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

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 known round the global globe 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 once again to a meager $1.5 million, according to HighstakesDB.com, a poker tracking data web site. More than $800,000 of those brutal losses occurred in just the week that is past and took place on Comprehensive Tilt poker, the online site he represents as a pro.

High Stakes Is Their Game

It’s all per day’s work for the pro that is young 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 had been active in all ten regarding the largest pots in poker online history. Blom had been still playing under wraps by his online pseudonym when he joined Team PokerStars at the conclusion of 2010, only to possess their true identification revealed when 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 Full Tilt just recently, in October 2012.

Highs and Lows

Blom is no stranger to the highs and lows of online poker; in their initial cloaked ‘Isildur1′ days, he played top pros like Tom Dwan, Phil Ivey and Patrik Antonius in cash Continue reading