The GPI rankings are based on a point system that factors in tournament buy in level, entries and place finished. We take a look at the both the top 10 female 2018 player of the Year standings and the ladies overall GPI rankings, which considers players results over six half year periods.
The top two spots matching, but the rest of the list varies for each. Head to the official GPI website. Before dividing into the standings as of Oct. 17.
2018 Ladies GPI Player of the Year Top 10
Canada’s Kristen Bicknell and Argentina’s Maria Lampropulos represents No.1 and No.2 respectively,
Since, taking her poker career to the live arena in 2016, Bicknell has excelled, having better results each year. This year has been by far the best as she has nearly doubled her live tournament earning in 2018 alone after racking up over $1 million in cashes, with more than two months left to go.
Bicknell landed second in the 2016 POY race behind Cate Hall and just above Lampropulos. Maria Ho finished third on the 2017 POY race and currently holds the no. 4 spot. Lampropulos has collected around 450 GPI points this alone with the three point earning cashes in the MILLIONS UK.
Alex Foxen, who just last week climbed into the top overall and the top GPI POY spot.
Bicknell is just 133.04 points from the current No. 10 Jason Koon within striking distance.
Wendy Freedman collected 353.76 points and $167,696 for her win last month in the $1,650 HPT Golden Gates Main Event.
Maria Koonikova’s, writer turned poker player finished at the 20th place in the $3,500 WPT Borgata Main Event also has her on an upward trend, as she has collected 229.70 GPI points along with $24,695 for her Run.