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Tag: Isildur1

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.

The Nightly Turbo: 2012 Poker Hall of Fame, Viktor Blom Leaves PokerStars, and More

Nominations are open for the 2012 Poker Hall of Fame class, and Viktor "Isildur1" Blom is no longer a member of Team PokerStars Pro.

Viktor "Isildur1" Blom No Longer With Team PokerStars Pro

PokerStars and Viktor "Isildur1" Blom have parted ways. Blom is no longer a member of Team PokerStars Pro.

The Online Railbird Report: Isildur1 Returns to Virtual Felt and “L0ve2playU” Wins Big

Joeri van der Sman was the week's biggest winner with +$535K in profit, while both Theo Jorgensen and Daniel Cates booked wins of more than +$300K.

Should the World Series of Poker Uncap the Big One for One Drop?

The $1 million Big One for One Drop is capped at 48 entrants, but with some big names missing from the list of confirmed players, Rich Ryan believe they should do everything to uncap it.

2012 World Series of Poker Day 13: Schaefer and Friedman Win, Hellmuth Goes to Day 2 in Razz

Brandon Schaefer wins the $1,500 NLHE Shoot Out, Adam Friedman defeats Todd Brunson in the $5.000 Seven Card Stud 8/b and Mike Matusow among final nine vying for the gold in Event #16.

2012 WSOP: A Look at the Biggest Poker Hands of the Week

With 15 events either completed or in progress at the 2012 World Series of Poker, we thought it'd be fun to take a look at the biggest and most influential hands of the week.

The Online Railbird Report: "EireAbu" Wins $542,000 to Climb Back Atop Yearly Leaderboard

“EireAbu” was the week's biggest winner with $542,432 in profit, which put him back atop the PokerStars yearly leaderboard with $2.2 million.

2012 World Series of Poker Rookie Roundup: Viktor "Isildur1" Blom

PokerNews concludes the 2012 World Series of Poker Rookie Roundup with Viktor "Isildur1" Blom.

The Online Railbird Report: Cates Drops $376,000; Sahamies & Sulsky Win Big

Ilari Sahamies and Ben Sulsky emerged as the week's two biggest winners with +$424k and $294k respectively, while Daniel Cates dropped a gut-wrenching $376k.

The Top 10 PokerStars Hands of 2012 — So Far

A look at the top ten hands played on PokerStars from the start of 2012 up until May 14.

Five Thoughts: Deeb SCOOPs up Multiple Watches

Shaun Deeb's two SCOOP wins and the World Series of Poker's new rule changes lead this week's Five Thoughts.

The Nightly Turbo: PokerStars' Crackdown Continues, Belgium's Blacklist Grows, and More

PokerStars has cracked down on SharkScope and OPR, and the Belgian Gaming Commission blacklisted several online gambling sites.

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