Sunday, 13 January 2013
After a heavy losing session on Wednesday that saw him drop half a million dollars, Viktor Blom was back to winning ways on Thursday.
Many on the rail must have been fearing the worst when Isildur1 dropped over $350,000 in quick time to Kyle "cottonseed1" Hendon. The Swede soon recovered from that early setback though and put in a dominant performance against Tom Dwan at the triple draw tables which saw him take Durrrr for $300,000. He was even more dominant at the heads up triple draw and PLO tables against Ben 'Sauce1234' Sulsky, crushing him for a whopping $730k.All told, Blom was up over half a million dollars on the day, taking his earnings since the start of the year past the $4m mark. It's like 2009 all over again.Update – Isildur1 has continued his phenomenal start to 2013, booking another $600k plus profit against Ben 'Sauce1234' Sulsky at the PLO tables. According to HighStakesDB.com, the latest session puts Blom up $4.6m since 1 January and over $5m up since Full Tilt Poker relaunched.The biggest pot of the contest was a $427k monster that saw all the money go in on a 4d8sQh board. Isildur1's 9dJdQdKd needed help against Sulsky's AcAs6d5s and it came on both runnings. A Jh3d on the first running gave Blom top two and the Swede scooped the lot on the second running after rivering a straight.Join Isildur1 at the Full Tilt Poker tables with a 100% first deposit bonus of up to $600. Sign up here.Keep up to date with all the news from the poker world by following us on Twitter and Facebook.
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The Easter holidays are now upon us and Juicy Stakes and Intertops Poker are celebrating by holding a pair of special online poker tournaments.
Juicy Stakes and Intertops Poker will be launching their three-stage Vegas Milli Maker tournament series from tomorrow offering players the chance to win a prize package to compete in the upcoming Millionaire Maker event at the 48th annual edition of the World Series Of Poker (WSOP) in Las Vegas.
Intertops Poker and Juicy Stakes are about to kick off three-stage online satellite tournament series that are promising to award winners with prize packages to compete in the upcoming European Poker Championship in Velden, Austria.
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