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UK & Ireland Online Poker Rankings: Dara O’Kearney Rises to the Top

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Irish players discovered they had a new number one in the online poker tournament rankings last week, and after the latest update by our friends at, the Emerald Isle once again has a new name at the summit of its rankings.

Dara “Doke” O’Kearney soared to the top of the Irish leaderboard on the back of an impressive runner-up finish in the partypoker Counterpunch for $2,980. This result on the back of dozens of cashes over the past month helped catapult O’Kearney past Tomas “luckymo32” Geleziunas as the number one Irish online poker tournament players.

Writing on Twitter, O’Kearney quipped: “You’re too old to climb the mountain again, but the old man climbed it one more time just to prove them wrong.”

O’Kearney also commented that he may not stay on top of the standings for long because Dan “NukeTheFish!” Wilson is due back from Costa Rica soon and is likely to hit the tables with renewed vigour.

Another Irish player enjoying some success at the tables last week was Daragh “daragh999” Davey who won the W CIRCUS Event 39 at Winamax for $9,635, while Jason “blaaaaaaah666” Tompkins triumphed in the $8,000 Monday Twins Challenge for $1,548 at 888poker.

Two results that came in too late to be counted towards their profile score were the runner-up finish in the PokerStars Big $55 for $5,071 by Nicholas “YerSoLucky” Newport, and the $16,451 score awarded to Daniel “danielt999” Tighe for winning the PokerStars $530 Bounty Builder High Roller.

Irish Online Poker Rankings Top 20 (November 15, 2017)

UK RankPlayerPoints
1Dara “Doke” O’Kearney3715.55
2Tomas “luckymo32” Geleziunas3511.75
3Dan “NukeTheFish!” Wilson3510.31
4Kevin “SuitedAcesBaby” Killeen3484.27
5James “Jaymo” Noonan3417.15
6Daragh “daragh999” Davey3212.36
7Keith “TheImprover” Cummins2889.40
9Conor “ccoonnoorr” O’Driscoll2856.41
11Cathal “shinerrr” Shine2769.59
12Daniel “danielt999” Tighe2700.54
13Nicholas “YerSoLucky” Newport2594.37
14Dan “DatWillDoPig” Rankin2565.03
15Frank “Denman98” Lillis2535.72
16Jason “blaaaaaah666” Tompkins2475.87
17Kamal “AceOfShamrocks” Singh2469.64
18David “Laois Hammer” Scully2314.98
20Marc “sluglife” O’Donnell2301.51

Big Scores Galore For British Grinders

There were plenty of impressive results enjoyed by players calling the United Kingdom home.

Current number one Conor “1_conor_b_1” Beresford helped himself to the $6,713 first-place prize of the partypoker Eliminator Warm-Up, the $9,728 third-place prize of the $530 Bounty Builder High Roller at PokerStars and the $8,790 runner-up prize of the partypoker High Roller.

Jonathan “proudflop” Proudfoot also banked a four-figure score by bubbling the final table of the partypoker High Roller for $2,288. Proudfoot then finished third in the Daily 500 at PokerStars for $9,707 but this score won’t count towards his points tally until next week.

Another player enjoying success at partypoker was Jamie “EzGame89” O’Connor who banked $4,259 for finishing sixth in the site’s High Roller while Owain “sngwonder” Carey won the $20K Gtd High Roller Warm-Up at partypoker for $10,340.

Lastly, shout outs to Charlie “chaz_man_chaz” Combes who finished second in the PokerStars Daily Marathon for $5,274, and to “luckyfish89” who was the fifth-place finisher in the PokerStars Mini Super Tuesday for a $5,737 addition to his bankroll.

UK Online Poker Rankings (November 15, 2017)

UK RankPlayerPoints
1Conor “1_conor_b_1” Beresford6950.89
2Patrick “pleno1” Leonard6527.36
3David “davaman” Lopez5977.90
4Ludovic “ludovi333” Geilich5861.43
5Oscar “MendaLerenda” Serradell5610.43
7Jonathan “proudflop” Proudfoot5366.14
8Chris “Moorman1” Moorman5333.57
9Jamie “EzGame89” O’Connor5136.70
10Javier “que_te_crio” Fernandez Alonso5113.57
11Charlie “chaz_man_chaz” Combes5093.93
12Patrick “thebigdog09” Brooks4995.71
13Owain “sngwonder” Carey4974.86
14Mihaita “Soulread93” Croitoru4833.63
15Nicolas “Liftededge” Todd4590.92
16Sam “TheSquid” Grafton4406.20
17Jonathan “Gil3000” Gill4271.21
19Scott “Aggro Santos” Margereson4117.74
20Matthew “eardleym” Eardley4030.53
  • Dara O'Kearney climbs to the top of the Irish online poker tournament rankings.

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