He is 23, down $3.6 million for the past 30 times; but that's not terribly unusual for the poker phenom known round the global world to online fans as 'Isildur1,' aka Viktor Blom. Following a two-week that is dazzling winning streak from the beginning of the brand new year, Blom has since dropped back again to a meager $1.5 million, according to HighstakesDB.com, a poker tracking data site. More than $800,000 of those brutal losses occurred in just the week that is past and took place on Comprehensive Tilt poker, the online site he represents as a pro.
High Stakes Is Their Game
It's all in one day's benefit the pro that is young that is no stranger to uber high-stakes online poker: he caught the breathless attention of poker fans everywhere just four years ago, when in 2009, he had been active in all ten regarding the largest pots in poker online history. Blom ended up being still playing under wraps by his online pseudonym when he joined Team PokerStars at the end of 2010, only to possess his real identity revealed when he played live during the annual PokerStars Caribbean Adventure (PCA) in the Bahamas. Blom remained on the PokerStars pro roster for 1 1/2 years, moving on to Full Tilt just recently, in October 2012.
Highs and Lows
Blom is no complete stranger to the highs and lows of internet poker; in their initial cloaked 'Isildur1' days, he played pros that are top Tom Dwan, Phil Ivey and Patrik Antonius (more…)