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PocketFives Online Poker Rankings Update for August 20, 2014

PocketFives Online Poker Rankings Update - 8/20/14

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After a one-week hiatus from the top spot, p0cket00 returned to #1 in the PocketFives.com Online Poker Rankings this week. He is one of two Canadians to have held the top spot in the Rankings this year (Griffin Flush_Entity Benger is the other) and has a 140-point lead over the second place player on the leaderboard.

10. PokerKaiser

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10. PokerKaiser

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Chile's Nicolas "PokerKaiser" Fierro dropped three spots to #10 this week, but won the Winamax High Roller on August 19 for $6,400 and has $6.3 million in online tournament cashes, the 15th highest total of anyone on PocketFives.

9. dipthrong

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9. dipthrong

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Mark "dipthrong" Herm won the FTOPS XXVI Leaderboard and earned a four-month Black Card sponsorship after an impressive run through the recent Full Tilt tournament series.

8. jbrown8777

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8. jbrown8777

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Up two spots from #10 to #8 this week in the PocketFives Rankings is jbrown8777, who has $1.9 million in online tournament winnings and is sitting at his highest position ever in the Rankings.

7. theclaimeer

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7. theclaimeer

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Rick Trigg is just a few thousand dollars away from hitting $5 million in online tournament scores and has seven wins since August 7. He is the #2 ranked player in the UK behind Patrick "pleno1" Leonard.

6. romeopro

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6. romeopro

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Kiev, Ukraine's Roman "Romeopro" Romanovskyi holds steady at #6 this week on the strength of four online tournament wins in the last ten days, bringing his career total to 161.

5. huiiiiiiiiii

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5. huiiiiiiiiii

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Moving down one spot in the PocketFives Rankings this week is Austria's huiiiiiiiiii, who is fresh off a win in the PokerStars Sunday 500, his 100th victory.

4. European

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4. European

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Leaping all the way from #24 to #4 this week is European, who calls Finland home and took down the PokerStars Sunday Million over the weekend for over 1,100 PLB Points.

3. r4ndomr4gs

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3. r4ndomr4gs

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Holding strong this week at #3 in the world on PocketFives is Sweden's r4ndomr4gs, who was ranked #1 on our site as recently as July. He won the iPoker Sunday Special on August 10 for $25,000.

2. pleno1

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2. pleno1

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Patrick "pleno1" Leonard drops to #2 after a one-week stint at #1. He passed $1 million in online tournament winnings on August 4 and won the Winamax High Roller on August 13 for $6,400 and 138 PLB Points, the metric used to determine the PocketFives Rankings.

1. p0cket00

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1. p0cket00

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The top-ranked player on PocketFives this week is p0cket00, who is enjoying his fifth stint at #1. p0cket00 just hit $8 million in career online tournament winnings, the second highest total of anyone on PocketFives.

By Dan Cypra, Editor-in-Chief, PocketFives.com