Although the top four places in UK & Ireland online poker tournament rankings remain unchanged, there has been plenty of shuffling going on in positions five through ten. Two players have fallen, two have climbed and we have a brand new entry in the top 10.
The top four places still read Jude “j.thaddeus” Ainsworth, Christopher “NigDawG” Brammer, Chris “moorman1” Moorman and Toby “810ofclubs” Lewis, but under those stellar names are plenty of changes.
Climbing to fifth place is Sebastian Saffari who seems to have hit form once again. In recent weeks, Saffari has had a number of substantial scores, scores that would have been significantly larger had he not slipped at the final hurdles. A sixth place in the Full Tilt Poker $250,000 Guarantee and a third place finish in the Super Sized Sunday (also at Full Tilt Poker) are results that immediately spring to mind. Yesterday, Saffari finished second in the Super Sized Sunday for $21,781.13 and a ton of leaderboard points that could see him climb even higher in the UK & Ireland standings.
Also on the rise is James “JamerOK” Cawley who moved up two places to 7th. Cawley has started September in top form, finishing fourth in the PokerStars $215 buy-in Turbo for $6,304 and then coming second in the PokerStars.fr €100 1R1A for $10,236. A few nights ago, Cawley won the $44 NL Hold’em Turbo at PokerStars for an additional $3,201.
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Making an appearance in the top 10 is Manchester’s Luke “Bit2Easy” Reeves, another player who has performed consistently for many months. That consistency has been rewarded of late, mainly with a win in late August in The Hot $55 for $10,447, a win in the $55 Turbo at PokerStars and a sixth place finish in the $265 NL Hold’em Knockout ($6,061) all at PokerStars. Keep an eye out for an interview with Reeves coming to UK & Ireland PokerNews soon.
UK & Ireland Online Poker Rankings
|1st||Jude “j.thaddeus” Ainsworth||6758.15|
|2nd||Christopher “NigDawG” Brammer||6619.36|
|3rd||Chris “moorman1” Moorman||6256.59|
|4th||Toby “810ofclubs” Lewis||6162.77|
|5th||Sebastian “Seba29072” Saffari||5803.93|
|6th||Charlie “chaz_man_chaz" Combes||5615.43|
|7th||James “JamerOK” Cawley||5332.87|
|8th||Andrew “stato_1” Hulme||5146.45|
|9th||Craig “mcc3991” McCorkell||5141.94|
|10th||Luke “Bit2Easy” Reeves||5059.47|
Data from PocketFives.com was used to create this article.
With the miniFTOPS and WCOOP underway, PokerNews would expect some big changes to the top 10 over the next couple of week. The huge prizes generated by these festivals also bring with them masses of rankings points. Exciting times are ahead of us!