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Tag: Gus Hansen

The Online Railbird Report: Hansen Back on the Upswing, Isildur1 Back in Action

When it comes to the nosebleed-stakes scene, everyone likes to take shots at Gus Hansen. After a miserable end to 2009, Hansen rebounded with an astonishing $1.8 million in winnings during January and February, only to lose $1.6 million of that...

The Online Railbird Report: Antonius Back in the Black, Dwan Drops $2.5 Million

One million dollars in February. Another $3.25 million in March. And another $2.38 million between April 1 and April 24. Tom “durrrr” Dwan had bounced back from his $5.5 million in losses against Isildur1 and was in the middle of a blazing hot...

The Online Railbird Report: Hansen's Heater Carries On

It was not a seven-figure week for "durrrr" and there has not been any "Isildur1" mayhem, but the high-stakes cash games at Full Tilt have still produced some big winners and losers over the last few days. Gus Hansen's recent hot streak has...

The Nightly Turbo: Jennifer Harman's Red Carpet Charity Poker Event, ESPN's Inside Deal and More

Tonight's Nightly Turbo brings you red carpet footage from Jennifer Harman's NSPCA charity poker tournament, ESPN Inside Deal, upgrades on PokerStars and more. In Case You Missed It Gus Hansen has had a pretty rough year on the virtual...

The Online Railbird Report: Dwan's Domination Continues

The live poker scene has been busy this week, but that has not stopped the high-stakes cash games online from producing some big winners and losers. Tom "durrrr" Dwan and Phil Ivey clashed earlier this week, as did Dwan and Ashton "theASHMAN103"...

Carlos Mortensen Wins Third WPT Title, Earns Top Spot on Money List

Carlos Mortensen scored a World Poker Tour hat trick with his victory at the inaugural Hollywood Poker Open. After picking up his third WPT main event win in Lawrenceburg, Indiana, Mortensen now ties Gus Hansen for the most WPT titles. With the...

The Online Railbird Report: Hansen's Struggles Continue

The recent frantic high-stakes cash-game action on Full Tilt Poker has subsided -- for now. The seven-figure swings that were prominent over the past few days fell back to the usual six-figure gains and losses with "Isildur1" and Brian Hastings...

World Poker Tour Bay 101 Shooting Star Day 1a: The Sharks Smell Bounty Blood

The unique format of the World Poker Tour Bay 101 Shooting Star makes it stand out from the tournament crowd during this blossoming springtime poker season. Day 1a of the $10,000-buy-in event ran on Monday, and the Bay 101 Casino in San Jose...

The Online Railbird Report: Win a Million, Lose a Million

No matter what stakes they play, no matter how big their bankrolls, no matter how often it happens, a seven-figure swing is still an undeniably emotional experience for a high-stakes cash game player. This week, two members of the young, rich and...

The Online Railbird Report: Isildur1 Wins $1,187,406 in 30 Hours

After a two-week warm-up at the $25/$50 and $50/$100 tables, Swedish phenom “Isildur1” returned to the nosebleed-stakes cash games Monday night and wasted no time, taking on several high-profile poker pros in multi-table heads-up matches...

The Nightly Turbo: Hansen on the Courts, PokerStars ANZPT Adelaide, and More

Vince Van Patten and Gus Hansen go heads up, PokerStars ANZPT has a winner, and more, all in this edition of the Nightly Turbo.

Most Memorable Hands from High Stakes Poker, Part 2

Previously, PokerNews introduced the first half of the most memorable hands from GSN's famed High Stakes Poker, which can be found here. We're back to finish out the list with the remaining six and reveal the number one most memorable hand from...

The WSOP on ESPN: World Series of Poker - Europe Main Event to Air Beginning Feb. 7

Just when you thought it would be a long wait before fresh episodes of the World Series of Poker hit the airwaves, ESPN announced their plans to air eight hours of coverage of the 2009 World Series of Poker - Europe Main Event. This month, Sunday...

The Online Railbird Report: Antonius Stuck, Sahamies Up, and “Isildur1” Returns

Full Tilt Poker’s high-stakes cash games roared back to life this week, as online poker luminaries Patrik Antonius, Ilari “Ziigmund” Sahamies, Brian Hastings, Brian Townsend and Gus Hansen hit the virtual felt. $100,000 turn raises and $300,000 pots

PokerStars Announces Nordic Poker Awards

Although the U.S. may have the most prestigious pool of poker players on a global scale, an argument can be made that the Nordic countries feature a high percentage of the game's elite as well. To honor these top players from Finland...

Aussie Millions: Main Event Day 2

Day 2 of the 2010 Aussie Millions Main Event is in the books. The remaining players from all three Day 1 flights met in the same room for the first time today. Play was split between the Crown Poker Room and Studio 3, where film crews have been...

The Online Railbird Report: Sahamies and South Lead the Pack

Slowly but surely, the nosebleed-stakes action is picking up again as regulars like Cole South, Brian Townsend, and Tom “durrrr” Dwan dip their toes back in the waters at $300/$600 pot-limit Omaha. This week saw a significant uptick in the number...

Aussie Millions: The $100,000 Challenge and "SirWatts" Wins Event 7

Things are still rolling down at the 2010 Aussie Millions in Melbourne. The Crown Poker Room is continually packed with poker players and it seems like more show up every day. Event #7, the $1,150 No Limit Hold'em w/ Rebuys event, saw 108...

The Online Railbird Report: Dwan, Antonius, and Ivey Score at 7-Game

Wednesday night saw the $2,000/4,000 7-Game action roar back to life on Full Tilt Poker as Gus Hansen, Patrik Antonius, Tom “durrrr” Dwan, Phil Ivey, Cole South, Brian Townsend, Ted “profbackwards” Forrest, Chau “La Key U” Giang, and Ilari “

The Online Railbird Report: Hansen Hits the Comeback Trail

The online cash game action is still nowhere near where it was back when “Isildur1” was camped out on the virtual felt, but railbirds still saw many familiar faces ante up this week on Full Tilt Poker. Gus Hansen, who only last month vowed to take...

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