POY

Kimo Sabe Mezcal Season 8 Player of the Year

The winner of the MSPT Kimo Sabe Mezcal Season 8 POY race, which runs the calendar year, will be awarded four MSPT Main Event seats ($4,400 value) to be used at events of their choosing, a seat into the MSPT Venetian summer event with $400 toward travel costs ($1,500 value), and $250 at each Main Event stop they attend up to $4,250*.

In addition, poker tax specialists Kondler & Associates, CPAs will provide the MSPT Season 8 Player of the Year with free tax services for the 2017 tax year ($800 value). This includes preparation of all tax forms (1040, 1099, etc.) as well as year-long tax planning and guidance. The firm has specialized in gambling taxation for over 10 years and has developed a concentration in the gaming industry. Kondler & Associates, CPAs has offices in Las Vegas, Atlantic City and San Diego and prepares tax returns for clients across the country.

Kimo Sabe Mezcal MSPT Season 8 Player of the Year Press Release

MSPT Player of the Year Points System

MSPT Player of the Year points are awarded based on the total prize pool of the tournament.

Points Chart
PP < $200,000 $200K - $299K $300K - $399K $400K - $499K $500K - $599K $600K - $749K $750K - $999K $1M - $1.99M $2M+
1 1,000 1,200 1,400 1,500 1,600 1,700 1,800 1,900 2,000
2 800 1,000 1,200 1,300 1,400 1,500 1,600 1,700 1,800
3 700 900 1,100 1,200 1,300 1,400 1,500 1,600 1,700
4 600 800 1,000 1,100 1,200 1,300 1,400 1,500 1,600
5 500 700 900 1,000 1,100 1,200 1,300 1,400 1,500
6 400 600 800 900 1,000 1,100 1,200 1,300 1,400
7 300 500 700 800 900 1,000 1,100 1,200 1,300
8 200 400 600 700 800 900 1,000 1,100 1,200
9 100 300 500 600 700 800 900 1,000 1,100
10 75 200 400 500 600 700 800 900 1,000
11 75 200 400 500 600 700 800 900 1,000
12 75 200 400 500 600 700 800 900 1,000
13 50 150 300 400 500 600 700 800 900
14 50 150 300 400 500 600 700 800 900
15 50 150 300 400 500 600 700 800 900
16 50 100 200 300 400 500 600 700 800
17 50 100 200 300 400 500 600 700 800
18 50 100 200 300 400 500 600 700 800
19 50 100 200 300 400 500 600 700
20 50 100 200 300 400 500 600 700
21 50 100 200 300 400 500 600 700
22 50 100 200 300 400 500 600 700
23 50 100 200 300 400 500 600 700
24 50 100 200 300 400 500 600 700
25 50 100 200 300 400 500 600 700
26 50 100 200 300 400 500 600 700
27 50 100 200 300 400 500 600 700
28 50 100 200 300 400 500 600
29 50 100 200 300 400 500 600
30 50 100 200 300 400 500 600
31 50 100 200 300 400 500 600
32 50 100 200 300 400 500 600
33 50 100 200 300 400 500 600
34 50 100 200 300 400 500 600
35 50 100 200 300 400 500 600
36 50 100 200 300 400 500 600
37 50 100 200 300 400 500
38 50 100 200 300 400 500
39 50 100 200 300 400 500
40 50 100 200 300 400 500
41 50 100 200 300 400 500
42 50 100 200 300 400 500
43 50 100 200 300 400 500
44 50 100 200 300 400 500
45 50 100 200 300 400 500
46 50 100 200 300 400
47 50 100 200 300 400
48 50 100 200 300 400
49 50 100 200 300 400
50 50 100 200 300 400
51 50 100 200 300 400
52 50 100 200 300 400
53 50 100 200 300 400
54 50 100 200 300 400
55 50 100 200 300
56 50 100 200 300
57 50 100 200 300
58 50 100 200 300
59 50 100 200 300
60 50 100 200 300
61 50 100 200 300
62 50 100 200 300
63 50 100 200 300
64 50 100 200
65 50 100 200
66 50 100 200
67 50 100 200
68 50 100 200
69 50 100 200
70 50 100 200
71 50 100 200
72 50 100 200
73 50 100
74 50 100
75 50 100
76 50 100
77 50 100
78 50 100
79 50 100
80 50 100
81 50 100
82 50
83 50
84 50
85 50
86 50
87 50
88 50
89 50
90 50
MSPT prelim cash events or SERIES events with a buy-in of < $1,100 that are deemed eligible for POY consideration by the MSPT will use a multiplier for POY points. For example, a $200-$299 buy-in event will use a multiplier of 1/5 the points awarded for a $1,100 with similar participants. A $300-$399 buy-in event will use 3/10 multiplier.

MSPT Season Points

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Rank Player Name Count
1 Keith Heine 2200
2 Mike Shanahan 2000
3 Nadar Kakhmazov 2000
4 Jason Bender 1933
5 Brayden Gazlay 1800
6 Aaron Massey 1700
7 Maury Solano 1700
8 Jordan Young 1700
9 Osama Aweida 1617
10 Frank Lucarelli 1600
11 Jacob Balsiger 1600
12 Jason Ramos 1550
13 Mark Wadekamper 1500
14 George Dietz 1500
15 Chris Moon 1500
16 Ankush Mandavia 1500
17 Fred Garcia 1500
18 Ari Engel 1500
19 Justin Rice 1500
20 Chris ORourke 1500
21 Jermaine Gerlin 1450
22 Chris Meyers 1400
23 Luke Bohnen 1400
24 Wen Zhang 1400
25 Jonathan Kim 1350
26 Carlos Monteiro 1317
27 Terry Moore 1300
28 Jordan Cristos 1300
29 Jewook Oh 1300
30 Nikki Nelson 1300
31 Matthew Roling 1300
32 Keith Block 1300
33 Rob WazWaz 1250
34 Todd Breyfogle 1250
35 Andrew Rubinberg 1250
36 George Shabatura 1200
37 Joel Klipping 1200
38 Chris Fabozzi 1200
39 Patrick Gunraj 1200
40 Joseph Michael 1200
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