Cookies on the PokerNews Website

We use cookies to support interactive features like login and voting. Also, we allow trusted media partners to analyze site usage. Keep cookies enabled to enjoy the full site experience. By browsing our site with cookies enabled, you are agreeing to their use. Review our cookies information for more details.

Continue using cookies

Tag: Isildur1

Michael "doneNdusted84" Kanaan Wins FTOPS XXI Event #1; Dan Smith Finishes Fifth

Michael "doneNdusted84" Kanaan won Event #1 of FTOPS XXI for $187,484. Dan "KingDan23" Smith finished fifth.

The Online Railbird Report: Million-Dollar Upswing for Sahamies; FTP Picking Up Steam

Ilari "Ilari FIN" Sahamies' continues to relish in million-dollar swings while Full Tilt Poker continues to pick up steam.

Five Thoughts: The Shot-Clock Debate, Lisa Simpson Plays Online Poker, and More

Why tournament poker needs a shot clock, and a breakdown of The Simpsons' online poker episode.

The Online Railbird Report: Sahamies Drops a Million; Blom is FTP's Biggest Winner

Ilari Sahamies dropped over a million on PokerStars this week, while Viktor Blom won $290,867 on FTP, making him the biggest winner since relaunch.

Full Tilt Poker: Will the Pros Play or Get Paid?

Full Tilt Poker is back, and many players have gained access to their player balances. The question is, will they choose to play or take the pay and cash out?

The Online Railbird Report: Sahamies Wins $803,000; Sulsky Takes Million-Dollar Lead

There was some big action on the PokerStars high-stakes cash-game tables this week as Ilari “Ilari FIN” Sahamies and Ben “Sauce123” Sulsky both won big.

The Online Railbird Report: Ben Tollerene Closes Gap; “patpatman” Continues to Slide

Full Tilt Poker is schedule to come back online in November, but until then there is still plenty of action to be had on PokerStars

Ben "Ben86" Tollerene vs. Ben "Sauce123" Sulsky for Biggest Online Winner of 2012

Less than $100,000 separate Ben "Ben86" Tollerene and Ben "Sauce123" Sulsky on the PokerStars' Biggest Online Winner of 2012 leaderboard.

Isaac Haxton Joins Team PokerStars Online

The newest member of Team PokerStars Online is Isaac Haxton.

Five Thoughts: The Final Table, "The Professionals," Negreanu's Rant, and More

Reaching the final table of the WSOP Main Event is a once-of-a-lifetime opportunity. Russell Thomas understands that, and is taking full advantage of the opportunity.

The Nightly Turbo: Bodog Eyes Asia, 3G Studios Applies for Gaming License, and More

The Bodog Poker Network has their eyes set on Asia, and 3G Studios has applied for an online gaming license in Nevada.

Full Tilt Poker Adds Tom "durrrr" Dwan and Viktor "Isildur1" Blom to Roster

Full Tilt Poker signs Viktor "Isildur1" Blom and Tom "Durrrr" Dwan.

The Online Railbird Report: Hansen Gets Back on Track; "Sauce123" Dethrones "EireAbu"

Gus “broksi” Hansen got back on track and finished as the week’s biggest winner after banking +$474,033. Ben "Sauce123" Sulsky overtakes 2012 lead from "EireAbu."

Online Chat: High-Stakes Online Poker Player Sander "Berndsen12" Berndsen

In the latest edition of Online Chat, PokerStars high-stakes pro Sander "Berndsen12" Berndsen talks about his start in online poker and his journey to success.

Five Thoughts: Poker is (Still) a Game of Skill

According to a Federal Judge in New York, poker is (still) a game of skill. This eye-popping revelation leads this week's Five Thoughts.

The Nightly Turbo: Phil Galfond Analyzes Viktor Blom, Poker Pro Going to Space, & More

Phil Galfond wrote a blog about Viktor Blom, and Jens “Jeans89” Kyllönen is making a trip into space.

The Online Railbird Report: Phil Galfond, Ilari Sahamies Win Nearly $500K

After winning $471K last week, Phil Galfond kept the ball rolling this week as he banked another $463,163. Ilari “Ilari FIN” Sahamies also had a huge week.

Five Thoughts: King of the Castle

"King" Dan Smith has had an amazing 2012, but is it better than Erik Seidel's 2011 campaign?

The Weekly Turbo: Viktor Blom Leaves PokerStars, Negreanu's Bankroll Challenge, & More

A look at the week's top poker news stories including Daniel Negreanu's bankroll challenge, Viktor "Isildur1" Blom parting ways with PokerStars, and more.

The Online Railbird Report: Ben Tollerene, Viktor Blom, and Phil Galfond Book Massive Wins

Ben "Ben86" Tollerene finished as the week's biggest winner with $500K in profit, while Viktor Blom & Phil Galfond win more than $450K each.

14567813