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Rumors of Viktor Blom Unibet Poker Signing

A month ago, popular high stakes pro Viktor ‘Isildur1’ Blom was dropped by Full Tilt Poker. Many considered this yet another sign that the sponsorship era of online poker is almost dead. However, it’s possible that Blom has already landed with Unibet, and we’ll discuss the signs of this potential deal below. Tweets from Blom and Alex Dreyfus Speculation over a union between Blom and Unibet arose when the Swede recently tweeted the following about his upcoming poker schedule: “In Macau right now, but planning to play the @unibet cash game before @unibetopen at Aspers in London end of November. …

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Full Tilt Poker Sit & Go Trio: Play Viktor Blom for $5k

Just recently, Full Tilt Poker pitted Viktor ‘Isildur1’ Blom against Jake Cody in a Best-of-Three series of sit and go’s. Blom swept the three SNG’s and won $50,000 through the promotion. And now, Full Tilt is giving players an opportunity to take on the champ in the Sit & Go Trio promo. If you’re interested in being one of the players who’ll compete against Isildur1 heads-up for a $5,000 prize, then check out the details below. Full Tilt Sit  & Go Trio Promotion Dates Sit & Go Trio runs from Monday, September 28th to Sunday, October 3rd, 2014. Qualifying players …

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Viktor Blom Beats Jake Cody in Full Tilt Showdown

The much-anticipated “Best-of-Three” showdown recently took place at Full Tilt Poker, but only one half of the original participants were available for the challenge. Viktor ‘Isildur1’ Blom was ready but his opponent, Gus Hansen, had to skip the September 14th showdown. All that Full Tilt offered on the absence was the following: We regret that Hansen was unable to play, and we apologise to his fans. Unfortunately, due to unforeseen circumstances, Gus Hansen did not play the heads-up match against Isildur. Luckily, Jake Cody filled in for Hansen in the Best-of-Three series, which consisted of Stud Hi/Lo, Triple Draw and …

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Gus Hansen vs. Viktor Blom in Full Tilt “Best-Of-Three” Promo

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Gus Hansen and Viktor ‘Isildur1’ Blom are two of the world’s most-famous poker pros. And now the well-known grinders are set to do battle against each other in the “Best-of-Three” contest, with the winner collecting $50,000. Adding to the excitement, Full Tilt Poker will pay out another $50,000 to qualifying players. Keep reading to find out more on the Hansen/Blom showdown and how you can collect a piece of $50k.

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Weekly Flop: Heinecker’s Amazing Run, Wal-Mart Total Recall, Negreanu Honored

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Niklas Heinecker is fresh off one of the greatest runs in poker history… Wal-Mart is in trouble over faulty and dangerous poker tables that they’ve been selling… Daniel Negreanu recently received yet another big award in his poker career. Find out more about Negreanu’s award along with the other big stories in the Weekly Flop! Niklas Heinecker earns over $10.7 Million in Seven Months Over the course of poker history, there have been some incredible runs. Erik Seidel and Gus Hansen in early 2011, Viktor Blom in early 2013, and Daniel Negreanu in the middle of 2013 are a few …

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Viktor Blom pays $38k out of his own pocket to Full Tilt challengers

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Full Tilt Poker recently ran one of the most interesting promotions that we’ve seen in years! The promo saw high stakes pro Viktor ‘Isildur1’ Blom put up $100,000 of his own money against…

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“Isildur1” is Viktor Blom

We’re not even two weeks into 2011, and the biggest poker news of the year has already happened. On Sunday, Viktor Blom revealed himself to be mystery online poker player “Isildur1.” The poker community has been buzzing about the identity of “Isildur1” ever since he stormed onto the high stakes scene in 2009. “Isildur1” was involved in some of the biggest poker hands in history, and earned millions of dollars over the past two years. Everybody from Sammy Farha to Phil Hellmuth was pegged as the man behind this poker screen name. But it ended up being the person who …

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James Bord wins 2010 WSOPE Main Event

Many of poker’s biggest names were among the 346 players who took part in the 2010 World Series of Poker Europe Main Event.  Phil Ivey, Roland De Wolfe, Barry Greenstein, and Freddy Deeb were just a few of the many stars in attendance at this poker tournament.  Interestingly enough, only Roland De Wolfe was still around on the final poker table when the tournament hung in the balance. Wolfe busted out in fourth place though leaving the door wide open for relative unknown James Bord to win his first major poker tournament.  Bord certainly didn’t look to be the favorite …

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