The Global Poker Index (GPI) ranking unveiled the best players on the circuit during the year 2019. The principle is based on the performance, consistency and efficiency of each according to their seniority. The tricolor record reveals that at least 13 French people have positioned themselves alongside the elite of world poker.
The French players who marked the year
According to the results obtained, a dozen French climbed the podium in the company of the greatest. As for the Germans, 4 of them in the Top 100, 6 in the Top 200 and 9 in the Top 300. Figures less important than that of the Blues since more and more players are building a reputation in the sector. The proof ! Two of the four WSOP bracelets were won by players still unknown in the professional poker world. Most intend to find a place in the world of Anglo-Saxon poker. Currently, the United Kingdom is on the way to becoming a major destination for poker enthusiasts thanks to the organization of prestigious tournaments.
At the top of the list, Romain Lewis remains among the players who stood out during the year 2019. Twice runner-up of the France Player of the Year award, the latter was unable to demonstrate his talents at the POY France 2019. Despite everything, he remains the best positioned in the world ranking, planning to continue his online career from this January. He said it is not always easy to preserve this place in the face of tough and successful opponents. He also added that the rivalry against friends is not that obvious. As for Team Pro Winamax, the group ended 40 th ahead of Julien Martini and Alexander Reard. Another player also scored minds, this is Rui Cao who pocketed 3.3 million in Europe and ranks 3 eof the All Time Money List France by accumulating $ 8.7 million in earnings. Besides this famous player, Elky is not idle either by ending the year in style with a second WSOP bracelet in his pocket. He will be followed by Benjamin Pollak, one of the 5 French who won a 7-figure award on the circuit. A glance also for Vincent Chauve, the WPT player of the year in Asia.
During the year 2019, the female agent has also established itself in the world of poker. In the Women’s Top 100, five French women are considered the best players in the world. The selection consists of the participant Winamax Gaëlle Baumann, Isabel Baltazar, Florence Allera, Aurélie Reard and Morgane Portier.