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The PocketFives Rankings are all about showcasing the best online poker players in the world, but if you look beyond the worldwide rankings and focus on the race for #1 in individual countries, the races are often times a lot closer. In the debut edition of The Number Ones, we take a look at the top-ranked players from Argentina, Belgium, Japan, Germany and Greece. Argentina - Ramiro 'Ramiro' Petrone Sitting atop the Argentina rankings, Ramiro Petrone has quietly become one of the most dominant players in the world. With 8,845.56 PLB points, Petrone has almost 3,500 more than his next clo
Greece is well-known for being a poker-loving nation but, like many other countries out there, they have not always had the easiest of paths to logging on and grinding. From an outright ban in 2002 to the reinstatement of online poker in 2011 to the attempt at shutting down larger poker sites a couple years later, the players in Greece have had to be resourceful and find a variety of ways to get in the game. Despite the ups and downs of online poker regulation in Greece's history, the players have persisted and today there’s a talented core of players from Greece who are looking to make a di