Saturday, 17 November 2012
Ilari Sahamies is no stranger to the huge swings at the high stakes online tables but even he can rarely have experienced such highs and lows over the past three weeks.
After a pretty tough 2012, the Finn went on a heater in late October, enjoying a huge $1.1m upswing in the space of a week. He dropped virtually all of that a week later but has swung back into the black with a string of impressive performances over the past few days.Ilari tangled with the likes of Barcode and Sam Trickett at the $200/$400 PLO tables to close Thursday almost $228k to the good which was enough to take his weekly earnings to a cool $964k.Just past the mid-point of the month it's rafaelamit who tops the HighStakesDB.com November money list, +$725k. Also enjoying a good November are the likes of O Fortuna PLS +$587k and patpatman +$522k. Ilari Sahamies latest heroics have left him up $175k for November and $939k for the year.November's biggest loser is SallyWoo who is down $853k with PepperoniF down $443k, Gus Hansen down $347k and Sam Trickett down $238k also enjoying a tough start to the month.Up over $3m, Sauce123 is the biggest winner of 2012 with Zypehrin down $3.55m and Viktor 'Isildur1' Blom down the $2.67m the year's biggest losers.Join Ilari Sahamies at the PokerStars tables with a first deposit bonus of up to $600. Sign up here.
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