Shaun Deeb, Daniel Negreanu Creeping Up WSOP POY Leaderboard
Shaun Deeb acquired off to a sluggish begin to the 2021 World Collection of Poker. However after profitable his fifth bracelet on Sunday in Occasion #53: $25,000 Pot-Restrict Omaha, he is hastily among the many prime Participant of the 12 months contenders.
Deeb gained POY in 2018 and has been a contender for the award in most up-to-date years. Daniel Negreanu can be a perennial contender, and is the one two-time POY having gained it in 2004 and 2013.
Present WSOP Participant of the 12 months Standings
Like Deeb, “DNegs” is starting to make some strikes on the normal Participant of the 12 months chase (there is a new separate Velo No Limits race completely for maintain’em occasions). Negreanu is at the moment in seventh place and Deeb sits in fifth place with the Fundamental Occasion underway.
Conventional 2021 WSOP Participant of the 12 months Leaderboard
|1||Jake Schwartz||United States||2,711.43|
|2||Kevin Gerhart||United States||2,643.28|
|3||Anthony Zinno||United States||2,627.88|
|4||Phil Hellmuth||United States||2,598.59|
|5||Shaun Deeb||United States||2,518.89|
|6||Ari Engel||United States||2,379.41|
|8||Ben Yu||United States||2,226.17|
|9||Tommy Le||United States||2,194.53|
|10||Daniel Zack||United States||2,181.56|
Velo No Limits 2021 WSOP Participant of the 12 months Leaderboard
|1||Cole Ferraro||United States||2,032.64|
|3||Daniel Lazrus||United States||1,721.70|
|4||Jason Koon||United States||1,666.20|
|5||Ben Yu||United States||1,642.10|
|6||Scott Ball||United States||1,624.61|
|8||Ren Lin||United States||1,586.60|
|10||Bin Weng||United States||1,525.72|
Ben Yu is the one participant within the prime 10 of each leaderboards. He shipped his fourth bracelet earlier this week in Occasion #56: $10,000 No-Restrict Maintain’em 6-Handed Championship for $721,453.
Schwartz Takes Lead, Hellmuth Opposes Scoring System
Phil Hellmuth, who gained his sixteenth bracelet final month and has 5 closing desk appearances through the 2021 WSOP, spoke out in opposition to the present POY scoring system on Twitter. The “Poker Brat” argues that solely closing desk performances needs to be factored in and POY should not depend smaller cashes. Deeb, nevertheless, disagreed and each poker execs went forwards and backwards on social media debating the topic.
2 one other participant has one Last Desk (third in on-line tourn) and a pair of,000 pts! Who cares about Tenth- and 14th- and three hundredth… https://t.co/tV5x14HCtL
Jake Schwartz has taken over the normal POY race because of a balanced efficiency. Though he would not have a bracelet, he is cashed in 13 occasions and has 5 closing desk appearances. Hellmuth has been much less energetic the previous couple of weeks than he was earlier within the sequence. The 1989 world champion even took a couple of days off from the grind, however nonetheless is placing collectively fairly a powerful sequence and is in rivalry as he heads into the Fundamental Occasion.
The leaderboard as of November 5 is so tight that anybody within the prime 10-12 nonetheless has a practical shot at profitable Participant of the 12 months, on each leaderboards.