Now, February is in the books in Card Player Player of the Year 2016 race. Let us take a little look at the tournaments that impacted the rankings the most as Player of the Year moves into March.
The World Poker Tour LA Poker Classic US$ 10000 buy-in main event is presently ongoing and it is sure to have a grand effect on the standings of the POY, but just as it has yet to be determined it does not suggest that the LAPC has not shaken up things.
For example, the big tournament played host to a US$ 250000 guaranteed US$ 5250 buy-in no-limit hold’em tournament that served bring about a shift in the top-5 rankings of the Player of the Year. The event attracted a total of fifty-two entries, with Kevin Song defending his title successfully in this very event from 2015. For the victory he garnered US$ 88400 as well as 240 points.
Anthony Gregg, the runner-up of the European Poker Tour PokerStars Caribbean Adventure 2016 main event also made this final table, ending 6th to earn US$ 18200 as well as 80 Card Player Player points. This was his 3rd final table finish of the year, having also kept in 3rd spot in a US$ 25000 high roller event at Aria Las Vegas this month. As a result, he mounted into 4th spot in the overall standings with 1880 total points as well as US$ 758055 in year-to-date earnings.