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UK & Ireland Online Poker Rankings: Killeen Returns to Irish No. 1 Spot

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  • Kevin Killeen returns to the top of the Irish online poker rankings, but how long for?

  • Conor Beresford is still the man to catch in the United Kingdom's online poker tournament rankings.

The United Kingdom’s online poker tournament rankings, by, are much the same as last week with the top five ranked players all enjoying some form of success over the past seven days.

Current number one, Conor “1_conor_b_1” Beresford had several four-figure scores, with the $7,304 he collected for being runner-up in the PokerStars Hot $215 being the largest of them.

Chris “Moorman1” Moorman won the PokerStars $320 NLHE 6-Max for $6,154 only a couple of days after being the third-place finisher in the 888poker $70,000 Baby Whale for $8,950, while Jamie “EzGame89” O’Connor finished fourth in the Fat Tuesday at PokerStars for $6,739, and Owain “sngwonder” Carey won the PokerStars $215 NLHE Turbo for $4,039.

Also having decent scores were Oscar “MendaLerenda” Serradell who was the third-place finisher in the PokerStars Sunday Grand for $14,834, Sam “TheSquid” Grafton who won $5,820 for his third-place finish in the partypoker Weigh-In,Scott “AggroSantos” Margereson who banked $30,765 for his runner-up finish in the PokerStars Sunday Grand, and Stephen “woody1234321” Woodhead whose victory in the PokerStars $320 NLHE 6-Max netted him $4,266.

UK Online Poker Rankings (September 1, 2016)

UK RankPlayerPoints
1Conor “1_conor_b_1” Beresford6678.91
2Phil “philroyal888” Mighall6231.52
3Chris “moorman1” Moorman5938.68
4Jamie “EzGame89” O’Connor5894.93
5Owain “sngwonder” Carey4969.53
6Oscar “MendaLerenda” Serradell4879.57
8Sam “The Squid” Grafton4812.91
9Matas “bebaimis777” Cimbolas4799.20
10Rick “TheClaimer” Trigg4778.62
11Vicent “vicenfish” Delgado4605.20
12Joel “Crackdel29” Visa Jordana4579.21
13Daniel “lucky_scrote” Carter4483.65
14Scott “Aggro Santos” Margereson4453.59
15Paul “Fold Machiii” Dando4241.73
16Stephen “woody1234321” Woodhead4228.26
18Sergio “trujustrus” Cabrera4059.87
19Rhys “floppinhel” Jones4051.49
20Andy “wiisssppppaa” Taylor3959.93

Kevin Killeen Reclaims Top Spot; Mick Graydon Falls From Top 20

There has been a slight reshuffle of the Irish top 20 with Kevin “SuitedAcesBaby” Killeen reclaiming the top spot from Dan “NukeTheFish!” Wilson, and Michael “BIGMICKG” Graydon falling out of the top 20 for the first time since UK & Ireland PokerNews began compiling these reports.

Killeen returned to the number one spot despite no massive scores to speak off, but more of a case of the points decaying for older tournaments. The gap between himself and Wilson is only small, so we could see Wilson climb back to the summit by next week.

Fourth-placed James “Jaymo” Noonan closed in on the leaders slightly thanks to winning the partypoker Clubber tournament for $2,783 while Toby “JobyToyce” Joyce also won at partypoker, taking down the Kangaroo tournament for $1,850.

The player known as “Kursplunk” jumped four places to eighth this week following his win in the PokerStars Hot $7.50 for $4,080, reaching the final table of Sunday Supersonic and reaching the final table of the partypoker $100,000 Gtd Main Event.

A special mention has to go to Frank “Denman98” Lillis who finished as runner-up in the Sunday Special FPS Deauville tournament for an $11,521 score, and to “rtspurs” who returned to the top 20 this week thanks in part to his exploits in the Omaha tournaments at PokerStars, namely the $320 NLO8 Omania High Roller where he finished fifth for $1,779.

Irish Online Poker Rankings Top 20 (September 1, 2016)

UK RankPlayerPoints
1Kevin “SuitedAcesBaby” Killeen4226.73
2Dan “NukeTheFish!” Wilson4182.20
3Tomas “luckymo32” Geleziunas3873.36
4James “Jaymo” Noonan3846.04
5Toby “Jobytoyce” Joyce3709.46
6Daniel “danielt999” Tighe3643.95
7Nicholas “YerSoLucky” Newport3433.70
9Dara “Doke” O’Kearney3314.74
10Conor “ccoonnoorr” O'Driscoll3302.68
12Daragh “daragh999” Davey3255.03
13Cathal “shinerrr” Shine3112.65
14Frank “Denman98” Lillis2931.41
15David “Laois Hammer” Scully2897.09
16Dan “DatWillDoPig” Rankin2674.72
17John “gruaiggorm” Daly2645.24
18Kamal “AceOfShamrocks” Singh2229.27
19Steve “MrTimCaum” O’Dwyer2194.15

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