For the larger part of 2016 it looked like Fedor Holz would flee with the current year's Card Player of the Year grant, however with only 11 days staying in the year David Peters could outperform him with a couple grasp exhibitions down the extend and secure the 2016 title. The 29-year-old poker master from Toledo, Ohio at last made 22 - qualified last tables in 2016, turning into the main player to make more than 20 last tables in a solitary year in over 10 years.
With five titles won and $7,370,255 in live competition profit in 2016, Peters demonstrated that he was the most reliable competition player in the diversion whether playing in extreme little field super hot shot occasions or in huge no-restriction hold'em competitions with a huge number of participants. The 8,601 Player of the Year focuses he earned in 2016 were effortlessly the most for any player in the previous decade. For correlation 2015 victor Anthony Zinno earned 6,488 focuses, 2014 champ Dan Colman gathered 5,498, 2013 victor Daniel Negreanu scored 5,140 and 2012 victor Greg Merson had 5,100 focuses. Dwindles has been a top competition player throughout recent years, having completed fourth in the race in 2013. In any case, this year the dedication and diligent work payed off bigly. He now has more than $14.8 million in profession competition profit, enough to see him join the main 20 on the untouched cash list.
Dwindles got his year off to a mind boggling begin when he completed runner-up in the $200,000 purchase in World Poker Tour Philippines super hot shot only four days into the new year. The $2,309,000 he earned for making it down to heads-up play from a field of 52 passages constituted the biggest score of his competition profession. Dwindles then advanced toward the Bahamas for the PokerStars Caribbean Adventure where he made three aggregate last tables. To start with he indented two runner-up completions in littler preparatory occasions before putting fifth in the $100,000 purchase in super hot shot for $461,340 and 250 focuses. Before the finish of the primary month of the year he had officially collected more than $2.9 million in income and 750 focuses.
The following significant score for Peters came in the Aussie Millions $250,000 purchase in super hot shot. He completed second for $622,465 and 500 focuses. The spring saw Peters keep up his achievement in hot shot occasions, making two last tables in Aria High Roller $25,000 purchase in occasions before going to Monte Carlo for a productive European Poker Tour Grand Final run. Subsides completed eighth in the €50,000 super hot shot occasion there for $147,117 and afterward put third in a €10,300 abundance occasion.
Only two days in the wake of bringing home that title Peters outlived a field of 1,860 players to win his first World Series of Poker gold wristband in a $1,500 no-restriction hold'em occasion. Diminishes additionally earned $412,557 and 1,080 focuses for the win. November and December were the months that Peters truly set up together a mind boggling rushed to outperform Fedor Holz (who had six titles and 15 last table completes) and catch the current year's title. Dwindles made eight - qualified last table scores and won three titles in the last two months of the year. He first took a lucrative trek to Asia, completing eighth in the $500,000 ($64,465 ) Triton High Roller Series occasion for $215,462 and 102 focuses and after that triumphant the Asia Championship of Poker $250,000 ($32,224 ) hot shot $635,076 and 588 focuses. In that occasion he bested a field of 71 passages to catch his third title of the year. Subsides made four last tables in December, beginning with a ninth-put complete in a Five Diamond $5,250 no-restriction hold'em preparatory occasion. He then completed fifth in a $25,000 hot shot at a similar arrangement for $122,880 and 210 focuses.