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Cash Games



Phil Ivey. Tom Dwan. Patrik Antonius. These are some of the biggest names in the world of cash game poker. Phil Ivey once said that cash game poker was "real" poker, and we'll do our best to cover that style of "real" poker in this section. If there is a big cash game session played online, then chances are that you will find the results in this section.

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Gus Hansen Surpasses $20 Million in Cash Game Losses on Full Tilt Poker

According to tracking site HighstakesDB.com, Gus Hansen has racked up more than $20 million in losses on Full Tilt Poker since the start of 2007.

According to ...

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Daniel "Jungleman12" Cates, Alex "Alexonmoon" Luneau Biggest Online Cash Game Winners Through First Seven Months of Year

The list of the biggest online cash game players through the first seven months of July is dominated by some pretty familiar names.

At the top of the list? Dan...

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Party Poker Adds Casual Cash Games, Scott "BigRiskky" Clements Wins His First SCOOP Title and More

1. Party Poker Adds Casual Cash Games.

Bwin.Party, which has seen shares of its stock stagnate over the past couple of years, recently announced that Party Pok...

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Patrik "FinddaGrind" Antonius Most Profitable Online Cash Game Player So Far This Year

The top of the online high stakes cash game leaderboard for 2014 contains some very familiar names.

At the top of the leaderboard sits Patrik "FinddaGrind" Ant...

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High Stakes Report: "Bttech86", "Isildur1" Lead 2014 Results

Ben "Bttech86" Tollerene and Viktor "Isildur1" Blom are currently leading the online high stakes cash game results for 2014, as both players have been able to clear over a mil...

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"Bttech86", "Isildur1" Off To Strong Starts in 2014

Ben "Bttech86" Tollerene and Viktor "Isildur1" Blom have both gotten off to strong starts so far in 2014, as both players have made well over a million dollars on Full Tilt Po...

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2013 Cash Game Summary: "Ragen70" Surges, Gus Hansen Collapses

2013 has now come to a close, and the final lists of the biggest online cash game winners and losers for last year is now in.

2013 saw the return of Full Tilt ...

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“Ragen70” Up $6.33 Million on Full Tilt Poker This Year

Barring some sort of late year collapse, Niklas “Ragen70” Heinecker is looking to finish as online poker’s biggest winner in 2013.

According to HighStakesDB.co...

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Viktor "Isildur1" Blom Wins $3.27 Million in October

Viktor "Isildur1" Blom returned to his dominant ways in October, making an estimated $3,277,577 on Full Tilt Poker over the course of 60,054 tracked hands.

Blo...

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September High Stakes Update: "IReadYrSoul" Up $1.7 Million

There is a bit of a lull right now in the poker world, as the World Series of Poker Europe is still a few weeks off.

With many high stakes regulars currently t...

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Full Tilt Poker Signs More Players, "durrrr Challenge" Set To Resume and More

1. Full Tilt Poker Signs More "Tour Ambassadors".

Last week, Full Tilt Poker announced the signing of four players (Martins Adeniya, Dermot Blain, Ben Jenkins ...

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"Isildur1", "Cottonseed1" Top Online Cash Game Winners So Far This Year

According to HighStakesDB.com, Full Tilt Poker sponsored pro Viktor "Isildur1" Blom is currently the biggest online cash game winner so far this year.

"Isildur...

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April High Stakes Update: "SallyWoo" Leads in Quiet Month

The online high stakes cash games have been fairly quiet so far this month, thanks, in part, to the WSOP APAC that just wrapped up in Australia.

Nobody has won...

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Viktor Blom, Patrik Antonius Top List of Most Profitable Online Cash Game Players in March

According to HighStakesDB.com (link below), a total of four players made over $1 million in online cash games during the month of March.

Those four players wer...

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"Team Ivey" Continues To Expand, Chris Moorman Wins FTOPS Event and More

1. "Team Ivey" Continues To Expand.

IveyPoker.com continues to expand their roster of talent on an almost daily basis.

"Team Ivey", which is th...

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March High Stakes Results: "Isildur1" on Top

Earlier this month, "The Professionals" (Tom Dwan, Viktor Blom and Gus Hansen) were shut out by "Team Pokerstars" (Daniel Negreanu, Isaac Haxton, Bertrand Grospellier) in a he...

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"durrrr Challenge" About To Restart?

It appears as though the second "durrrrr Challenge" (Tom "durrrr" Dwan vs Daniel "Jungleman12" Cates) may be on the verge of restarting.

Remember the "durrrr C...

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"PostFlopAction", "OMGClayAiken" Biggest High Stakes Winners This Year

It took a few months, but Full Tilt Poker has officially reclaimed the title as the home of the world's largest online cash games.

Over the past couple of mont...

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Tom "durrrr" Dwan Up $2.2 Million on Full Tilt Poker in February

Tom "durrrr" Dwan has continued his recent strong play on Full Tilt Poker and is now up nearly $2.2 million over the first twelve days of February.

For the fir...

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February High Stakes Update: "durrrr" on Top, Antonius Now "FinddaGrind"

The high stakes games on Full Tilt Poker have been in full swing lately, as Phil Ivey, Tom "durrrr" Dwan, Viktor "Isildur1" Blom and Patrik Antonius have all logged significan...

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Phil Ivey Knocked Out of Aussie Millions Main Event, Makes $600k on Full Tilt Poker

Last year, Phil Ivey finished in 12th place in the $10,000 Aussie Millions main event. Shortly after busting out of the main event, Ivey strolled over to the $250,000 Super Hi...

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Patrik Antonius Makes His Return To Full Tilt Poker

Former "Team Full Tilt" member Patrik Antonius returned to Full Tilt Poker earlier this week, marking the first time that Antonius has made an appearance on the site since Ful...

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"Isildur1" Up Over $2.7 Million in January

Viktor "Isildur1" Blom is currently in the midst of one of his famous runs right now on Full Tilt Poker.

According to HighStakesDB.com, "Isildur1" has made a t...

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December High Stakes Results: "Seb86" Makes a Million

Sebastien "Seb86" Sabic managed to make over a million dollars in online cash games last month, making him December's biggest winner. "Seb86" was the only player who managed t...

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Ivey Wins on Full Tilt Poker, Sebok Resurfaces and More

1. Phil Ivey Wins on Full Tilt Poker.

Phil Ivey is no longer a sponsored pro on Full Tilt Poker, but that hasn't stopped him from continuing to play on the sit...

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Viktor "Isildur1" Blom Up Over $1.2 Million in December on Full Tilt Poker

You've heard this story before - it's the fall, and Viktor "Isildur1" Blom is making a run on Full Tilt Poker.

Sure, "Isildur1" hasn't made as much in December...

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Viktor "Isildur1" Blom Topples Tom "durrrr" Dwan in Heads-Up Battle

Viktor "Isildur1" Blom bested Tom "durrrr" Dwan in their heads-up battle earlier today.

Blom and Dwan squared off on four $100/$200 No Limit Hold'em tables, wi...

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"Isildur1" vs "durrrr" Set For This Sunday

Tom "durrrr" Dwan will be taking on Viktor "Isildur1" Blom in a heads-up battle on Full Tilt Poker this Sunday (December 9th).

The match, which will begin at 1...

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"Durrrr" Loses, 500+ Entries For Doyle Brunson Five Diamond World Poker Classic and More

1. "Durrrr" Loses.

According to HighStakesDB.com (link below), Tom "durrrr" Dwan managed to lose nearly $800k on Full Tilt Poker in the first three days of Dec...

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November High Stakes Report: "patpatman" Leads The Way

November featured the return of Full Tilt Poker and their high stakes games to the poker world.

Despite Full Tilt Poker's return, most of the high stakes actio...

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"The Professionals" Have All Lost Money on Full Tilt Poker 2.0

Gus Hansen. Tom "durrrr" Dwan. Viktor "Isildur1" Blom.

