The GPI (Global Poker Index) posted the regular update of their ranking last week Wednesday, 19 August 2015. Canadian Poker player Mike Leah was among the well-known to return to GPI’s top 20 highest ranking players.
Leah return – GPI ranking
There was little shift seen on the leader board’s top 20 this week. The top three spots were occupied by Jason Mercier in the first place with a total of 4,043.95 points, Anthony Zinno in the second place with a total number of 4,021.32 points and Byron Keverman in the third place with a total number of 3,987.89 points.
Leah took 20th place with a total of 3,235.05 points and managed to maintain his 31st place in the GPI Player of the Year leader board for a second successive week. He is currently one of the best poker players in Canada with live tournament earnings of $4,741,245 from his first places and final table appearances in major events. He also won a total of $2,554,485 from various Online Poker rooms.
Leah is considered one of the most talented mixed game poker players globally. His professional poker career started in 2006; and grew quickly and steadily. Since the beginning of the year, Leah has cashed in 14 times collecting a little less than $1 million. Between February 28 and March 5, he was in the second place in L.A. (Los Angeles) Poker Classic $10,000 No-Limit Hold’em Championship which was held at Commerce Casino. In the LA Poker Classic $10,000 No-Limit Hold’em Championship he gained a total 554.31 GPI points and secured an amount of $701,350.
Apart from winning his first ever WSOP (World Series of Poker) gold bracelet, he also won two World Series Of Poker (WSOP) Circuit gold rings at the Bicycle Casino in L.A. Leah adds his years of experience to Ivey Poker League and intends on increasing his titles to both his poker profile both online and live.