Profit and Loss Take on New Meaning for Swedish Pro Viktor Blom
He is 23, down $3.6 million for the past 30 days; but that’s not terribly unusual for the poker phenom known round the globe to online fans as ‘Isildur1,’ aka Viktor Blom. Following a two-week that is dazzling winning streak from the beginning of this new year, Blom has since fallen 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 past week, and took spot on Full Tilt poker, the online site he represents as a professional.
High Stakes Is His Game
It’s all in a 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 simply four years ago, whenever in 2009, he ended up being active in all ten associated with largest pots in poker online history. Blom was 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 at the annual PokerStars Caribbean Adventure (PCA) in the Bahamas. Blom remained on the PokerStars pro roster for 1 1/2 years, moving on to Comprehensive 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 top pros like Tom Dwan, Phil Ivey and Patrik Antonius in cash games as big Lire la suite