Tag: Global Poker Index

888poker Pro Dominik Nitsche Intends to Fight for GPI Top Spot in Barcelona and Berlin

German poker pro and 888poker ambassador Dominik Nitsche has officially entered the Global Poker Index (GPI) World Poker Ranking's Top 10.

Five Thoughts: Colman Nearly Repeats, Mercier Still Mashing, and PokerStars Doing DFS

In this week's Five Thoughts, Mo Nuwwarah takes a look at the recent festival in South Florida, PokerStars' entry into daily fantasy sports, and more.

Global Poker Index: Five Weeks as Overall Leader for Jason Mercier

Jason Mercier remains the overall Global Poker Index leader for a fifth-straight week while Anthony Zinno stays on top of the 2015 Player of the Year race.

Global Poker Index: Erik Seidel Joins Player of Year Top 10; Mercier Leads Overall

Erik Seidel moves into the top 10 of the GPI Player of the Year race, chasing leader Anthony Zinno; meanwhile, Jason Mercier remains the overall GPI leader.

Global Poker Index: Byron Kaverman Charges to No. 2 Overall Behind Jason Mercier

While Anthony Zinno remains ahead in the Global Poker Index Player of the Year race, Byron Kaverman is now second behind Jason Mercier in the overall GPI.

Global Poker Index: Jason Mercier Retains Top Spot Overall; Anthony Zinno Leading POY

Jason Mercier stays on top of the overall Global Poker Index rankings for a second straight week while Anthony Zinno continues to lead the 2015 POY race.

Global Poker Index: Jason Mercier Back on Top in Overall Rankings; Zinno Leads POY

Jason Mercier leads the overall Global Poker Index rankings again for the first time since 2013, while Anthony Zinno remains on top in the 2015 POY race.

GPI Player of the Year: Anthony Zinno Leads Post WSOP

After 68 tournaments after the 2015 World Series of Poker and many other tournaments around Las Vegas, Anthony Zinno has emerged as the leader in the GPI Player of the Year race.

Global Poker Index: Jason Mercier Gets Back to No. 2, Could Make a Run for No. 1

Jason Mercier gets back to the No. 2 spot and could make a run for No. 1 next week.

Global Poker Index Parent Company Raises $4.9 Million to Keep 'Sportifying Poker'

Mediarex Sports & Entertainment, parent company of the Global Poker Index, announced that they have received $4.9 million in funding from private investors.

GPI WSOP Player of the Year: Gorodinsky Leads, but Brian Hastings Closing Gap

Mike Gorodinsky will stay in the lead of the GPI WSOP POY race until WSOP Europe, but Brian Hastings can cut the deficit to just a few points if he makes the November Nine.

Global Poker Index: Anthony Zinno Takes Over the Top Spot on the GPI

Anthony Zinno has been crushing the live poker scene all year and is now atop the Global Poker Index rankings.

UK & Ireland PokerNews Round-Up: 2015 WSOP Bracelet #3 For The Brits

The UK & Ireland PokerNews Round-Up highlights the biggest and most popular stories of the past week from the UK & Ireland.

GPI WSOP Player of the Year: Mike Gorodinsky Takes the Lead as the Main Event Looms

Through 57 completed events at 2015 World Series of Poker, Mike Gorodinsky has taken the lead in the 2015 Global Poker Index WSOP Player of the Year race.

GPI Player of the Year: Chidwick, Kaverman and Volpe Join the Top 10

Stephen Chidwick, Byron Kaverman and Paul Volpe joined the top 10 of Global Poker Index Player of the Year race.

Global Poker Index: Byron Kaverman Climbs the Ranks to No. 2

Byron Kaverman rose up the GPI rankings this week to the No. 2 spot.

GPI WSOP Player of the Year: Max Pescatori Rises up the Ranks; Paul Volpe Still Leads

Through 41 completed events at the 2015 World Series of Poker, Paul Volpe is still in the lead for the GPI WSOP Player of the Year, but bracelet winners Phil Galfond, Max Pescatori, and Brian Hastings are lurking.

Global Poker Index: Dan Smith Back on Top

Dan Smith is back atop the Global Poker Index after a final table at the WSOP coupled with aging scores for Ole Schemion.

Italian Dario Sammartino Keeps the Ball Rolling with Another Big Result at the WSOP

Another marquee final table at the 2015 World Series of Poker lands another big result for Dario Sammartino.

GPI WSOP Player of the Year: Brian Hastings Rises to Second Place; Paul Volpe Still Leads

Through 27 completed events at the 2015 World Series of Poker, Paul Volpe is still in the lead for the GPI WSOP Player of the Year.

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