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Rick Trigg Gallops Into Fourth in the UK Online Rankings

Rick Trigg shortly after winning GUKPT Blackpool

Rick Trigg has mounted a charge up the UK online tournament rankings and is trailing the top three by a nose. The horse racing lover from Sheffield has 6338.76 points to his name, while third placed Jareth East has 6492.67, a gap of only 153.91 points.

Last Wednesday, Trigg won the PokerStars $109 rebuy for a cool $11,244.50 and followed up that impressive result the following night with a third place in The Big $162, which netted “TheClaimeer” an additional $11,758.50.

Trigg won’t be adding many scores to his profile this week because he’s currently trying to fleece the bookies at the Cheltenham festival!

Another Brit who banked a nice score after winnings a $109 buy-in tournament at PokerStars was Reigate’s Jareth “jareth3542” East. Mr East danced his way through the 1,155 strong field in the March 9 edition of the $109 NL Hold’em Turbo to scoop the $19,935.30 first place prize.

Bursting into the top 20 of the powered rankings is Edinburgh’s Magnus “Giffordonian” Martin who debuts in 17th place. The mid-stakes regular seems to have a penchant for Omaha tournaments and they have served him well this past week with a win in the $22 PL Omaha Hi/Lo and another in the $109 PL Omaha Hi/Lo both at PokerStars.

Joining Martin in the “I’m ranked in the top 20 club” is Christopher Johnson, known in online poker circles as “MAKKAPAKK.” Johnson finished second in the €100 buy-in Night of Stars at last night for $7,063.37 and a shedload of leader board points so expect him to climb higher up the rankings in the coming weeks.

United Kingdom Online Poker Rankings (13/03/2014)

UK RankPlayerPoints
1Chris “moorman1” Moorman7642.73
2Charlie “chaz_man_chaz" Combes6795.43
3Jareth “jareth3542” East6492.67
4Rick “TheClaimeer” Trigg6338.76
5Christopher “NigDawG” Brammer6231.08
6Scott “Aggro Santos” Margereson5614.86
7Toby “810ofclubs” Lewis5595.70
8Jon “EMSBas” Spinks5561.94
9Sebastian “BassySaffari” Saffari5380.91
10Ben “jenbizzle” Jones5337.92
11Oscar “MendaLerenda” Serradell5231.23
12Rhys “floppinhel” Jones5195.08
13Phill “bergeroo” Huxley4895.92
14Niall “firaldo” Farrell4748.48
15Marcin “marcin123” Milde4746.45
16Paul “badpab2” Foltyn4742.79
17Magnus “Giffordonian” Martin4725.66
18Matas “bebaimis777” Cimbolas4649.95
19Luke “Bit2Easy” Reeves4625.96
20Christopher “MAKKAPAKK” Johnson4465.72

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