GPI Adjusts POY Scoring System

Many voices of the Poker world said that there are issues with the current scoring system.


And after a year working on the concern raised by players, the Global Poker Index announced that they are making changes in their scoring system. The scoring system will be used in the Player of the Year competition.

In 2016, the (SHRE) Super High Roller Events and a number of High Roller championship started at $25,000 and was allowed to go as high as $100,000. Even more than that, this became an issue for both the (GPI) Global Poker Index’s POY race and organization’s standing and charts. This includes CardPlayer Magazine.

In some of the cases, poker players were making their points in events of these types, that events, which used to have smaller fields. It was easier to make the points here in comparison to the championships that used to have players large in number for the lower buy in. (more…)