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Tag: Gus Hansen

Viktor Blom and Gus Hansen to Battle in "Heads Up Showdown" at Full Tilt Poker

On Sept. 14, Viktor Blom and Gus Hansen will engage in a best-of-three heads-up battle at Full Tilt Poker for $50,000.

BlogNews Weekly: Gus Hansen Wins Again; Battling Addictions; and 10 Early Tourney Tips

Each week, PokerNews brings you insight into the happenings at major poker sites including PokerStars, Full Tilt Poker and partypoker.

The Online Railbird Report: Ruthenberg and Blom Win Big; Hansen's Bad Year Continues

Sebastian Ruthenberg and Viktor Blom both banked more than $500K on the virtual felts this week. Meanwhile, Gus Hansen lost $457K.

Viktor "Islidur1" Blom Ends Downswing, Wins Almost $1 Million in 24 Hours

Viktor "Islidur1" Blom ends his 30-day downswing recording almost $1 million in profits in under 24 hours.

BlogNews Weekly: Gus Hansen's Big Day, Triple COOP Contenders, How to Beat TAG Players

Each week, PokerNews brings you insight into the happenings at major poker sites including PokerStars, Full Tilt Poker and partypoker.

The Online Railbird Report: Mikael “punting-peddler” Thuritz Biggest Winner with $491K

Mikael “punting-peddler” Thuritz was the week's biggest winner with $491K in profit, while Dan "jungleman12" Cates was close behind with $456K.

The Online Railbird Report: Alex Luneau Wins $1.1 Million; Viktor Blom Drops $976K

It was a big week of online action as Alex “Alexonmoon” Luneau banked more than $1.1 million while Viktor "Isildur1" Blom dropped $976,238.

Alex "Alexomoon" Luneau Wins $450,000 in Two Days; Viktor Blom Down $750,000 in August

The week started with some very solid action at the nosebleed tables on Full Tilt, with France's Alex "Alexonmoon" Luneau winning $458,365.

The Online Railbird Report: Winners & Losers of the Summer's High-Stakes Action

The Online Railbird Report was on hiatus during the 2014 World Series of Poker, but now it's back with a look at the summer's biggest high-stakes action.

Hansen Busted

Gus Hansen began the day with a very solid stack of 90,000, but it seemed to be smaller every time we walked by and checked on it. Finally, he was no longer in his seat, so we asked the players at the table what happened.

Graff Takes from The Great Dane

With around 4,500 in the pot and a flop of , Vinny Graff bet 3,600 from the small blind and Gus Hansen called from the big. When the appeared on the turn, Graff kept the pressure on with a bet of 6,100 and Hansen stuck with him.

VIDEO: Gus Hansen Talks Women, Vodka, and The Fake Gus Hansen

Gus Hansen is joining PokerNews and the GPI for a LIVE Google Hangout on July 9 at 2 p.m. PDT.

WSOP What to Watch For: Tracy Leads, Ivey Next in Line to Start Main Event Day 2c

Eric Tracy leads to start Day 2c of the 2014 WSOP Main Event, but all eyes will be on Phil Ivey who begins second of the 2,571 players returning to action.

2014 WSOP Day 42: Eric Tracy, Phil Ivey Top Huge Day 1c; Main Event Draws 6,683

Day 1c of the 2014 World Series of Poker Main Event drew a whopping 3,768 players to bring the overall field to 6,683. Eric Tracy and Phil Ivey led Day 1c.

Hansen's in Great Shape

Gus Hansen, who entered this tournament very last minute, has been on quite a tear during his short Day 1 playing time. Hansen just called a raise in the big blind from the player in the small, after which the flop brought out .

Mizrachi Doubles Through Hansen

It was only a matter of time before Gus Hansen and Michael Mizrachi tangled. With the latter only having 10,000 in chips left, it was an easy shove holding and an easy call for Hansen holding .

Gus Hansen Takes His Seat

Gus Hansen had tweeted a few hours earlier that he was on his way to play the Main Event. He's now here and is sitting a few seats to the left of Michael Mizrachi in the back of the Gold section in the Amazon Room.

Hansen Busts; Counts from Table 361

Gus Hansen fired out a pot-sized bet of 40,000 on a flop of , and Jonathan Duhamel pushed out a stack of what looked like 200,000 or so. This sent the Great Dane into the tank, where he started talking to himself.

WSOP 2014: Gus Hansen

Gus Hansen is in the building, and playing! We had the chance to talk to him about the $50,000 Poker Player's Championship, The Big One for One Drop and cash games live and online: Video: http://www.pokernews.

Yu Passes The Test

Pot-Limit Omaha Gus Hansen effectively put Ben Yu to a decision for his tournament life, betting 45,000 into a pot of about the same size on a board.