These are the three men that were chosen to represent Full Tilt Poker 2.0. Hansen, Dwan and Blom are col...

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High Stakes Cash Game Winners and Losers on Full Tilt Poker 2.0: Week One

Full Tilt Poker 2.0 has now been up and running for more than a week.

With the signings of Tom "durrrr" Dwan, Viktor "Isildur1" Blom and Gus Hansen, Full Tilt ...

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October High Stakes Update: "1ll|1ll|1il" Up Over $1.6 Million

According to the countdown on FullTiltPoker.com, Full Tilt Poker 2.0 is just 15 days away from its much anticipated relaunch.

Full Tilt Poker 1.0 hosted the bi...

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September High Stakes Update: "Odd_Oddsen" Up Over $800k

With Full Tilt Poker still shuttered, the vast majority of the online high stakes action is taking place on Pokerstars.

Will high stakes players migrate back t...

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Viktor "Isildur1" Blom Goes on $1 Million Upswing

According to HighStakesDB.com (link below), Viktor "Isildur1" Blom went on a seven figure upswing this past weekend, winning hundreds of thousands of dollars from the likes of...

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High Stakes Report: "EireAbu" Up Over $3 Million This Year

According to HighStakesDB.com (link below), "EireAbu" is up over $3 million on Pokerstars since the start of 2012.

A total of eight players have made over 7 fi...

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May High Stakes Report: "$tinger 88" Up, "Isildur1" Down

Brian "$tinger88" Hastings, who is probably best known for his $4 million session against Viktor "Isildur1" Blom, is currently the biggest winner in online cash games so far t...

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Daniel "KidPoker" Negreanu vs "rUaBot" Kicks Off "Limit Hold'em Challenge" on Pokerstars This Weekend

Pokerstars' "Superstar Showdown" (which features Viktor "Isildur1" Blom) has been a big hit on Pokerstars, drawing tens of thousands of eyeballs from all across the world when...

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The Biggest Online Cash Game Winners and Losers Since "Black Friday"

In the "good old days" (pre-"Black Friday"), names like Phil Ivey, Tom "durrrr" Dwan and Gus Hansen would regularly play in $500/$1000 Pot Limit Omaha and No Limit Hold'em gam...

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"Isildur1" Finishes Haxton, Wins $500,000

Viktor "Isildur1" Blom finally exacted his revenge on Isaac "philivey2694" Haxton earlier today after winning the "Superstar Showdown" for a total of $500,000.

...

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Blom Extends Lead Over Haxton in $1 Million Superstar Showdown

After two days of the $1 million "Superstar Showdown", Viktor "Isildur1" Blom leads Isaac "philivey2694" Haxton by $281,365.

Heading into Day 2 of the match, "...

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Viktor "Isildur1" Blom Jumps Out To Early Lead Against Isaac Haxton

Viktor “Isildur1” Blom struck first in the mega “Superstar Showdown” earlier today, taking nearly $200,000 off of Isaac “philivey2694” Haxton.

In total, 1,901 ...

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"Isildur1" and Isaac Haxton To Square Off in Ultimate Grudge Match

Viktor "Isildur1" Blom and Isaac "philivey2694" Haxton have reportedly agreed to square off against each other for a third time in the "Superstar Showdown".

Th...

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Phil "MrSweets28" Galfond Dominating Online Cash Games in March

Now that the $500/$1000 games on Full Tilt Poker have disappeared, single month profits of over a million dollars in online cash games have become relatively rare.

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Viktor "Isildur1" Blom Beats Andrew "Kanu7" Millar in "Superstar Showdown"

Viktor "Isildur1" Blom bested Andrew "Kanu7" Millar in the "Superstar Showdown" earlier today after posting a profit of over $37,000.

Blom's win runs his lifet...

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Weekend Update: Full Tilt Poker, Superstar Showdown and More

1. Full Tilt Poker.

There was another round of hopeful articles published earlier this week regarding the Full Tilt Poker situation.

According ...

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Isaac Haxton Wins "Superstar Showdown" Match Against "Isildur1"

Isaac "philivey2694" Haxton dug out of a $100k+ hole to win his "Superstar Showdown" rematch against Viktor "Isildur1" Blom earlier today.

The match between Ha...

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"Isildur1" vs Isaac Haxton "Superstar Showdown" Match Suspended Due to Weather

After a lengthy hiatus (the last match was played in July of 2011), the "Superstar Showdown" returned to Pokerstars yesterday with a match between Viktor "Isildur1" Blom and I...

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"Superstar Showdown" Returns To Pokerstars This Sunday

After a long hiatus, the "Superstar Showdown" will be returning to Pokerstars this weekend.

In case you don't remember, the "Superstar Showdown" pits Viktor "I...

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February High Stakes Update: "Jeans89", "milkybarkid" On Top

With Full Tilt Poker continuing to gather dust on the sidelines, the vast majority of online high stakes cash game action continues to take place on Pokerstars.

...

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The Biggest Online Cash Game Winners and Losers of 2011

It seems like eons ago since the likes of Gus Hansen, Phil Ivey and Tom “durrrr” Dwan were battling it out on Full Tilt Poker.

The high stakes games on Full Ti...

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December High Stakes Update: "1-ronnyr3", "Isildur1" on Top

With Full Tilt Poker likely at least a month or two away from re-opening their doors, the bulk of the online high stakes cash game action continues to take place on Pokerstars...

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"Isildur1" Being "Isildur1"

Viktor "Isildur1" Blom mysteriously disappeared from Pokerstars for exactly three months, but the Swedish phenom recently reappeared and is back with a vengeance.


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The Biggest Online Cash Game Winners and Losers Since June 29th

Prior to June 29th, 2011, Full Tilt Poker was the center of the universe when it came to online high stakes cash games.

Names like Tom "durrrr" Dwan, Patrik An...

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Ilari "Ilari FIN" Sahamies Wins Record Cash Game Pot on Pokerstars

According to HighStakesDB.com, Ilari "Ilari FIN" Sahamies (also known as "Ziigmund" on the shuttered Full Tilt Poker) took down the largest cash game pot in the history of Pok...

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King Blom Returns

Back in 2009, Viktor "Isildur1" Blom captivated the online poker community during a multi-month run on Full Tilt Poker that saw him win (and lose) millions of dollars.
...

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Phil "MrSweets28" Galfond Beats Down Viktor "Isildur1" Blom

Earlier this summer, Phil Galfond (known as "OMGClayAiken" on Full Tilt Poker and "MrSweets28" on Pokerstars) decided to set up shop in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada so ...

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Sunday News Update: Chino Wins, Cao/Sahamies and More

1. "Chino" Rheem Wins First EPL Event.
Early Saturday morning, David "Chino" Rheem defeated Erik Seidel to become the winner of the very first Epic Poker League event....

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Online Cash Games: The Biggest Winners and Losers Since Full Tilt Poker Shut Down

For years, Full Tilt Poker was the home of the biggest online cash games. The site kept adding tables with higher and higher stakes, and the games progressively got bigger and...

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"Isildur1" Blasts Rui "PepperoniF" Cao In Tenth "Superstar Showdown"

Viktor "Isildur1" Blom moved to 8-2 in "Superstar Showdown" matches earlier today after taking $150,000 from Rui "PepperoniF" Cao.

The match consisted of two t...

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Superstar Showdown: "Isildur1" vs "PepperoniF" Set for This Sunday

After a six week hiatus, the "Superstar Showdown" will be returning to Pokerstars this weekend with a hotly anticipated match between Viktor "Isildur1" Blom and Rui "Pepperoni...

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FTOPS XX Main Event, "Ingenious89" Dominates in April and More

1. FTOPS XX Main Event.

With all of the craziness of the last two weeks, you might have forgotten that the FTOPS XX main event is taking place on Full Tilt Pok...

