WSOP Player of the Year 2021 goes to Josh Arieh
The WSOP Player of the Year is the WSOP every year, and the most popular thing, in addition to the WSOP World Series of Poker Main Event , is the WSOP Player of the Year. The WSOP will have an annual WSOP POY Leaderboard every year. The points on the leaderboard are derived from the WSOP series events that WSOP Texas Hold’em tournament players participated in. After the WSOP is over, the player who ranks first is elected as the Player of the Year.
The 2021 WSOP Player of the Year title was won by Josh Arieh .
Arieh, 47, was born in New York, USA. According to The Hendon Mob, his career tournament earnings are $9,232,122, ranking 113th in total earnings, with the highest prize money coming from the 2004 WSOP World $10,000 buy-in Championship ($10,000 World Championship Event), where he finished third and earned $2,500,000. According to the official WSOP data, he made a total of 66 bonus rounds in the WSOP, winning a total of $6,805,025 and four WSOP bracelets.
It is worth mentioning that Phil Hellmuth once again finished second in this year’s WSOP Player of the Year standings, and this is the fourth time he has missed the title of Player of the Year. A few weeks ago, Hellmuth first tweeted about the scoring rules for the poker player of the year, which he thought was wrong. In the weeks that followed, Arieh won two WSOP events, won two bracelets, and moved to No. 1 in the standings. Then, both Hellmuth and Arieh made it to the final table of Event #48: The PLO High Roller. The star-studded event featured prominent players including Daniel Negreanu, Jeremy Ausmus, Ben Lamb and Laszlo Bujtas.
Arieh ended the race in seventh place, giving Hellmuth a chance to overtake him in the standings, but only if Hellmuth were to win the championship. It’s a pity that the championship of this game was taken by Jeremy Ausmus.
Hellmuth has one last chance at this point, and if he can finish first or runner-up in Event #88: 8-Handed No Limit Hold’em, this year’s Player of the Year title will be his. It’s a pity that Hellmuth only got 62nd in the end. And just like that, the title of Player of the Year went to Arieh.
Hellmuth, however, is still very personable. He tweeted his congratulations to Arieh for winning the Poker Player of the Year and said that he was very willing to lose to him. But then Hellmuth also expressed his frustration, saying that this is the fourth time he has finished second in the Players of the Year standings, and it is inevitable that he will feel a little underwhelmed.
2021 WSOP Players of the Year standings:
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