Ole Schemion reclaims the top spot in the rankings - Global Poker Index
As usual, every week the list of the top 300 tournament poker players in the world undergoes a change. On the August 4-updated list, German poker pro Ole Schemion reclaims his No.1 place on the Global Poker Index (GPI). He overtakes the American poker player Dan Smith to second place with nearly 100-point difference: 3,997.15 against 3,907.02 points. Daniel Negreanu remains in 3rd place, just ahead of Scott Seiver who jumped up from 10th to 6th place. Byron Kaverman (-1), Jason Mercier (+2), Paul Volpe (-2), Erik Seidel (-2), Alex Bilokur (-2) and Martin Jacobson (+6) round out the Top 10 this week.
Anthony Ruberto is the biggest mover of the week. This American poker player has moved up 4,038 spots to secure 92th place thanks to his performance at the 45th annual World Series of Poker (WSOP) held in Rio - Las Vegas last month. Four paid places in this poker tournament allowed him to cash $ 326,865 and win 673, 90 spots on GPI. Many other notable players also enter the Top 300 rankings: Michael Tureniec, Barny Boatman, Max Pescatori, Ankush Mandavia, William Chao, Christopher De Maci, Tom Dobrilovic, Artem Litvinov, Jake Cody, Marko Neumann, Robin Ylitalo Christoffer and William Chao. On the other side of the bench, numerous are those who fall into the weeks biggest drops, ranging from Yann Dion (-105) to Sergio Aido (-89), then Rasmus Larsen Agerskov (-58), Hui Chen-Kuo (-46), Daniel Shak (-35) and Marvin Rettenmaier (-30) as well as O'Dwyer Stephen or (-23).
Thursday, 07 August 2014
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