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Patrik Antonius Dominating Full Tilt Poker Post-"Black Friday"

I think it's safe to say that Patrik Antonius is officially the best player on Full Tilt Poker right now.

Even since "Black Friday", players such as Phil Ivey,...

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"Isildur1" Wins Again, Moves to 6-2 in "Superstar Showdown" Matches

Viktor "Isildur1" Blom came back from a small deficit to defeat Scott "urnotindangr" Palmer in the conclusion of their "Superstar Showdown" match on Sunday. Thanks to his late...

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Poker News: Final Table of EPT Berlin Set, "Isildur1" vs "urnotindangr" Part 2 and More

1. EPT Berlin Final Table Set.

After four full days of play, the final table of the EPT Berlin main event has been set.

All eight of the remain...

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Superstar Showdown: Scott Palmer Leads Viktor Blom by $5,425 After Part One of Match

Scott "urnotindangr" Palmer and Viktor "Isildur1" Blom played the first 2,500 hands of their "Superstar Showdown" match earlier today, with Palmer finishing with a profit of $...

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Gus Hansen Up Over $4 Million on Full Tilt Poker So Far This Year

March was another strong month for Gus Hansen on Full Tilt Poker, as the Danish poker superstar was able to add another $1.51 million to his substantial 2011 profits.
...

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Daniel Strikes Back: Negreanu Notches Win in "Superstar Showdown"

Daniel "KidPoker" Negreanu battled back from a large deficit to win his "Superstar Showdown" match against Viktor "Isildur1" Blom earlier today.

Here is a quic...

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Tom "durrrr" Dwan Down $1.2 Million in Second "durrrr Challenge"

The second "durrrr Challenge" is not going well for Tom "durrrr" Dwan, as he currently finds himself down roughly $1.2 million over 18,236 hands.

"durrrr" jump...

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"Superstar Showdown" Ends Early After "Isildur1" Takes $150k Off of Daniel Negreanu

The much-hyped "Superstar Showdown" battle between Daniel "KidPoker" Negreanu and Viktor "Isildur1" Blom ended early on Sunday after Blom won $150,000 over just 1,439 hands. <...

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Daniel Negreanu Prepares For His "Superstar Showdown" Match Against "Isildur1"

This Sunday, Daniel Negreanu and Viktor "Isildur1" Blom will lock horns in the first installment of their two-part "Superstar Showdown" match-up.

Negreanu and ...

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The "XWINK" Rollercoaster Ride Continues

"XWINK" has provided plenty of entertainment to high stakes cash game railbirds in March, taking on practically everyone on Full Tilt Poker and making (temporarily, anyways) m...

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Viktor "Isildur1" Blom vs Daniel "KidPoker" Negreanu Set For Next "Superstar Showdown"

Pokerstars announced earlier today that the next "Superstar Showdown" will pit Viktor "Isildur1" Blom against Daniel "KidPoker" Negreanu.

There is a twist thou...

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Phil Ivey is Winning Again in 2011

Here's something that probably won't shock you - Phil Ivey is doing very well on Full Tilt Poker so far this year.

According to HighStakesDB.com (link below), ...

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"durrrr Challenge" Update and a Recap of the Fifth Anniversary of the Sunday Million

1. "durrrr Challenge" Update.

Tom "durrrr" Dwan and Daniel "jungleman12" Cates hooked up for a rare "durrrr Challenge" session earlier tonight.

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Viktor "Isildur1" Blom Continues His Rush

It's been a couple of very good days for Viktor "Isildur1" Blom as the Swedish phenom continues his rush on Pokerstars.

An epic session just finished between "...

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Viktor "Isildur1" Blom Smashes Daniel "w00ki3z." Cates

Viktor "Isildur1" Blom and Daniel "w00ki3z." Cates battled it out on Pokerstars earlier today. When the smoke had cleared, "Isildur1" had turned in one of his best sessions si...

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Viktor "Isildur1" Blom vs "DodgyFish72" In The Next "Superstar Showdown"

A Hungarian qualifier with the alias of "DodgyFish72" will be Viktor Blom's next opponent in the "Superstar Showdown" on Pokerstars. The match between "DodgyFish72" and "Isild...

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The "durrrr Challenge" Turns Two Years Old

In early 2009, Tom "durrrr" Dwan officially issued his "challenge" to the poker world (well, everyone in the poker world except for Phil Galfond).

In an effort...

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"Isildur1" Crushes "MyRabbiFoo" In Fourth Superstar Showdown

Viktor "Isildur1" Blom battled Eugene "MyRabbiFoo" Katchalov in the fourth "Superstar Showdown" on Pokerstars earlier today. Blom and Katchalov played 2,500 hands of $50/$100 ...

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Sunday News Update: Gus Hansen Rolling, Final Four of FTOPS $10k Heads Up Event Set, "Isildur1" vs "MyRabbiFoo" On Tap For Sunday

1. Gus Hansen On A Major Upswing. According to our friends at HighStakesDB.com (link below), Gus Hansen is up over $5 million on Full Tilt Poker since the beginning of October...

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Eugene Katchalov Up Next In The "Superstar Showdown"

According to Pokerstars, Eugene "MyRabbiFoo" Katchalov will be Viktor "Isildur1" Blom's next opponent in the "Superstar Showdown". The match between Katchalov and Blom is set ...

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Sunday Night News: Boeree's Big Win and $150k Cash Game on "Poker After Dark"

1. Boeree's Big Win.

"Team Pokerstars Pro" member Liv Boeree successfully navigated through a field of 4,710 players to take down the "Sunday Warm Up" on Poker...

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Gus Hansen Gets His Year Off To a Strong Start - Again

You've heard this story before - Gus Hansen has gotten off to a strong start so far this year, raking in over $1.12 million in profits on Full Tilt Poker.

Hans...

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Viktor "Isildur1" Blom Is Officially Running Hot Again

Over the past few days, Viktor "Isildur1" Blom has managed to do some damage on Pokerstars, adding roughly $500,000 to his bankroll at the expense of players such as Phil "MrS...

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Viktor "Isildur1" Blom Defeats Daniel "w00ki3z." Cates In "Superstar Showdown"

Viktor "Isildur1" Blom finished with a profit of $51,196 to defeat Daniel "w00ki3z." Cates in the third "Superstar Showdown" on Pokerstars earlier today.

Today...

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Daniel "w00ki3z." Cates Up Next In The "Superstar Showdown"

Pokerstars announced earlier today that Daniel "w00ki3z." Cates will be Viktor "Isildur1" Blom's next opponent in the "Superstar Showdown".

The match is set to...

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January High Stakes Update: "URnotINdanger2" and "Urindanger" On Top

Who will end up being the big winner in the high stakes cash games on Full Tilt Poker in 2011? Who will end up dropping millions of dollars, never to be heard from again?

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Daniel "jungleman12" Cates Opens Up $819k Lead in "durrrr Challenge"

Tom "durrrr" Dwan and Daniel "jungleman12" Cates sat down late last night for another installment of the second "durrrr Challenge".

Dwan and Cates, who have on...

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"Isildur1" Tames Tony G In Second "Superstar Showdown"

"Isildur1" won the second "Superstar Showdown" against Tony G last night, finishing with a total profit of $44,820 after 2,500 hands.

The match consisted of 1,...

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Daniel "Jungleman12" Cates Finishes As Biggest Winner on Full Tilt Poker in 2010

2010 was quite a year for Daniel "jungleman12" Cates. When he is old and gray and on his death bed, Cates will surely regard 2010 as being one of the best years of his life. <...

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Daniel "Jungleman12" Cates Poised to Become Full Tilt Poker's Most Profitable Cash Game Player in 2010

With just days remaining in December, it now appears as though Daniel "Jungleman12" Cates is safely on his way to securing the title of most profitable cash game player on Ful...

