For much of the latter half of 2016, Jeremy ‘Jermz’ Danger was on top of the New Jersey Online Poker Rankings. His domination over the rest of the state was rarely challenged during his time wearing the crown toward the end of the year. As a result, he comes into 2017 with the #1 ranking.
Danger put together another stellar month in December with an astounding 27 victories to his name. The largest score for Danger came when he won the WSOP.com $200 buy-in $50,000 guaranteed Ultimate Warrior. The $13,500 first place prize in the event marks the highest grossing score of Danger’s online career.
There was a changing of the guard on the next tier of the podium as Yong ‘ykwon17’ Kwon moved into the #2 spot. Kwon surpassed Dan ‘centrfieldr’ Lupo, who dropped down to #3after being #2 in last month’s rankings.
Kwon finished December with 17 wins to his credit while Lupo took down 11 medals of his own.
Craig ‘craigruby’ Rubinsteincontinues to ascend his way up the leaderboard as he moved up two spots to go from sixth place to fourth. The biggest of Rubinstein’s five victories came when he won the PokerStars $250 buy-in $10,000 guaranteed Super Tuesday for $5,030. Additionally, Rubinstein hit a Triple Crown over the course of three consecutive days between December 22-24.
Fred ‘BiggDaddy’ Ferrell took a slight hit to his place on the NJ totem pole as he fell to fifth place after dropping from second to third last month.
The newest addition to the rankings is Daniel ‘wildman75’ Buzgon, who sits in sixth place. Buzgon may be more well known for his $1,600,000 in live earnings and over $2,100,000 in online earnings outside of New Jersey-based sites, but is now among the elite players in his home state.
Holding strong at #7 is David ‘dehhhhh’ Coleman, who moved up a notch from eighth place when he first appeared in the rankings. Switching spots with Coleman is Michael ‘Johnnnydrama’ Haberman as he continues to hold steady in the top ten.
After a month spent outside of the rankings, Andrew ‘Mergulas’ Glauberg and Jacob ‘jtsnakes’ Perry are once again back in at #9 and #10 respectively. Ceding their positions from the bottom two spots in the rankings are Jesse ‘No_Xcape’ Elliott and Michael ‘Gags30’ Gagliano.
Dropping out of the rankings for the first time in many months is Keith ‘donnysack’ Donovan as he is now in #15.
New Jersey Online Poker Ranking Top 10
1. Jermz – 3,904.68 (-)
2. ykwon17 – 3,581.31 (+2)
3. centrfieldr – 3,555.59 (-1)
4. craigruby – 3,521.31 (+2)
5. Biggdaddy – 3,356.07 (-2)
6. wildman75 – 3,291.56 (NR)
7. dehhhhh – 3,249.05 (+1)
8. Johnnny Drama – 3,164.97 (-1)
9. Mergulas – 2,780.21 (NR)
10. jtsnakes – 2,773.24 (NR)
Dropped Out of Top 10 – No_Xcape, Gags30, donnysack
Just Missed – Lav519 (11th), Hags021 (12th), JLaw (13th)