Dan Smith continues to stand at the race - Global Poker Index
The Top three on the update list of the GPI Top 300 live tournament poker players in the world dated September 1 remains unchanged. New Jerseys poker pro Dan Smith continues to lead the Global Poker Index leaderboard, ahead of Germany's Ole Schemion and Canadas Daniel Negreanu. Jason Mercier won two spots and now secures fourth place. He thus has Scott Seiver and Byron Kaverman relegated respectively to fifth and sixth place on GPI standings. Mike McDonald, for his part, jumped up 30 spots, and now back to Top 20 at 16th place. Ditto for Amichai Barer (19th place, +19).
This up-to-date GPI list is also marked by an unexpected rise of many poker players: Andrea Dato, Benjamin Pollak, Timothy Adams, Lasse Frost, Dylan Linde, Vladimir Troyanovskiy, Santiago Nadal, Mickey Petersen, Owen Crowe, Lee Markholt and Giuliano Bendinelli are all part of them. Other players such as Salman Behbehani, Kiryl Radzivonau, Benjamin Spindler, Ihar Soika, Joao Vieira, Dominik Panka, Robert Schulz, Rocco Palumbo, Maxim Panyak and Dmitry Yurasov have even moved up over 100 spots. Gerald Karlic is the Biggest Mover of the week; he enters the GPI 300 with 391 spots and now ranks 294th place. On the other side of bench, several players have fallen sharply this week due to poor performance and non-participation in poker tournaments held recently. Included on the weeks Biggest Drop list are Steve Watts (-87), Brian Green (-67), Maria Ho (-64), İlkin Savalan Amirov (-59), Timothy Reilly (-56), Niall Farrell (-53) and Jordan Cristos (-50).
Thursday, 04 September 2014
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