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A Look At Phil Ivey's Year So Far On Full Tilt Poker

Phil Ivey is the third most profitable cash game player on Full Tilt Poker in 2010 (not a surprise), despite the fact that he has only logged 47,690 hands on the site so far t...

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FTP High Stakes Update: Patrik Antonius On Top in November

After getting off to a very slow start in 2010, Patrik Antonius has come roaring back and currently has a profit of over $1.75 million on Full Tilt Poker for the year.
...

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Rare "durrrr Challenge" Session Takes Place on Friday

Tom "durrrr" Dwan and Daniel "Jungleman12" Cates hooked up for a rare session of the second "durrrr Challenge" on Friday, with Dwan managing to grind out a small win.
...

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Brian Townsend's Massive Downswing in 2010

According to HighStakesDB.com, Brian Townsend has dropped over $4.1 million on Full Tilt Poker in 2010, making him the biggest loser on the site through October.


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Is Gus Hansen Making a Comeback?

The fact that Gus Hansen has lost obscene amounts of money while playing on Full Tilt Poker has been well-chronicled.

As a matter of fact, we wrote an article ...

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"durrrr" Challenges Update - Both Still on Hold

When Daniel "jungleman12" Cates agreed to take on Tom Dwan in the second "durrrr" Challenge, many people (including myself) figured that they would rip through the required 50...

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Gus Hansen Reportedly Down Over $10 Million on Full Tilt Poker In the Last Two Years

According to HighStakesDB.com (link below), Gus Hansen has dropped nearly $10.4 million on Full Tilt Poker over the past two years.

According to the site, Hans...

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October High Stakes Update: "durrrr" Up a Million, Gus Hansen Down Big

Many of poker's top names have made a return to the online tables this month after finishing up a hectic September schedule.

Tom "durrrr" Dwan has gotten his m...

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Prahlad "prefontaine" Friedman Tearing Up Pokerstars As of Late

When it comes to high stakes online cash games, Prahlad Friedman has seemingly been around forever.

The shelf life of the typical high stakes online cash game ...

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High Stakes Action Returns to Full Tilt Poker

An insanely busy September for the poker world has now wrapped up, and many of poker's top names have returned home after a month-long stay in London.

Septembe...

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It's Been a Big Year For Andreas "Skjervoy" Torbergsen

When Andreas "skjervoy" Torbergsen is an old man, chances are that he will look back on 2010 very fondly.

It's been an amazing year for the Norwegian-born play...

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The Life and Times of "grolongo" on Pokerstars

Is "grolongo" on Pokerstars Viktor Blom, aka "Isildur1"?

Almost definitely.

Earlier this week, a player named "grolongo" (from Sweden) captured ...

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Phil Ivey Nearing $20 Million in Profits on Full Tilt Poker

According to HighstakesDB.com, Phil Ivey is up nearly $20 million on Full Tilt Poker since January 1st, 2007.

The exact figure? $19,468,460.00.

...

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Daniel "jungleman12" Cates Extends Lead in Second "durrrr Challenge"

Daniel "jungleman12" Cates extended his lead in the "durrrr Challenge" earlier today, and is now up approximately $692,000 after a total of 6,820 hands.

"jungle...

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Gus Hansen Down Nearly $3 Million in August on Full Tilt Poker

Things just keep getting worse and worse for Gus Hansen on Full Tilt Poker.

According to HighStakesDB.com, "The Great Dane" dropped nearly $1.2 million yesterd...

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Big Pot Limit Omaha Game Breaks Out on Full Tilt Poker

A big $300/$600 Pot Limit Omaha game broke out on Full Tilt Poker earlier this morning, involving some of the biggest names in the poker world.

There is curren...

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Daniel "jungleman12" Cates Takes $518k Lead in "durrrr Challenge" #2

The first day of the second "durrrr Challenge" just wrapped up a few minutes ago, with Daniel "jungleman12" Cates posting a $518k profit over a total of 5,829 hands.

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Tom Dwan Strikes First in "durrrr Challenge" #2

The second "durrrr Challenge" finally got underway earlier tonight, with Tom Dwan jumping out to an early lead.

Tom "durrrr" Dwan and Daniel "jungleman12" Cate...

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Second "durrrr Challenge" Expected to Begin Shortly

The second "durrrr Challenge", which will pit Tom "durrrr" Dwan against Daniel "Jungleman12" Cates, is expected to begin shortly.

According to an article on Ful...

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Second "durrrr Challenge" Set To Get Underway Soon

The second "durrrr Challenge" (Tom "durrrr" Dwan vs Daniel "jungleman12" Cates) is set to get underway over the next couple of days.

The first "durrrr Challeng...

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Gus Hansen Just Can't Win on Full Tilt Poker

Since the beginning of 2008, Gus Hansen is down nearly $7 million on Full Tilt Poker.

Gus Hansen has posted the biggest loss (-$6,989,480.00) of any single acc...

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August High Stakes Update: "durrrr", Phil Ivey on Top

As expected, August has seen the return of many of the top cash game players in the world to Full Tilt Poker.

Names such as Tom "durrrr" Dwan, Phil "OMGClayAik...

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Niki Jedlicka Turns In His Best Performance in a Long While

Before "martonas" and "Isildur1", there was "Kaibuxxe".

In 2007, nobody made more money on Full Tilt Poker than "Kaibuxxe". "Kaibuxxe", who seemingly appeared ...

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Tom Dwan Pummels Patrik Antonius During Short "durrrr Challenge" Session

Tom "durrrr" Dwan and Patrik Antonius hooked up for another very short installment of the "durrrr Challenge" early Tuesday morning.

The result wasn't a good on...

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WSOP Tournament of Champions to Air on ESPN This Tuesday, July High Stakes Update and More

1. 2010 Tournament of Champions to Air on ESPN This Tuesday.

The 2010 WSOP Tournament of Champions (TOC) is set to air on ESPN this Tuesday evening.

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Martonas" Reappears on Full Tilt Poker, The "durrrr Challenge" Continues and More

1. "Martonas" Reappears on Full Tilt Poker.

After a very long absence, "Martonas" has reappeared in some high stakes cash games on Full Tilt Poker this morning...

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Patrik Antonius on the Rebound After a Slow Start to the Year

During his run as a high stakes cash game player, Patrik Antonius has managed to turn in remarkably consistent results. Despite playing against some of the best poker players ...

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July High Stakes Update: "NEKOTYAN", "riyyc225" On Top

For everybody but the “November Nine”, the 2010 World Series of Poker has now come to an end.

The end of the World Series of Poker also means that many of the ...

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High Stakes Update: Dwan Gives Some Back, Antonius Surges

Patrik Antonius, who has been one of the most consistently profitable high stakes cash game players in the history of online poker, has managed to erase nearly $4 million in l...

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Cole South Leaving Cardrunners, "durrrr Challenge" Update

1. Cole South Says Goodbye to Cardrunners.

In an April 27th blog post titled "Moving On and Good Luck", Cole South announced that he was leaving Cardrunners.co...

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Dwan Dominates in March on Full Tilt Poker

Tom "durrrr" Dwan was the center of attention on Full Tilt Poker in March, raking in about $3.27 million over a total of 64,225 tracked hands. Dwan's active month made for som...

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Tom "durrrr" Dwan Hammers "Ziigmund" in High Stakes Rematch

Ilari "Ziigmund" Sahamies managed to make over $2 million on Full Tilt Poker last week, thanks to a couple of very profitable sessions against Tom "durrrr" Dwan.


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Ziigmund's Big Week

Ilari "Ziigmund" Sahamies dominated the high stakes games on Full Tilt Poker over the past week, making in excess of $2.1 million.

For the month of March, "Zii...

