Taylor Paur (taypaur) Regains Top Worldwide Ranking


California online poker tournament superstar Taylor taypaurPaur (pictured) regained the #1 worldwide rankingon Wednesday thanks to his January 24th runner-up performance in the Full Tilt Poker$150k Guarantee ($150+13 NLHE) for $48,300. He also took down the $60k Guarantee on that evening for $17,100 and earned $14,200 for his win in the $40k Guarantee on January 5th. DoylesRoom Brunson 10 pro Chris moorman1Moorman of the United Kingdom has been on a roll lately, taking down the PokerStars Sunday Second Chance for $50,700 on January 30th. In December, Chris placed 3rd in the Titan PokerECOOP $250k Guaranteed for an even $50,000 and moves up three spots to #6 in this week’s rankings update. PocketFiver kleathof Virginia advances four spots to #10 on the heels of his January 28th victory in the Full Tilt $80k Guarantee rebuy event for $30,000 while Dattebayoand blizair are now ranked #15 and #16 respectively.

High profile online poker legend shaundeeb(pictured, ranked #17) booked his largest cash-to-date on January 24th upon taking down the $1k Monday ($1,000+60 NLHE) outright for $312,000 during Double Guarantees Week at Full Tilt Poker. Grayson the_dean22Nichols added to his impressive online poker results by winning the $250k Guarantee for $104,100 over the weekend, and is up seven to #22 accordingly. KJulius10took down the Stars Sunday 500 for $95,400 recently and is now ranked #23 worldwide, while Nick agriffrod Mitchell (up 12 spots to #24 worldwide) cashed for nearly $150,000 upon finishing 4th in the Full Tilt $1.5 Million Guarantee.

PokerPwnagetournament instructor Russell rdcrsnCarson (pictured) leaps all the way up to #25 this week following his heads-up chop of the Full Tilt $300k Guarantee for $88,000 on Sunday. Jim P0KERPR033Campbell (ranked #32) won the Full Tilt $150k Guarantee for $74,200 on January 24th, Jason jdpc27Wheeler (ranked #33) earned $48,900 for his recent final table appearance in the Sunday Mulligan and Gripis now ranked #35 at online tournament play. United Kingdom star rivermanlpocketed a combined $157,000 in January from his victories in the UB.com$250k Guaranteed ($500+30 NLHE) and PokerStars $300k Guaranteed ($100+9 NLHE with rebuys) events. Bryan bparisParis (ranked #47) has dual runner-up finishes in $100 rebuy tournaments on Full Tilt for a combined 85,000 recently, while Corwin mig.com Mackey leaps all the way up to #60 as a result of his $55,000 score in the Full Tilt $150k Guarantee on January 26th.

Jacob bazemanBazeley (pictured, up 13 spots to #74) received $26,900 for his January 30th win in the Full Tilt $80k Guarantee, while SirRockoimproves to #78. Also new to the rankings this week are ahustla16(#80), RenRad 01(#87), HR Dub(#90), l33t_hax0r(#94), Hixx(#95), iPlayTourneys(#96), M1cKmAcK(#97), Pipedream17(#99) and Scarypooper (#100).

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