Profit and Loss Take on New Meaning for Swedish Pro Viktor Blom
He’s 23, down $3.6 million for the past 30 days; but that’s not terribly unusual for the poker phenom understood round the global world to online fans as ‘Isildur1,’ aka Viktor Blom. Following a dazzling two-week online winning streak from the start of this new year, Blom has since fallen back once again to a meager $1.5 million, according to HighstakesDB.com, a poker tracking data site. More than $800,000 of those brutal losses occurred in just the past week, and took destination on Comprehensive Tilt poker, the online site he represents as an expert.
High Stakes Is His Game
It’s all in one day’s work for the young pro, who is no stranger to uber high-stakes online poker: he caught the breathless attention of poker fans everywhere simply four years ago, when in 2009, he had been active in all ten of this largest pots in poker online history. Blom had been still playing under wraps by his online pseudonym as he joined Team PokerStars at the finish of 2010, only to possess their true identity revealed when he played live at the annual PokerStars Caribbean Adventure (PCA) in the Bahamas. Blom remained on the PokerStars pro roster for 1 1/2 years, moving on to Full Tilt just recently, in October 2012.
Highs and Lows
Blom is no stranger to the highs and lows of on-line poker; in their initial cloaked ‘Isildur1’ days, he played top pros like Tom Dwan, Phil Ivey and Patrik Antonius in cash games as big as $500/$10 Continue a ler sobreProfit and Loss Take on New Meaning for Swedish Pro Viktor Blom …