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Gus Hansen Cools Off After Hot Start to 2010

After getting off to a very strong start in 2010, Gus Hansen has seen his fortunes reverse, and is now up about $370,000 this year on Full Tilt Poker.

Sound fa...

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Tom "durrrr" Dwan Up Over $6 Million on Full Tilt Poker Since December 1st

Over the past 3 1/2 months, Tom "durrrr" Dwan has been the biggest winner on Full Tilt Poker (by far), having made a little over $6 million over 130k tracked hands.

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Phil "OMGClayAiken" Galfond Destroys "Isildur1"

Railbirds were able to enjoy a special treat on Wednesday as "Isildur1" went head-to-head against two of the very best poker players in the world - Tom "durrrr" Dwan and Phil ...

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"Isildur1" Banks $1.4 Million

"Isildur1" is seemingly never involved in a boring session, and today was no different.

"Team Cardrunners" members Cole South and Brian Hastings lined up to do...

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Cole South, "PostFlopAction" Continue To Dominate in February

Cole South has continued his white-hot start to 2010 on Full Tilt Poker, banking over $1.6 million over 15,439 tracked hands so far this month.

Add that to his...

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"Isildur1" is Back

Those who have been hoping to see "Isildur1" return to the high stakes games on Full Tilt Poker got their wish earlier today.

"Isildur1", who has popped up spo...

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Can Tom Dwan Be Caught in "durrrr" Challenge?

Tom "durrrr" Dwan and Patrik Antonius completed 883 more hands in the "durrrr" Challenge yesterday.

By the time that the nearly three hour session had drawn to...

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Cole South, Alexander Kostritsyn Leading February High Stakes Action on Full Tilt Poker

Cole South has continued his strong start to 2010 so far this month, adding another $1 million+ to his already impressive profit total for the year.

After the ...

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One Year Anniversary of "durrrr Challenge" Approaching

In early 2009, Tom Dwan had everyone talking when he officially issued his "durrrr Challenge".

The basic premise of the challenge?

-four tables ...

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Di "Urindanger" Dang Up Over $440k in January

With the 2010 Pokerstars Caribbean Adventure (PCA) currently taking place, many of poker's top names have been largely absent from Full Tilt Poker in January.

N...

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Patrik Antonius Finishes 2009 Up Nearly $9 Million Dollars on Full Tilt Poker

2009 is a fading memory, and we can now start to figure out the biggest winners and losers on Full Tilt Poker for the year.

Patrik Antonius had the best year o...

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Tom "durrrr" Dwan Bounces Back in December

After a horrific November that saw him lose millions upon millions of dollars, Tom "durrrr" Dwan has bounced back (somewhat) in December.

Everybody already kno...

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The Online Dominance of Phil Ivey and Patrik Antonius

Since the beginning of 2007, Phil Ivey and Patrik Antonius have combined to make approximately $30 million dollars on Full Tilt Poker.

According to HighstakesD...

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Two $700k+ Pots on Full Tilt Poker Today

Remember when a $700,000 cash game pot was a really big deal? Remember the buzz when Di "Urindanger" Dang won a $700k+ pot against Tom "durrrr" Dwan?

"Urindange...

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The $1,356,946.50 Pot

Patrik Antonius just won the largest ever pot in online poker history a few minutes ago - a $1,356,946.50 monster against "Isildur1" on Full Tilt Poker.

This p...

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Tom Dwan Destroys Sammy "Any Two" George For $750,000 On Final Day of "durrrr" Million Dollar Challenge

The third and final day of the "durrrr" Million Dollar Challenge saw Tom Dwan destroy Sammy "Any Two" George to the tune of $750,000.

Play just wrapped up for ...

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Tom Dwan Beats Ilari "Ziigmund" Sahamies In "durrrr" Million Dollar Challenge

Play has just wrapped in the second day of the "durrrr" Million Dollar Challenge.

Tom "durrrr" Dwan and Ilari "Ziigmund" Sahamies battled today in a live versi...

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Patrik Antonius Wins Largest Ever Online Cash Game Pot Against "Isildur1"

Patrik Antonius has just won the largest ever online cash game pot.

The $879k pot obliterates the old record that was held by Di "Urindanger" Dang, who managed...

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"Isildur1" Up Over $6 Million Dollars in November

Over the past 13 days, the player known as "Isildur1" on Full Tilt Poker has netted himself over $6 million dollars in profits.

"Isildur1" has decisively smash...

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The Gus Hansen Downswing Continues

In mid-August, we wrote an article titled "Gus Hansen's $5 Million Dollar Downswing" (link below).

We wrote about Hansen's strong start in 2009 on Full Tilt Po...

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"Durrrr Challenge" Update, EPT London Final Table, World Series of Poker Final Table

1. "Durrrr Challenge" Update. Tom "durrrr" Dwan and Patrik Antonius played another 1,063 hands of their "challenge" early Wednesday morning, with Dwan finishing up around $418...

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Hand of the Year?

The reappearance of "Martonas" on Full Tilt Poker has reinvigorated the high stakes games on the site over the past couple of days.

However, it was a hand earl...

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Tom Dwan Wins Largest Televised Cash Game Pot Ever

The fourth season of Full Tilt Poker's "Million Dollar Cash Game" has just finished filming, and this year's season will not disappoint.

"Million Dollar Cash G...

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Di "Urindanger" Dang Up $600k+ in September on Full Tilt Poker

After one of the most exciting months ever on Full Tilt Poker, September has slowed down somewhat as many top players prepare for the WSOPE later this month.

A...

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High Stakes August Recap: The "Martonas" Roller Coaster, "theASHMAN103" Surges

The high stakes games on Full Tilt Poker had a little bit of everything in August, as a seemingly sleepy month turned into one of the most exciting of the year.

...

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Dwan and Antonius Resume the "durrrr" Challenge

Earlier today, Tom "durrrr" Dwan and Patrik Antonius resumed the "durrrr Challenge" after a lengthy layoff.

The two players last hooked up in mid-June, with Dw...

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Tom "durrrr" Dwan Surging At Expense of "Martonas"

According to HighstakesDB.com, Tom "durrrr" Dwan is up an impressive $2.14 million dollars since August 15th.

This is quite the turnaround for "durrrr", consid...

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Gus Hansen's $5 Million Dollar Downswing

Gus Hansen is accustomed to big bankroll swings, but his performance over the past couple of months has to have him scratching his head.

Negative variance? Gus...

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Ilari "Ziigmund" Sahamies Recounts His Two Huge PLO Pots From Earlier This Summer

Ilari "Ziigmund" Sahamies is, without a doubt, one of the most entertaining poker players in the world.

He is hyper-aggressive. He is prone to tilting. He like...

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Tom Dwan Takes Big Lead in "durrrr Challenge"

Up until yesterday, the "durrrr Challenge" had been fairly disappointing to some people.

When the challenge was first announced, many people had hoped that Pat...

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"Ziigmund" Crushes "durrrr" in Epic Two Day Heads-Up Battle

To say that Tom "durrrr" Dwan is having a volatile start to 2009 would be the understatement of the century.

After dropping nearly $4 million dollars of his ba...

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High Stakes Update: "Urindanger" Surges, "durrrr" Fades

The high stakes cash games on Full Tilt Poker have picked up dramatically over the past couple of days.

Earlier in the week, the high stakes games on the site ...

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WPT Championship, Gus Hansen Update

1. WPT Championship Update. Day 3 of the $25,000 WPT Championship is now a wrap, with Steve "MrSmokey1" Billirakis ending the day as the chip leader.

Th...

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"durrrr" Edging Closer to Profitability on Full Tilt Poker in 2009

To say that Tom "durrrr" Dwan got off to a bad start this year would be a supreme understatement.

After finishing 2008 as one of the most profitable players on...

