Phil Hellmuth Turning In An Exceptionally Strong Performance at WSOP

Published on October 23rd, 2021 3:52 pm EST

The Player of the Year Race is on for 2021.This World Series of Poker has been dominated by Phil Hellmuth news, as the "Poker Brat" has stirred up more controversy while turning in some exceptionally strong results.

As a result, Hellmuth currently sits at the top of the WSOP POY race, as he has compiled a total of 2,598.59 points so far.

Here is the top of the leaderboard as of this moment:

Phil Hellmuth, 2,598.59
Anthony Zinno, 2,231.10
Ari Engel, 1,863.55
Ryan Leng, 1,857.22
Dylan Linde, 1,821.72


Hellmuth has made a remarkable five final tables so far in this series, while also capturing his 16th World Series of Poker bracelet.

Hellmuth narrowly missed out on his 17th bracelet earlier this week, as he ended up finishing in second place in the Dealers Choice 6-Handed Championship.

Hellmuth is showing the world that he has turned into a very balanced poker player, as he has final tabled Dealers Choice, No Limit 2-7 Lowball Draw, Seven Card Stud, Omaha Hi-Lo 8 or Better and HORSE events.

Most would agree that Hellmuth continues to be one of the top NLHE tournament players in the world, though he has shown that he can excel in a wide range of other games as well.


The winner of the WSOP POY race will receive $15,000 in cash, while the runner-up will take home $7,500.


Filed Under: The World Series of Poker

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