PocketFivers Fresh_oO_D, athilla, RuiNF Pacing WCOOP Leaderboard

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With one week to go in the PokerStars World Championship of Online Poker, or WCOOP, three PocketFives members lead the WCOOP Leaderboard. At stake for the winner of the series-long leaderboard is a Champion’s Trophy, $20,000 in cash, and a 2016 TCOOP Main Event ticket.

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Austria’s Fresh_oO_D (pictured above) leads the way right now with 365 points. He has five top-ten finishes in WCOOP events thus far as part of 13 cashes, the most of anyone so far. Here’s how the Austrian has cashed out:

WCOOP-02: $215 NL Hold’em: 303rd place
WCOOP-04: $215 NL Hold’em: 70th place
WCOOP-06: $700 PL Omaha: 9th place
WCOOP-18: $1,050 7-Card Stud Hi/Lo Championship: 17th place
WCOOP-19: $320 NL Hold’em: 206th place
WCOOP-29: $700 7-Card Stud Championship: 2nd place
WCOOP-30: $215 PL 5-Card Omaha H/L: 42nd place
WCOOP-33: $700 FL Badugi Championship: 9th place
WCOOP-34: $320 NL Hold’em: 174th place
WCOOP-36: $215 NL Hold’em: 81st place
WCOOP-37: $320 8-Game: 49th place
WCOOP-39: $700 Triple Draw 2-7 Championship: 5th place
WCOOP-43: $320 HORSE: 3rd place

In a two-way tie for second place is Norway’s Orjan athilla Skommo (pictured), who has 295 points. He has five top-25 finishes so far and two fourth place runs. He’s the fourth-ranked player in Norway on PocketFives. Here’s how he has cashed out so far:

WCOOP-01: $109 NL Hold’em: 342nd place
WCOOP-08: $700 NL Single Draw 2-7 Championship: 10th place
WCOOP-09: $1,050 NL Hold’em: 145th place
WCOOP-13: $320 NL Hold’em: 108th place
WCOOP-18: $1,050 7-Card Stud Hi/Lo Championship: 4th place
WCOOP-20: $109 NL Hold’em: 454th place
WCOOP-26: $700 NL Hold’em: 45th place
WCOOP-27: $215 PL Omaha: 4th place
WCOOP-36: $215 NL Hold’em: 22nd place
WCOOP-41: $320 NL Hold’em: 14th place

Also tied for second place is Rui RuiNF Ferreira (pictured). He has taken his screen names out of his profile, but is still tied at 295 points on the WCOOP leaderboard. Ferreira plays poker from the Czech Republic, according to PokerStars, and has 11 in the money finishes with one win:

WCOOP-01: $109 NL Hold’em: 1,374th place
WCOOP-02: $215 NL Hold’em: 627th place
WCOOP-11: $215 NL Hold’em: 108th place
WCOOP-13: $320 NL Hold’em: 42nd place
WCOOP-14: $215 NL Hold’em: 1st place
WCOOP-19: $320 NL Hold’em: 6th place
WCOOP-20: $109 NL Hold’em: 861st place
WCOOP-21: $530 NL Hold’em: 237th place
WCOOP-25: $10,300 NL Hold’em: 25th place
WCOOP-31: $1,050 NL Hold’em: 4th place
WCOOP-34: $320 NL Hold’em: 166th place

Russia has the most 2015 WCOOP wins so far with five, one more than the UK. Canadians have made the most final tables so far at 33, also one more than the UK. Visit PokerStars for more details on the ongoing WCOOP.

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