Robert Campbell Still Retains the No.1 Spot
The 2019 WSOP has been exciting so far, and less than 74 bracelets have already been won. It remains just a week left in this tournament, and there are still 16 bracelets yet to be won. No doubts, there are chances for new players to win the 2019 WSOP Player of the Year (POY) standings.
We reported on the current winner of the 2019 WSOP POY standings which was Robert Campbell after winning his second bracelet last week in the Event #67: $10,000 Seven-Card Stud Hi-Lo Championship. This same player was formally at the No.11 spot but moved up to the No.1 place within a few weeks. At the moment, Campbell still retains his No.1 position with Dan Zack at No.2 and Philip Hui (No.3).
There is only a change at the Top 10 spot of the 2019 WSOP POY standings, while others kept their spot. Here is a quick view at the Top 10 as of Thursday, July 11th:
|Place||Player||2019 WSOP POY Points|
|10||Upeshka De Silva||2,162.02|
It is essential to note that these were the same positions of the players in the rankings last week.
Dan Zack was the leader of the chart during the first few weeks of the event before the surge of Campbell. Zack has been winning games after games after winning Event #6: $2,500 Mixed Triple Draw Lowball.
Philip Hui remains at the No.3 spot as a result of winning Event #58: $50,000 Poker Players Championship.
On the No.4 and No.5 spot is Shaun Deeb Anthony Zinno – the same place they took last week. The only change in the top 10 standing was on Chris Ferguson, who was formally at the No.10 spot but now at No.6. after winning an online event, Event #75: $1,111 Little One for One Drop, and earning more cashes. These wins by Ferguson totals 18 cashes this summer – more than anyone else in the game.
Meanwhile, Upeshka De Silva further dipped down to No.10 spot of the rankings and Jason Gooch, and Rick Alvarado still retains No.8 and No.9 spot in the rankings.
Taking a look beyond the top 10 spot reveals David “Bakes” Baker who sits at No. 11. Yesterday, Baker tweeted with a picture of the POY on his official Twitter page: “I have an outside shot for the first time in a while, LFG.”
Undeniably, for the remaining bracelets yet to be won, a win in any event now will give more than 1,000 points, which means that any player in the top 20 could swiftly move to the top of the rankings. There are still essential points yet to be earned as the tournament draws closer to an end; till then, let’s keep our fingers crossed