decade Project » with 6,457 points. From 2004-2013, Michael Mizrachi gathered $14,537,352, while Barry Greenstein counts $6,706,250 of gain. During this period also, both players won respectively 23 and 16 major events of live poker.
Up to there, the classification is dominated by the United States with 5 players: Michael Mizrachi (3rd), Barry Greenstein (4th), Shannon Shorr (7th), J.C. Tran (8th) and Phil Ivey (9th). John Juanda (5th) and Bertrand « ElkY » Grospellier (6th) are the two players coming from other countries (Indonesia and France) for this world ranking of the best players of the decade, before the two last nominations. In fact, the announcement of the « Best player of the decade» and his runner up are waited within the day of Friday. As a reminder, the GPI uses its usual system of notations minus the factor of ageing and 12 results per year, or an utmost of 120 live poker tournaments in order to determine the final score of a player.
Friday, 03 January 2014
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