2009: Year of the Non-American?

by , Jan 26, 2009 | 9:00 am

I know January Player of the Year rankings mean about as much as a WSOP main event Day 1 Level 3 chip lead, but still, a quick look at CardPlayer’s 2009 POY, and I can tell you that it looks different from any other year I’ve looked at it this early — with so many non-Americans high on the leaderboard.

We’ll see if this holds up and says anything about the level of skill worldwide … it may just be reflecting the growth of international tournaments. Still … it’s different, and noted.

One Comment to “2009: Year of the Non-American?”

  1. Josh Stringer

    The state of Texas is representing strong!