Dan Lanthier

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Dan Lanthier
Residence Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
Nationality {CAN} Canadian
Professional Career
Pro Tour debut Pro Tour Hollywood 2008
Pro Tour top 8s 0
Grand Prix top 8s 3 (2 wins)
Median Pro Tour Finish 214
Pro Tours Played 20
Lifetime Pro Points 140 (as of 2018-08-14)

Daniel Lanthier is a former Magic player from Canada. He is a two-time Grand Prix champion, having won GP Vancouver and GP Quebec City, both in 2015. In 2008, he won the Canadian national championships. In 2018, he was caught cheating, and was suspended from the DCI for three years.


Season Event type Location Format Date Rank
2008 Nationals Canada Standard and Booster Draft 4–5 August 2008 1
2011 Nationals Mississauga Standard and Booster Draft 20–21 August 2011 3
2014–15 Grand Prix Vancouver Modern 21–22 February 2015 1
2015–16 Grand Prix Quebec City Standard 24–25 October 2015 1
2017–18 Grand Prix Detroit Team Modern 8–9 September 2018 4

Source: Wizards.com

Pro Tour results

List of the Pro Tour results and winnings of Dan Lanthier
Season Pro Tour Format Finish Winnings
2008 Hollywood Standard 361
2008 Berlin Extended 435
2008 Worlds (Memphis) Special 178
2009 Honolulu Block Constructed and Booster Draft 49 $675
2009 Austin Extended and Booster Draft 349
2009 Worlds (Rome) Special 224
2011 Worlds (San Francisco) Special 285
2012 Avacyn Restored in Barcelona Block Constructed and Booster Draft 157
2013–14 Journey into Nyx in Atlanta Block Constructed and Booster Draft 206
2014–15 Dragons of Tarkir in Brussels Standard and Booster Draft 73 $1,000
2014–15 Magic Origins in Vancouver Standard and Booster Draft 253
2015–16 Battle for Zendikar in Milwaukee Standard and Booster Draft 222
2015–16 Oath of the Gatewatch in Atlanta Modern and Booster Draft 79
2015–16 Shadows over Innistrad in Madrid Standard and Booster Draft 46 $1,500
2015–16 Eldritch Moon in Sydney Standard and Booster Draft 191
2016–17 Kaladesh in Honolulu Standard and Booster Draft 93
2016–17 Aether Revolt in Dublin Standard and Booster Draft 73
2016–17 Amonkhet in Nashville Standard and Booster Draft 298
2016–17 Hour of Devastation in Kyoto Standard and Booster Draft 386
2017–18 25th Anniversary in Minneapolis Team Constructed 137

Source: Wizards.com

Disqualification and suspension

In October 2018, Lanthier was caught manipulating his deck during a match. After the event, the incident was reviewed by the owner and a local Level 2 judge, and he was disqualified from the event.[1][2] Lanthier afterwards admitted to the cheat and requested that he receive a lifetime ban from the DCI.[3] Ultimately, he was suspended from the DCI for three years.[4]

External links


  1. Jake Vyper (2018-10-14). "Two-Time Magic: The Gathering Grand Prix Champion Caught Cheating on Camera Twice". Epicstream. Retrieved on 2019-01-31.
  2. Wizard's Tower Facebook
  3. Dan Lanthier's statement
  4. Jake Vyper (2018-11-06). "Magic: The Gathering Cheater Suspended For 3 Years". Epicstream. Retrieved on 2019-01-31.