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Tag: Viktor Blom

PokerStars Guarantees $40 Million for 2014 Spring Championship of Online Poker

PokerStars released the official schedule for the 2014 Spring Championship of Online Poker (SCOOP).

The Online Railbird Report: Phil "Polarizing" Ivey Drops $945K; Galfond Wins & More

There was plenty of high-stakes action on Full Tilt Poker this week, and it resulted in four of the biggest names in poker each losing six figures.

The Online Railbird Report: Hansen Loses a Million; Amundsgard & Cates Finish on Top

Gus Hansen may step away from the virtual felt for a bit after losing a million dollars this week. That story and more in the Online Railbird Report.

2014 EPT Vienna Main Event Day 3: Bubble Bursts; Hansen and Blom Fall

Day 3 of the EPT10 Vienna saw the bubble burst, Gus Hansen and Viktor Blom both fall, and the field whittle itself down from 189 players to the final 50.

Viktor "Isildur1" Blom's Feature Table Appearance Short But Not So Sweet

Viktor "Isildur1" Blom was recently moved to the feature table, something he's not fond of, but his stay there was short. Blom shoved his last 98,000 from the button after Robert Haigh had opened for 13,000 from early position.

Viktor Blom Discusses Tournaments, His Dislike of TV Tables, and Big One for One Drop

Viktor Blom chatted with PokerNews about his dislike of televised feature tables, cash games versus tournaments, and the $1 million Big One for One Drop.

Blom Triples, Courtesy of Bussman

Fabio Sperling from Germany made it 9,000 under the gun and a couple positions down Adrian Bussman made the call. From the button Viktor Blom shoved all in for the remaining 28,000 he had.

Good Start For Blom

Full Tilt's Professional Viktor Blom got off to a nice start after winning a small pot right off the bat. The board read when Blom bet 6,500 and his opponent, Jean-Philippe Rohr, made the call in position.

2014 EPT Vienna Main Event Day 2: Trisch Leads with Bubble Approaching

Sebastian Trisch leads after Day 2 of the 2014 European Poker Tour Vienna Main Event as the money bubble approaches.

Welcome to Viktor’s Table

With a steady stream of eliminations so far today, tables are breaking and players are being assigned new seats. Any hard earned information about player tendancies and stack sizes has to be learnt anew.

2014 EPT Vienna Main Event Day 1b: Mads Smith Hansen Bags Overall Lead

After Day 1b of the 2014 European Poker Tour Vienna Main Event, Dane Mads Smith Hansen bagged the overall chip lead with 200,000 in chips.

Everybody Knows Viktor

Viktor Blom made the opening raise and called the small blind shove of Ami Barer. We got to the table as Blom had his in front of him versus the of Barer. The final board was and Blom’s patient approach reaped the rewards.

Wheeler's Chips are Smoked

Jason Wheeler and Viktor "Isildur1" Blom each put in 2,600 preflop and took a flop of . Blom was first to act and wasted little time in checking it over to Wheeler, who tossed out a bet of roughly 4,000.

Blom Makes the Call

Viktor Blom, a Full Tilt Poker Professional, opened for 375 and found two callers in Ziga Jamnikar on the button and Jens Lakemeier in the small blind, both PokerStars players.

Blom Check Calls

Blom is known for his super aggressive play and over sized bets from time to time when playing no-limit hold'em. He does know a different gear than warp speed 9.

Blom Here Early

“Shuffle up and deal.” announced the Tournament Director. On table 34 sat two players Ziga Jamnikar, a PokerStars player from Slovenia, and Full Tilt Poker Professional Viktor Blom.

The Online Railbird Report: Galfond and Cates Lose $1.1 Million Each; Blom Capitalizes

Viktor "Isildur1" Blom hits a $1.2 million upswing while Phil "OMGClayAiken" Galfond and Dan "jungleman12" Cates both lose more than a million.

Celebrate Full Tilt's New Flipout Tournaments with Live Flipout Freeroll at EPT Vienna

In celebration of the launch of Full Tilt Poker's new Flipout Tournaments, the site will be holding a live Flipout Freeroll on Day 1a of the European Poker Tour Vienna Main Event.

The Online Railbird Report: Dan Cates Wins $1.18 Million; Tollerene Opts Out

Dan "jungleman12" Cates cleaned up at 2-7 triple draw to finish as the week's biggest winner with $1,185,862 in profit.

The Online Railbird Report: Rare Winning Week for Hansen; Tollerene Extends 2014 Lead

In a rare occurrence, Gus Hansen find himself as a winner to the tune of $500K. Likewise, it was a good week for Ben "Bttech86" Tollerene