Profit and Loss Take on New Meaning for Swedish Pro Viktor Blom

Profit and Loss Take on New Meaning for Swedish Pro Viktor Blom

He is 23, down $3.6 million for the past 30 times; but that’s not terribly unusual for the poker phenom understood round the world to online fans as ‘Isildur1,’ aka Viktor Blom. Following a two-week that is dazzling winning streak from the start of this new year, Blom has since fallen back to a meager $1.5 million, according to HighstakesDB.com, a poker tracking data web site. More than $800,000 of those brutal losses occurred in just the past week, and took destination on Full Tilt poker, the online site he represents as an expert.

High Stakes Is His Game

It’s all in one day’s work for 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, when in 2009, he ended up being active in all ten of this largest pots in poker online history. Blom had been still playing under wraps by his online pseudonym as he joined Team PokerStars at the conclusion of 2010, only to have his real identification revealed when he played live during the annual PokerStars Caribbean Adventure (PCA) in the Bahamas. Blom stayed 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 stranger to the highs and lows of on-line poker; in his initial cloaked ‘Isildur1’ days, he played pros that are top Tom Dwan, Phil Ivey and Patrik Antonius in cash games as big as $500 Continue reading “Profit and Loss Take on New Meaning for Swedish Pro Viktor Blom”