PocketFives Rankings: Legenden Up 16 Spots to #6

The top 10 of the PocketFives Rankings this week

The PocketFives Online Poker Rankingswere recalculated on Wednesday. eisenhower1, who calls Sweden home, closed out the 2015 calendar year as the #1 ranked player, having ascended to the throne on September 30. He has 7,313 PLB Points, the measure used to determine the Rankings, and leads second-ranked veeea by 27 points. Will we have a changing of the guard as we ring in 2016? We’ll have to find out next week.

Let’s start with eisenhower1, who won the PartyPoker Heavyweight Uppercut on December 22 for $8,400 and 225 PLB Points, helping preserve his lead in the Rankings. All told, he has $7.8 million in tracked online MTT winnings and a healthy 4,328 in the money finishes. He has been a member of PocketFives since 2006.

veeea, who is ranked #2, won the 24hPoker Sunday Drive 10 days ago for $4,300 and 111 PLB Points. His big splash came last month in the Sunday Million, a tournament he took down for a mammoth $183,000 payday and over 1,000 PLB Points. The same day, he won the PokerStars Bigger $109 for another $40,000 and 503 PLB Points.

veeea is at #2 on PocketFives and within 30 points of the top spot

Legenden hit it big this week, moving up 16 spots in the PocketFives Rankings from #22 to #6. He is fresh off winning the PokerStars Super Tuesday for the second time and banked almost $100,000 in the process, helping propel him back into the top 10 worldwide. He was ranked #1 on our site as recently as two years ago.

After reentering his screen names, former #1 ranked player StrungOut1resurfaced at #14 in the world. StrungOut1 final tabled the Full Tilt Sunday Major over the weekend for $7,000 and ruled the roost on our site earlier this year. He is approaching $5 million in career online tournament winnings.

Shooting up 44 spots in the Rankings this week was Aggro Santos, whose real name is Scott Margereson. He’s currently at #52 worldwide and won both the 888 Octopus and PokerStars Saturday Super Knockout on December 22 for over $30,000 total. He has notched five tracked wins in December, raising his career total to 102.

Aggro Santos moved up 44 spots

Brazil’s heyalisson moved up 37 spots to settle at #60. This is the highest he has ever been in the Rankings and comes on the heels of three wins this month along with a $46,000 payday for finishing second in the Sunday Supersonic three days ago. heyalisson is the fifth-ranked player in Brazil and #1 in the plateau city of Curitiba.

The Netherlands’ Bunkervogel, who entered his screen names this week, entered the top 100 at #63 and just passed $1 million in winnings. He has four wins in the last 10 days, including $10,000 for taking down the PokerStars $2.22 Rebuy Saturday Splash. Bunkervogel is the top-ranked player from the Netherlands.

Here are the top 10 players in the Rankings this week along with the PLB scores for each:

1. eisenhower1– 7,313 points
2. veeea– 7,286 points
3. Smeckten – 6,770 points
4. C Darwin2 – 6,733 points
5. SvZff – 6,714 points
6. Legenden– 6,468 points
7. AnteSvante – 6,443 points
8. lena900 – 6,418 points
9. IgorK – 6,258 points
10. jbrown8777 – 6,221 points