Yesterday, Viktor "Isildur1" Blom was back at the virtual nosebleed felt on Full Tilt, and it appears his break from the site recharged his batteries as he worked his way to $204,000 in profit.
According to the HighStakesDB, Blom's comeback didn't start off smoothly. He initially lost about $90,000 to Cort "thecortster" Kibler-Melby at the $500/$1,000 2-7 triple draw tables during his first three hours in action, but was then able to climb out of the hole and $19,300 in the black. That propelled the Swede to bigger and better things later in the day.
German poker pro "bbvisbadforme" was his next victim, with Blom banking $24,700 during an 80-minute session at the $500/$1,000 2-7 triple draw tables. And things didn't go much better for fellow German poker pro "SanIker," as Blom bested him for $22,700 during a two-hour session at the $500/$1,000 2-7 triple draw tables before the duo decided to move up stakes to the $1,000/$2,000 level.
After two hours of play at the higher stakes, Blom won an additional $111,500 from "SanIker" before moving up stakes once again to $1,500/$3,000. "SanIker" must have seen enough, because after just 10 minutes of play he left the table with Blom profiting another $57,000.
Just as the day for Blom didn't start that great, the end of his long session also didn't end on a high note. Russian poker player Alexander "PostflopAction" Kostritsyn was the only player to find success during Blom's comeback, as it was while playing against him that Blom lost $30,000 playing $500/$1,000 8-game during a 140-minute session. All in all, though, Blom was up on the day.
Blom still has a bit of a hole to get himself out of for the year, being down $1,448,506 with just two weeks left in 2014. He is currently the third biggest loser at this point behind Gus Hansen with losses of $5,466,295 and Phil "Polarizing" Ivey with losses of $2,738,807.
Special thanks to HighstakesDB for the data used in this article, and stay tuned to more high-stakes cash-game action to come in Friday's Online Railbird Report.