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Tom "durrrr" Dwan Clears $1.6 Million Dollars on Full Tilt Poker in March

After getting off to a horrible start in 2009, Tom "durrrr" Dwan managed to claw back some of his previous losses, making a total of $1.595 million dollars over 25,761 tracked...

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Patrik Antonius Takes Lead In "durrrr" Challenge

After a 425 hand session on Friday that was cut short due to a poor Internet connection, Patrik Antonius regained the lead in the "durrrr" challenge, and is now up about $108k...

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"Durrrr" Challenge Continues With Small Victory For Antonius

The "Durrrr" challenge (finally) continued on Monday, with Patrik Antonius and Tom "durrrr" Dwan logging a total of 914 hands.

Patrik Antonius managed to bank ...

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Phil Ivey Up Big In March

After a slow start to the year, Phil Ivey, arguably the best poker player in the world, is off and running.

After the first 12 days of the month, Phil Ivey is ...

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"Durrrr" Challenge = Over?

After starting to a great deal of fanfare last month, it appears as though the "durrrr" challenge might just fizzle out and die.

Earlier this year, Tom "durrrr...

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Dwan and Sahamies Lock Horns In Epic Heads-up Battle

The high-stakes action on Full Tilt Poker has really picked up over the past couple of days.

Last night, Tom "durrrr" Dwan and Ilari "Ziigmund" Sahamies waged ...

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"Trex313" Up Big, "durrrr" Down Big So Far in 2009

The first two months of 2009 are almost a wrap.

Railbirds have been treated to a wealth of high-stakes cash game action on Full Tilt Poker so far this year. We...

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The "Durrrr" Challenge, L.A. Poker Classic, High Stakes Poker

1. The "durrrr" Challenge. Day 4 of the "durrrr" challenge took place on Monday.

After briefly losing the lead in the competition during Sunday's sessio...

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Patrik Antonius Moves Ahead in "durrrr" Challenge

Tom Dwan and Patrik Antonius have now played a total of 2,921 hands in the first "durrrr" challenge.

After Dwan stormed out to a quick $135k lead on the first ...

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"durrrr" Challenge Update - Patrik Antonius vs Tom Dwan Match Finally Starts

After months of build-up, the first "durrrr" Challenge finally got underway early Wednesday morning.

The first challenge pits Patrik Antonius against Tom "durr...

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Poker After Dark, Jamie Gold, Pokerstars 25 Billionth Hand and More

1. Poker After Dark: Nets vs Vets. "Team Cardrunners" will do battle with a trio of seasoned poker veterans this week on "Poker After Dark".

"Team Cardr...

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Sami "LarsLuzak" Kelopuro Up Over $2 Million Dollars On Full Tilt Poker In The Past Three Days

Sami "LarsLuzak" Kelopuro got off to a slow start in 2009, losing an estimated $825k in the month of January.

Things went from bad to worse for the Finnish pla...

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Full Tilt Poker Makes Preparations For "durrrr" Challenge

The first "durrrr" challenge (slated to be Patrik Antonius vs Tom Dwan) is supposed to get underway at any moment.

Full Tilt Poker has accommodated Dwan and An...

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Phil Ivey Continues To Struggle in 2009

"Phil Ivey" and "struggle" just don't seem to go together.

Phil Ivey is a remarkably consistent player, regardless of the format. Big cash games online? He cru...

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Hac Dang, Tom Dwan Leading The Way In February Cash Games on Full Tilt Poker

Hac Dang, better known as "trex313" on Full Tilt Poker, is off to an amazing start in 2009.

Dang is up nearly $2.6 million dollars so far in 2009, which nearly...

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Tom Dwan Continues To Suffer Through Painful Downswing

Tom "durrrr" Dwan dropped another $586k on Full Tilt Poker on Wednesday, bringing his total loss for the month of January to a staggering $3.53 million dollars.

...

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Gus Hansen Ignores The Critics, Posts $2.63 Million Dollar Gain Since January 1st

Gus Hansen seems to have replaced Guy Laliberte as the new "easy mark" in the high-stakes cash games on Full Tilt Poker.

The only problem - Gus has started 200...

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The $400,000 Flip

Phil Ivey and Ilari "Ziigmund" Sahamies obviously aren't suffering from the recession.

Earlier today on Full Tilt Poker, the two players agreed to a $400k flip...

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Antonius Smashes Dwan

Tom "durrrr" Dwan and Patrik Antonius staged the first high-profile cash game battle of the year on Full Tilt Poker on Tuesday. When the smoke had cleared, Patrik Antonius was...

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Ivey, Galfond Dominate Full Tilt Poker Cash Games in 2008

2008 is now in the books. Our mini-vacation is over, and now it's back to business.

Pokerstars might be the biggest online poker room in the world, but Full Ti...

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Tom Dwan Reaches The One Million Dollar Mark For the Third Time on Full Tilt Poker

"durrrr" did it again.

Early Saturday morning, Tom "durrrr" Dwan accumulated a stack of over $1 million dollars on Full Tilt Poker for the third time in his sh...

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Tom "durrrr" Dwan Does It Again; Accumulates a $1 Million Dollar Stack For the Second Time

Earlier this week, Phil "OMGClayAiken" Galfond accumulated a stack of over $1 million dollars on "GusHeaven", one of the $500/$1000 No Limit Hold'em tables on Full Tilt Poker....

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Tom "durrrr" Dwan Books Million Dollar Win on Full Tilt Poker; Takes Down $562k Pot

Just a day after complaining about his recent losses, Tom "durrrr" Dwan battered his competition on multiple $500/$1000 No Limit Hold'em tables and took down a near million-do...

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Phil Ivey Off To Another Good Start in December

Phil Ivey continues to add to his god-like profit totals on Full Tilt Poker this year.

After the first two days of December, Ivey has made an additional $540k o...

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"mastrblastr" Destroys "Ziigmund" on GusHeaven

"mastrblastr" and "Ziigmund" duked it out on "GusHeaven" early Thursday morning. "GusHeaven" is one of the $500/$1000 No Limit Hold'em tables on Full Tilt Poker.

...

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Phil Ivey Up Nearly Nine Million Dollars on Full Tilt Poker Since January of 2007

HighStakesDB.com (link below) began tracking the high-stakes NLHE and Pot Limit Omaha results on Full Tilt Poker on January 1st, 2007. Over the next year and a half, the site ...

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"Hearts13" Living the Dream on Ultimatebet; Wins Bad Beat Jackpot, Goes on Major Heater

When "Hearts13" logged onto Ultimatebet late Sunday night, he thought it was just going to be another regular session. Little did he know that his life was soon about to compl...

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Antonius, Elezra Most Profitable Cash Game Players on Full Tilt Poker So Far In November

There are some familiar names atop the Full Tilt Poker cash game leaderboard after a week of play in November.

Patrik Antonius is currently leading the way with...

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Gus Hansen Dominating Full Tilt Poker in October

Gus Hansen is well on his way towards having one of the most profitable months in the history of online poker.

"The Great Dane" is currently up a jaw-dropping $...

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Phil Ivey Wins the Largest Online Poker Cash Game Pot Ever

"RailHeaven" and "GusHeaven" have produced a ridiculous amount of action over the past few months.

"RailHeaven" and "GusHeaven" are the big $500/$1000 No Limit ...

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Patrik Antonius Runs Up an $831,000 Stack on "RailHeaven"

The games on "RailHeaven" have cooled off a bit as of late, but tonight that changed.

"RailHeaven" (as if you didn't already know) is the $500/$1000 six-handed...

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"Ziigmund", Gus Hansen On Top of Full Tilt Poker Cash Games in October

October has belonged to Ilari "Ziigmund" Sahamies on Full Tilt Poker.

After just six days of action, the volatile and high-variance Finnish poker player is up ...

