THE UNFLAPPABLE MR. BLOM IN ANOTHER BIG POKER WIN (Update)
17th May, 2013 at 16:56:59
Whether on a heater or a cooler, Isildur1 never fails to entertain.
Mere days ago, Swedish online high stakes poker pro Viktor 'Isildur1' Blom was on a monumental downswing, dropping $627,533 in a single 2,138 hand session (see previous reports.)
THE GREAT DANE IN A POKER COMEBACK
16th May, 2013 at 04:46:34
Gus Hansen scores $1.57 million in a 19 hour session
High stakes poker pro Gus "The Great Dane" Hansen came in from the cold Wednesday, turning around a persistent cooler that has seen losses eating into his online poker bankroll for some months.
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ATLANTIC CLUB SEEKS TO SET ASIDE POKERSTARS INJUNCTION
14th May, 2013 at 14:27:30
"Catastrophic" if restraining order is not lifted, Atlantic Club owners claim
Colony Capital, the owners of the troubled Atlantic Club in New Jersey, has responded to the temporary restraining order obtained by Pokerstars parent The Rational Group preventing them from seeking another buyer for the casino.
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FULL TILT POKER OPENS MOBILE RUSH POKER
10th May, 2013 at 06:19:07
The popular fast-fold poker which FTP pioneered has been relaunched for mobile
Full Tilt Poker has re-launched its mobile version of Rush Poker, the wildly popular fast-fold version of the game that the online poker site pioneered under its former management, and which has since been emulated by most other providers.
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BLOM'S POKER FORTUNES NOSEDIVE
09th May, 2013 at 11:10:39
After a tremendous heater, Swedish pro goes ice-cold
The almost legendary online exploits of Swedish high stakes poker pro Viktor Blom this week (see previous Bluffed.net) reports) have kept internet poker enthusiasts enthralled, but perhaps inevitably his remarkably profitable run came to an abrupt halt Wednesday when he came up against Ben Sulsky in an encounter on the Full Tilt Poker nosebleed tables that can only be described as spectacular.
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ANOTHER MILLION DOLLAR SESSION FOR ONLINE POKER PHENOM
08th May, 2013 at 14:53:42
Viktor Blom takes on top players to win over a million in one thousand-hand session
Online poker maven Viktor Blom seems to be increasingly featured in online gambling media, thanks to his ability to create massive wins and losses on a regular basis, and on Tuesday he was at the Full Tilt Poker nosebleed tables create mayhem again, reports the publication High Stakes Database.
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POKER ACES IN ANOTHER MAJOR CLASH
07th May, 2013 at 06:31:12
Ben Tollarene and Viktor Blom go at it again with hundreds of thousands of dollars at stake
Online poker railbirds at the virtual high stakes tables on the Full Tilt Poker site were treated to another series of epic confrontations between Ben "Bttech86" Tollerene and Viktor "Isildur1" Blom this weekend as the two mixed it up once again.
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SWEDISH POKER ACE MAKES $1.37 MILL IN TWO DAYS
29th April, 2013 at 01:41:49
But then loses $452,000 of it in the next session
The now almost legendary online Pot Limit Omaha nosebleed-stakes clashes between Swedish poker star Viktor 'Isildur1' Blom and Ben 'Bttech86' Tollerene reached another landmark level over the weekend, ending with the young Swede earning a total of almost $1.37 million in two sessions, only to lost a hefty chunk of it in the third.
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FULL TILT POKER DEVELOPS NEWBIE TABLES
17th April, 2013 at 04:47:26
Slower games for novices
Full Tilt Poker has moved to provide a more attractive and perhaps safer playing option for new online poker players, introducing "New to the Game" virtual tables this week.
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JAILED U.S. PAYMENT PROCESSOR IN THE NEWS AGAIN (Update)
13th April, 2013 at 03:07:03
Now Elie intends suing his lawyer
Chad Elie, one of the US online gambling payment processors who was jailed following federal enforcement actions on Black Friday (see previous reports) was in the news again Friday following his filing of litigation in a Nevada court against his former legal representative, well-known US lawyer Jeff Ifrah.
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NO IMMEDIATE IMPACT FROM ZYNGAPOKER LAUNCH
09th April, 2013 at 03:46:00
It's early days yet, but weekly stats show only minor gains for PartyPoker
The ZyngaPoker.com partnership between US social gaming giant Zynga and Bwin.Party Digital Entertainment appears to have had minimal effect thus far on the online poker market, according to weekly numbers from the independent online poker monitor Pokerscout.
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POKER ACE IN HIGH STAKES COMEBACK (Update)
07th April, 2013 at 02:36:27
Tollerene recoups the bulk of his losses to Blom
Ben "Bttech86" Tollerene showed that you can't keep a good poker player down as the week ended, fighting back from a $1.7 million loss in a single session earlier in the week against Viktor "Isildur1" Blom (see previous report) to recoup $1.5 million in another nosebleed engagement with the Swede.
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POKER ACE BLOM IN ANOTHER ONLINE POKER COUP
05th April, 2013 at 02:01:46
Isildur1 takes Ben Tollerene for $1.7 million in a single session
Insane amounts of money again changed hands on the online high stakes tables at Full Tilt Poker Thursday as Viktor 'Isildur1' Blom and Ben 'Bttech86' Tollerene slugged it out in a Cap PLO session that lasted 5hr 40minutes across 4 virtual tables.
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FTOPS 22 POKER KICKS OFF SUNDAY
16th March, 2013 at 11:30:17
38 online tournaments scheduled
Full Tilt Poker is now firmly back in the game under its new Rational Group ownership and this Sunday (March 17) launches the twenty second edition of its popular Full Tilt Online Poker Series, with 38 tournament events scheduled, culminating in the main event on March 31st.
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ARJEL GRANTS REKOP LTD LIQUIDATORS REPEAL OF LICENCE
15th March, 2013 at 10:12:59
Unlikely to affect repayment of outstanding balances on fulltiltpoker.fr
Bankruptcy proceedings opened against Full Tilt Poker.fr's REKOP Ltd on January 18, 2013 with the appointment of PriceWaterhouseCoopers was followed by a request from the liquidator on behalf of the company for the repeal of its ARJEL licence which has been granted by the French gambling authority.
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