Patrick Leonard is one of the most in form poker players in the world.
The 25-year old, former journalist, is the number one ranked online tournament player in the world, after a series of impressive results, playing under the pseudonym pleno1. The young man who cites The Talented Mr Ripley as his favorite movie, is trying to become The Talented All-Round Poker Player, after trying his art on the live tournament scene - and boy has it gotten off to a cracking start. Leonard finishing runner-up to Bryn Kenney in the WPT UK High Roller for £62,000.
His tremendous success in 2014 has not been lost on the poker media with three nominations at the soon to be held British Poker Swards for Best Online Player of the Year, Breakout Player of the Year, and Performance of the Year - and that’s not including a potential WPT title!
Leonard will start the final table as the second shortest stack.