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Ilari Sahamies On Fire At Full Tilt Poker This Month

Ilari Sahamies, better known as "Ziigmund", is dominating the high stakes cash games on Full Tilt Poker as of late, and is currently the biggest winner for the month of Septem...

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David Benyamine Dominates "RailHeaven" Yet Again

For the second time in less than a month, David Benyamine dominated the "RailHeaven" table on Full Tilt Poker and left with a stack just shy of a million dollars.


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Phil Ivey Destroys Field, Wins the Full Tilt Poker Million Dollar Cash Game

For the second time in its three year history, Phil Ivey has taken down the Full Tilt Poker "Million Dollar Cash Game".

The event, a two-day high stakes cash ga...

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Five Players With Seven Figure Profits on Full Tilt Poker This Month

Five players have earned in excess of a million dollars in the high stakes cash games on Full Tilt Poker so far this month.

The list is topped by Phil Ivey, who...

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Two $600k+ Pots on Full Tilt Poker in One Day; Benyamine Nearly Wins a Million

The record-breaking pots in the $500/$100 "RailHeaven" game just keep coming and coming. The (temporarily) record-breaking pot between Tom "durrrr" Dwan and Peter W Jepsen las...

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RailHeaven On Full Tilt Poker Provided Plenty of Action on Thursday Morning

RailHeaven, which is the $500/$1000 No Limit Hold'em 6-Max table on Full Tilt Poker, has been extremely busy as of late. A couple of days ago, you had the battles between Tom ...

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David Benyamine, Phil "OMGClayAiken" Galfond Biggest Cash Game Winners on Full Tilt in 2008

David Benyamine has not only had a great summer, but he has also had an outstandin...

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David Benyamine, LoLiNa Most Profitable In FTP Cash Games This Month

David Benyamine, "LoLiNa" and Gus Hansen are all putting in strong months on Full Tilt Poker so far this month. Benyamine is having an especially strong month, having earned j...

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Gus Hansen's Red Hot Summer Rolls On

Gus Hansen didn't have a great World Series of Poker. He cashed in two events (the Main Event and the World Championship Mixed event) for just over $80k. Not exactly a great s...

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Present, War Stories and Aeron73 Leading The Way in Full Tilt Cash Games So Far in July

The month is only nine days old, but already there are three players who have made more than $500,000 in the high stakes cash games on Full Tilt Poker in July.

...

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Patrik Antonius Calls Out Top Online Cash Game Players

In his most recent blog posting entitled "WSOP and Golf Update", Patrik Antonius issued a challenge to some of the top young No Limit cash game players in the world.

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Benyamine, "Ziigmund" Finish On Top of Full Tilt Poker Cash Games in May

May has concluded, and the biggest cash game winners (Pot Limit Omaha and No Limit Hold'em) on Full Tilt Poker include some very familiar names.

David Benyamine...

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David Benyamine Currently on a Major Heater on Full Tilt Poker

David Benyamine is gearing up for the high stakes cash games in Vegas during the World Series of Poker by crushing his competition on Full Tilt Poker. According to HighStakesD...

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Nebuchad, Pokergirl1 Biggest NLHE Cash Game Winners Year to Date on Ladbrokes Poker

We usually like to talk about the high stakes cash games on Full Tilt Poker, because this is where most of the action online usually takes place. However, some big games can b...

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Phil Ivey Destroys the Sunday Competition on Full Tilt Poker

With the World Poker Tour Championship winding up on Saturday, most of the high stakes cash games in Vegas likely dried up as well. This led to the return of multiple high sta...

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ICallSoWhat, OMGClayAiken Continuing to Lead the Way in High Stakes Cash Games on Full Tilt Poker in April; Pekay and Zeleni_Jure Impressing

It's time again to recap the biggest winners and losers so far this month (April) in the high stakes Pot Limit Omaha and No Limit Hold'em cash games on Full Tilt Poker. There ...

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Phil "OMGClayAiken" Galfond Up Almost a Million Dollars on Full Tilt Poker So Far in April

Phil "OMGClayAiken" Galfond, generally considered one of the top five online cash game players in the world, has put in an impressive April so far.

Galfond has ...

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Tom "durrrr" Dwan, UIGEA Gets Ripped to Shreds and EPT San Remo

1. "durrrr". Tom "durrrr" Dwan is off to a blazing start in March on Full Tilt Poker. He is currently up over $720k in the first two days of March.

He h...

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Poker King News Update: EPT San Remo, "Jennicide", "Ziigmund" and More

If you are wondering why our post frequency is down slightly as of late, there is a good reason why. There isn't much happening in the world of poker right now. There are no b...

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"ICallSoWhat", "yossarian_2_" Amongst the Most Profitable Cash Game Players on Full Tilt Poker This Month

The month of March is nearly over and the cash game leaderboard on Full Tilt Poker is occupied by some familiar and unfamiliar names.

The biggest single winner ...

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Brian Hastings Up Over One Million Dollars in High Stakes Pot Limit Omaha on Full Tilt Poker in March

Brian Hastings, formerly known as "LucLongley" on Full Tilt Poker, is currently up over $1 million dollars in the high stakes PLO games on Full Tilt Poker so far in March.
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Patrik Antonius vs Doyle Brunson Heads-Up Match: Who's Your Money On?

Alright, in case you haven't been following this story, here is what has happened so far (to the best of my knowledge):

-Doyle Brunson made some offhanded comme...

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Antonius and "Ziigmund" vs "LarsLuzak" and "KObyTAPOUT"?

According to the personal blog of Patrik Antonius, there will be a team "heads-up" battle taking place between four of the best Finnish players in the world. Patrik Antonius, ...

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David Benyamine Dominating High Stakes Pot Limit Omaha Games on Full Tilt Poker in March

First off, we apologize for the lack of updates over the past couple of days. We took some time off to recharge our batteries and are now back at it.

David Ben...

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"pr1nnyraid", "Brian Hastings" Lead List of Top Cash Game Players on Full Tilt Poker in March

We are eleven days into the month of March, and so far "pr1nnyraid" and "Brian Hastings / LucLongley" are two of the biggest winners so far in the high stakes cash games on Fu...

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Is a Tom "durrrr" Dwan vs Phil Hellmuth Jr. Heads-Up Battle On the Horizon?

In case you weren't following the recent news in the poker world, Phil Hellmuth Jr. had a really poor run over the last few days. First, after making the final table of the L....

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"Guaranteed376", "CHUFTY" Dominate High Stakes Cash Games on Full Tilt Poker in February

Now that February is in the books, it's time for our recap of the high stakes cash games on Full Tilt Poker (No Limit Hold'em and Pot Limit Omaha) courtesy of Highstakesdb.com...

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"Seda1" Revealed?

It appears as though there is a good chance that the identity of "seda1" has finally been revealed.

"seda1" has engaged in some high stakes No Limit Hold'em ba...

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Phil Ivey Smashes "Seda1" On Full Tilt Poker; Wins At Least $600k

After getting off to a weak start in February, Phil Ivey has come roaring back and is now sitting on healthy profits in both Pot Limit Omaha and No Limit Hold'em for the month...

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Hac "Trex313" Dang Continuing to Dominate Full Tilt Poker in February

It's pretty rare when you see that the same person has made the most money in both the high stakes No Limit Hold'em games and Pot Limit Omaha games on Full Tilt Poker, almost ...

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"Trex313" Dominating High Stakes Cash Games on Full Tilt Poker So Far in February

If you ask yourself the question, "Who are the best No Limit Hold'em cash game players in the world?", whose names would pop into your head? Probably Phil Ivey. Patrik Antoniu...

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Steve "MrSmokey1" Billirakis Books Huge Pot Limit Omaha Win on Full Tilt Poker

Steve "MrSmokey1" Billirakis had a particularly good run at the high stakes Pot Limit Omaha tables on Full Tilt Poker on Thursday, posting a one-day gain in excess of $400k an...

