Jonatan ‘Pot4etUS’ Hellman Wins July PLB

Jonatan ‘Pot4teUS’ Hellman finished on top of the July PLB standings. (photo: Tomas Stacha)

July brought most of the online poker world back together as most players who were in Las Vegas for the summer returned home to restart the virtual grind. It was another contested battle to finish at the top of the PocketFives monthly PLB leaderboard. and this time around, Jonatan ‘Po4teUS’ Hellman finished on top.

Hellman accumulated 2,650 points, nearly 150 points more than second place Jerry ‘perrymejsen’ Odeen. In July, Hellman picked up five wins with a multitude of additional podium finishes. The largest cash for Hellman came in the $700 Super Sized Sunday on PokerStars where a win earned him $35,275 and 447.03 points. Overall, Hellman had an average score of 132.54 in July.

Odeen took down two majors events in July, which spearheaded his run to second place. The first tournament won by Odeen was the PokerStars Sunday Grand. Odeen beat a field of 181 players and took home the first place prize of almost $36,000. A week later, the partypoker High Roller on July 24 earned Odeen 396 points when he won the event and collected the $29,400 first place prize.

Emil ‘Smeckten’ Ohlsson and ‘lena900’finished in third and fourth place, respectively. Ohlsson came back from a two-month hiatus to win eight tournaments in July and push his career earnings up to $5,190,000. ‘lena900’ is #3 in the world for a reason and the seven wins notched last month attest to that.

In the middle of the pack is Jordan ‘JWProdigy’ Westmoreland, who checks in at #8. Westmoreland had the third-best point scoring result of the month among the top-10. He won the Sunday Grand on July 2 and picked up 419.52 points along with $35,435.

There’s more than one member from the worldwide top-10 in the July PLB Rankings as current #5 Andreas ‘r4ndomr4gs’ Berggren finished ninth. Berggren won four tournaments last month and held an average score of 108.96 points, earning 2,179 points overall.

Jonatan ‘Pot4teUS’ Hellman 2,650.89
Jerry ‘perrymejsen’ Odeen 2,507.54
Emil ‘Smeckten’ Ohlsson 2,472.40
lena900 2,342.25
Conor ‘1_conor_b_1’ Beresford 2,290.03
Gustavo’ 22ehnutzz’ Mastelotto 2,281.57
MiracleQ 2,216.80
Jordan ‘JWPRODIGY’ Westmoreland 2,194.03
Andreas ‘r4ndomr4gs’ Berggren 2,179.22
Rômulo ‘Primao89’ Araújo 2,128.25