The Global Poker Index Newsmakers: Schemion Tops GPI and EPT POY Races The Global Poker Index Newsmakers: Schemion Tops GPI and EPT POY Races
Joe Giron - Rational Intellectual Holdings Ltd
Key Takeaways
  • A summary of the recent accomplishments of players ranked on the Global Poker Index.

Schemion Back On Top

Ole Schemion (GPI#1) has returned to #1 on the GPI300. Schemion has held the #1 or #2 spots on the GPI300 throughout the 2014 poker season.

After 7 straight weeks at the top, Daniel Negreanu (GPI#2), has dropped to second.

More Ole Atop The EPT10 POY Standings

With only two festivals remaining on the schedule, Schemion is also first in the EPT Season 10 Player of the Year race.

Schemion leads Vanessa Selbst (GPI#3) in the race. The winner of the EPT10 POY title will receive €50,000 in Main Event buy-ins for any PokerStars or Full Tilt Poker sponsored event.

Teng Wins GUKPT Edinburgh

Andrew Teng (GPI#746) collected the W at GUKPT Edinburgh over the weekend. Fellow UK player Jeff Kimber (GPI#4237) finished fourth in the event.

German star Dominik Nitsche (GPI#47), who entered final day play with the chip lead, was out in 9th position.

Kampanatsanyakorn Wins APPT Seoul

Chane Kampanatsanyakorn (GPI#740) has won APPT Seoul in South Korea. Kampanatsanyakorn earns 150,000,000 South Korean Won for the victory, about 140K USD.

Sam Cohen (GPI#135) and Winred Yu (GPI#1709) would finish 3rd and 5th respectively.

Anderson Wins MSPT Meskwaki

Matthew Anderson was able to survive the 389-player field to win the latest Mid-States Poker Tour event at the Meskwaki Casino in Tama, Iowa.

Anderson defeated MSPT sponsored pro Matt Kirby (GPI#644) heads-up for the title.

Sperling Wins Estrellas Valencia

414 players entered the halls of the Casino Cirsa Valencia with the hopes of becoming the next champion on the Estrellas Poker Tour.

In the end, it’s Fabio Sperling (GPI#2877) who takes home the top prize.

EPT Heads To Sanremo

The European Poker Tour makes its penultimate tour stop of Season 10 as EPT Sanremo is only hours away.

Last year, Ludovic Lacay (GPI#143) defeated Jason Lavallee (GPI#419) heads-up for the title, who will be the big winner this year? We’ll find out shortly.