Loss and profit Take on New Meaning for Swedish Pro Viktor Blom

Loss and profit Take on New Meaning for Swedish Pro Viktor Blom

He’s 23, down $3.6 million for the past 30 times; but that’s not terribly unusual for the poker phenom known round the global world to online fans as ‘Isildur1,’ aka Viktor Blom. Following a dazzling two-week online winning streak from the start of the newest year, Blom has since fallen back 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 per day’s benefit the young pro, who is no stranger to uber high-stakes online poker: he caught the breathless attention of poker fans everywhere just four years ago, whenever in 2009, he was active in all ten of the largest pots in poker online history. Blom had been nevertheless playing under wraps by his pseudonym that is online when joined Team PokerStars at the finish of 2010, only to own his real identification revealed as he played live at the annual PokerStars Caribbean Adventure (PCA) in the Bahamas. Blom stayed on the PokerStars roster that is pro 1 1/2 years, moving on to Comprehensive Tilt just recently, in October 2012.

Highs and Lows

Blom is no stranger to the highs and lows of internet poker; in their initial cloaked ‘Isildur1’ days, he played pros that are top Tom Dwan, Phil Ivey and Patrik Antonius in cash games as bi Continue reading