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"FinddaGrind", "kinexxx" Early Big Winners in Full Tilt Poker Cash Games in 2008

January is winding to a close with "kinexxx" and "FinddaGrind" leading the way in the high limit cash games on Full Tilt Poker.

Most of the action has been see...

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"Dustin Dirksen", "Ziigmund" Dominating High Stakes Cash Games on Full Tilt Poker So Far in 2008

It's still early in 2008 but so far "Dustin Dirksen" and "Ziigmund" have jumped to the front of the pack as two of the biggest winners on Full Tilt in 2008.

"D...

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David Benyamine and "kinexxx" Are Early Big Winners so Far in 2008 on Full Tilt Poker

2008 has just barely gotten underway and there has already been some exciting high stakes action on Full Tilt Poker. The high limit games were pretty much dead on the site for...

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Phil Ivey Crushes Niki Jedlicka, Wins $500k+

Railbirds were treated to a Christmas night treat as Phil Ivey battled Niki Jedlicka in some high stakes Pot Limit Omaha action on Full Tilt Poker.

These two h...

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David Benyamine Returns to Full Tilt Poker

Railbirds everywhere tonight rejoiced at the sight of David Benyamine making his return to Full Tilt Poker.

Benyamine announced that he was quitting Full Tilt ...

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Is Phil Hellmuth the Worst "Chinese Poker" Player Ever?

No matter what anyone says, Phil Hellmuth is without a doubt one of the best No Limit Hold'em tournament players ever. Sure he has an abrasive personality that turns a lot of ...

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The Top Cash Game Winners and Losers on the Prima Poker Network in 2007

About a week ago, we covered the top cash game winners and losers on Full Tilt Poker - this week, I decided to cover the Prima Poker network. The Prima Poker Network includes ...

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The Top Cash Game Winners and Losers Year to Date on Full Tilt Poker

The first thing to note is that this compilation of stats only includes No Limit Texas Hold'em and Pot Limit Omaha. Games such as H.O.R.S.E., Omaha H/L and Mixed PLHE/PLO are ...

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Niki "Kaibuxxe" Jedlicka Blows Out His Online Bankroll

Poker players are usually pretty superstitious, and you can almost bet that Niki "Kaibuxxe" Jedlicka is really regretting his decision to sign on to Full Tilt Poker as a "Full...

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Who is "KObyTAPOUT" On Full Tilt Poker?

"KObyTAPOUT" has been raising some hell in the high limit Pot Limit Omaha games on Full Tilt Poker lately, bludgeoning his opponents with ease and putting an especially bad hu...

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Jeff "Actionjeff" Garza to Quit Pokerstars?

For those of you who don't know, Jeff "Actionjeff" Garza recently started up his blog again, which is located at www.jeffgarza.com. He used to post infrequently to this blog, ...

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Gus Hansen Is on a Major Heater Right Now

Gus Hansen is a very streaky online cash game player.

He'll go through long stretches where he seems to be the worst player at the table by far, making almost ...

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Tie53 Is Great for Online Poker

Let's be real.

For the past few months, Full Tilt Poker has been pretty much dead when it comes to high limit games on the site.

Sure, David Be...

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Prahlad Friedman: Destroying High Stakes Cash Games Once Again

There was a time when Prahlad Friedman was THE high stakes cash game player online. Back in the day, when Ultimatebet wasn't a ghost town, Friedman used to be involved in many...

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The Million / Million Poker Club

A few days ago, somebody asked me the question: which poker players have both a million dollars in cashes online, plus a million dollars in cashes live?

A numbe...

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What Happened to the Big No Limit Hold'em Games on Full Tilt Poker?

For a few month period, anytime you logged in to Full Tilt Poker, you were almost assured that there would be a big No Limit Hold'em game going.

However, recen...

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Michael Gracz and Chris Bell Busted at Private Poker Game

Another day, another underground poker game bust.

This time it was Michael Gracz, Chris Bell and 69 others that were busted, as police raided a private poker t...

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Does Daniel Negreanu Have the Advantage over the Top Cash Game Players on Pokerstars?

Daniel Negreanu has been playing some high stakes cash games on Pokerstars in the past few weeks, and so far, he isn't impressed.

Negreanu, though his chat on ...

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Lars Luzak: The Online High Stakes Cash Game Assassin

Lars Luzak seemingly never loses.

Lars Luzak is a machine who can usually be found playing in the big stakes PLO and No Limit Hold'em cash games on Full Tilt P...

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Who is the Best Heads-Up Poker Player Online?

If you were to stake one poker player in heads-up action online, who would it be?

Who is currently the most talented heads-up player online in your opinion? Wh...

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Who is CryMeaRiver8 on Full Tilt Poker?

CryMeaRiver8 has burst onto the scene on Full Tilt Poker, seemingly coming out of nowhere to dominate some of the nosebleed games on the site.

This has led man...

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Kaibuxxe on a Seven Figure Downswing

Kaibuxxe, the young Pot Limit Omaha specialist from Austria who has been absolutely setting the poker tables on fire at Full Tilt Poker, is in the midst of a fairly large down...

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Who is the TerrorofSweden on Full Tilt Poker?

The TerrorofSweden has always been an interesting character to watch on Full Tilt Poker. He always seems to have unlimited amounts of money and he always seems to play reckles...

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Brian "sbrugby" Townsend Currently on a Major Downswing

When the World Series of Poker started, Brian Townsend was on a major rush. Probably the rush of a lifetime. Not only was he absolutely murdering the high limit games on Full ...

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Brian "sbrugby" Townsend on a Three Million Dollar Downswing

Brian "sbrugby" Townsend, one of the most feared and admired players online, is currently in the midst of the worst downswing of his life. According to his own blog, Townsend ...

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Brian "sbrugby" Townsend Leaves Vegas a Huge Winner

Well according to reports, the "Big Game" that had been taking place over the past couple of days, which primarily involved Sam Farha and Brian "sbrugby" Townsend has broken u...

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Brian "sbrugby" Townsend And Sammy Farha Wrap Up Day 2 of their Heads-up Battle in Vegas

Brian "sbrugby" Townsend and Sammy Farha continued their heads-up battle in Bobby's Room at the Bellagio today, with Brian Townsend finishing up over 50k before the two player...

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Till_I_Collapse Destroys Brian "Sbrugby" Townsend in High Stakes Pot Limit Omaha Action

The player who goes by the alias of "Till_I_Collapse" enjoyed a particularly fruitful night on Full Tilt Poker last night, dominating the high limit Pot Limit Omaha games and ...

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Brandon Adams Takes $700,000 from Sam Farha in Pot Limit Omaha Poker

Ask 100 of the top poker players in the world who the best cash game Pot Limit Omaha poker player is, and most of them will say Sammy Farha.

The trouble with m...

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The High Stakes Games on Full Tilt Poker Are Seeing Plenty of Action Lately

When you think of the "Big Game" and poker, you probably think of the big game at the Bellagio, where players like Phil Ivey, Barry Greenstein and Doyle Brunson sit around the...

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Rekrul: How This Great Cash Game Player Got His Start

Rekrul. Elky. Nazgul. What do all of these highly successful players have in common? They all were very successful gamers (Starcraft was usually the game of choice) who moved ...

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New Venetian Poker Room to Host "The Big Game"

There’s a lot of poker in Vegas, but there’s only one Big Game.

A small windowed room just past the high stakes games at the Bellagio’s poker room has been ho...

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Andy Beal vs. The Corporation, Part 2

They are at it again.

Andy Beal, self-made billionaire and professed math genius, has made his way to Las Vegas for a high-stakes poker game against the best p...

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Negreanu vs. Dreamclown

Anyone who reads any of the popular poker forums online with any regularity will know about this battle that has been taking place over the last few weeks. Daniel Negreanu vs....

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