Ted Leahy was the 2015-16 Player of the Year. details coming!
Mike Sestrich was the 2014 Player of the Year. details coming!
Charles Loflin was the 2013 Player of the Year. details coming!
Charles Loflin was the 2012 Player of the Year. Charles won the Hold'em Championship, won another hold'em tournament, and finished ITM in 2 others for a total of 1843 points giving him his 2nd POTY title. Dave Roper finished in 2nd place after placing 2nd in the Omaha Championship and finishing ITM in 4 other tournaments. Kent McCall, Seth Lively, and Ted Leahy finished the year 3rd thru 5th. Dave led the year with 5 ITM's while Charles, Kent, and Seth all had 4 each.
Ron Thompson was the 2011 Player of the Year. Ron finished 2nd in the Holdem Championship, 3rd in the Shootout Championship, and won a holdem tournament for a total of 1170 points. Kent McCall finished 2nd with 1689 points from 2nd place in the Players Championship, 3rd place in the Holdem Championship, 2nd place in an omaha tournament, and 2 other ITM's. Eddie Winston, Dave Roper, and Mike Deguibert finished the year 3rd thru 5th. Kent had the most ITM's with 5 while Ron, Dave, Mike Sestrich, Amit Agrawal, and Marco Antinarella had 3 each.
Charles Loflin was the 2010 Player of the Year. Charles finished 2nd in the Hold'em Championship, 2nd in the Players Championship, and 2nd in a hold'em tournament for a total of 1170 points. Mike Thelen finished only 53 points behind Charles for 2nd place. Brad Hendrickson, Mac Viers, and Ron Thompson finished the year 3rd thru 5th. Brad had the most ITM's with 4 while Charles, Mike, Ron, Ted Leahy, and Dave Roper had 3 each.
Kent McCall was the 2009 Player of the Year. Kent won the Tournament of Champions, won an Omaha tournament, and finished 2nd in another Omaha tournament and a holdem tournament for a total of 1425 points. Deepak Kaushik, Ted Leahy, Eddie Winston, and Jessica Delisle finished the year 2nd thru 5th. Kent, Ted, Eddie, and Greg Lewis tied for the most ITM's with 4.
Kent McCall was the 2008 Player of the Year. Kent won the ShootOut Championship, won a holdem tournament, and finished 2nd in another holdem tournament for a total of 1414 points. Mike Wood finished 2nd with 1174 points after finishing 2nd in the Shootout, 3rd in the Open, and 4th in the TOC. Bob Atwater, 2 time POTY Greg Lewis, and Charles Loflin finished the year 3rd thru 5th. Mike, Bob, and Frank Carrillo tied for the most ITM's with 5.
James Copher was the 2007 Player of the Year. James started 2007 strong by winning the Open Championship. He then went back-to-back by winning the next tournament, an Omaha hi/lo event. James then became the first player to win 2 majors after taking down the Tournament of Champions. James finished ITM in 2 other tournaments and finished the year with 1480 points. Kent McCall finished 2nd with 1279 points after winning the Heads Up Championship, an Omaha event, and 5 ITM's. Ted Leahy, Dave Roper, and Kevin Chatfield finished the year 3rd thru 5th. James, Kent, and Kevin tied for the most ITM's with 5.
Greg Lewis was the 2006 Player of the Year. Greg defended his 2005 POTY title by finishing 2006 with 927 points. Greg was a 3 time champion, including back to back wins in June & July and finished 3 other times ITM. Seth Lively finished 2nd with 691 points and 5 ITM's. Greg Hebeler, Gene Roerig, and Mike Grady finished the year 3rd thru 5th. Dave McPherson had the most ITM's with 7 while Greg had 6 and Seth had 5.
Greg Lewis was the 2005 Player of the Year. Greg finished with 1235 points, over 400 points ahead of Dave Roper who finished 2nd. Greg was a 3 time champion, 3 time runner up (including the Tournament of Champions), and finished 2 other times ITM. Rounding out the top 5 were Mike Grady, Brent Beattie, and Rick Anthony. Dave had the most ITM's with 9, Greg had 8, and Mike, Paul Schrafft, and Seth Lively had 6. The 2005 standings cover tournaments also held in 2004.