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UK & Ireland Online Poker Rankings: Leonard and Wilson Return to the Top

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Both the United Kingdom and Ireland’s online poker tournament rankings, provided by PocketFives.com, have new names at the top of their respective leaderboards with Patrick Leonard and Daniel Wilson returning to the number one spot.

partypoker ambassador Leonard soared to the top of the UK rankings after trailing Conor “1_conor_b_1” Beresford for several weeks; Leonard now enjoys a lead of more than 400 points. Leonard’s massive $207,978 score for winning the partypoker POWERFEST #46-H: $1 Million Gtd earned him enough points to climb to the top of the UK’s chart and return to the worldwide top 10 where he currently sits eighth.

Beresford kept tabs on Leonard by winning the $530 Bounty Builder at PokerStars for $18,413 and has secured two victories since, including one worth $35,521, although those last two results will not be added to Beresford’s profile until the next database refresh.

Jonathan “proudflop” Proudfoot still occupies third-place in the UK standings despite some impressive results at partypoker. Proudfoot took down the $20K PKO High Roller Warm Up for $13,001 and then won the $40K Gtd High Roller for $10,345 on the same night. Those two results should close the gap on the runaway top two.

We have to give a mention to UK-based Spaniard Javier “que_te_crio” Fernandez Alonso who has been tearing up the virtual felt of late. After winning the partypoker Uppercut for $10,831, Alonso finished third in the site’s Eliminator Warm Up PKO for $2,330 then finished third in the PokerStars Hot $162 for $2,127 and seventh in the $1,050 Thursday Thrill for $5,378.

UK Online Poker Rankings (February 15, 2018)

UK RankPlayerPoints
1Patrick “pleno1” Leonard7996.74
2Conor “1_conor_b_1” Beresford7525.50
3Jonathan “proudflop” Proudfoot6529.21
4Kenny “SpaceyFCB” Hallaert6095.02
5Charlie “chaz_man_chaz” Combes5904.05
6Oscar “MendaLerenda” Serradell5302.33
7Owain “sngwonder” Carey5273.12
8Chris “Moorman1” Moorman5211.79
9Ludovic “ludovi333” Geilich5003.07
10David “davaman” Lopez4869.45
11Javier “que_te_crio” Fernandez Alonso4761.74
12Sam “TheSquid” Grafton4604.86
13Patrick “thebigdog09” Brooks4540.38
14Jamie “EzGame89” O’Connor4517.43
15“carpediem200”4446.72
16“fatboi”4358.78
17Mihaita “Soulread93” Croitoru4351.07
18David “Clarkson7” Clarkson4335.54
19Daryl “PS1Greeny” Green4275.27
20“Kashmiri”4227.20

Dan Wilson Reclaims the Irish Number One Spot

Dan “NukeTheFish!” Wilson is back on top in the Irish standings courtesy of a brace of victories. Wilson secured the win in the Hot $82 at PokerStars for $5,604 and then triumphed in the 888poker $10,000 Tornado for $2,970. Wilson leads Dara “Doke” O’Kearney by a mere 33.63 points so his lead at the summit could be short-lived.

Daniel “danielt999” Tighe climbed two places to fourth on the back of him winning the Big $27 at PokerStars for $1,700 and his deep run in the 12th Anniversary Sunday Million where he finished 10rd for $11,510.

Former Irish number “Rowniwn” climbed two places to 11th this week after winning the PokerStars $11 NLHE 6-Max Hyper Turbo for $2,374 and finishing third in the Big $162 for an additional $1,888, while Brandon “daehbonk” Naughton jumped six placed to 10th in Ireland after an impressive victory in the PokerStars $22 Mini Monday 6-Max that netted him a cool $13,142.

Lastly, a shout out to Dan “DatWillDoPig” Rankin who won $1,196 by coming out on top of the $27 NLHE 6-Max Turbo and then finishing third in the Hot $55 for $3,391 over at PokerStars.

Irish Online Poker Rankings Top 20 (February 15, 2018)

UK RankPlayerPoints
1Dan “NukeTheFish!” Wilson4139.66
2Dara “Doke” O’Kearney4106.03
3Kevin “SuitedAcesBaby” Killeen3830.45
4Daniel “danielt999” Tighe3312.49
5Nicholas “YerSoLucky” Newport3156.66
6Steve “MrTimCaum” O’Dwyer3108.65
7Dan “DatWillDoPig” Rankin2932.85
7Tomas “luckymo32” Geleziunas2865.31
9Sean “monkeybudgie” Prendiville2859.40
10Brendan “daehbonk” Naughton2829.16
11“Rowniwn”2804.59
12Cathal “shinerrr” Shine2796.92
13James “Jaymo” Noonan2796.46
14Daragh “daragh999” Davey2691.37
15Keith “TheImprover” Cummins2579.51
16Conor “ccoonnoorr” O’Driscoll2529.65
17Karl “chips12354” Curry2520.99
18“Noogaii”2286.59
19Matthew “flukeybob” Brady2274.11
20Jason “blaaaaaah666” Tompkins2166.24
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