Can An Online Qualifier Defeat "Isildur1"?

Published on February 25th, 2011 7:04 am EST

Viktor Blom at the WSOPE 2010A 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 "Isildur1" is set to begin at 3 pm ET on Sunday, February 27th.

"DodgyFish72" earned his spot in the "Superstar Showdown" after "beating a field of 124 players in an $11 qualifying tourney and winning a 140-player final".

"DodgyFish72" and "Isildur1" will battle over 4 tables of $5/$10 No Limit Hold’em. The winner of the "Showdown" will be the player who is up after a total of 2,500 hands have been played.

According to Pokerstars, "DodgyFish72" will get to keep whatever he has left on the tables after the "Showdown" has been completed. In addition, if either player manages to stack his opponent, then that player will receive an additional $10,000 from Pokerstars.


Viktor "Isildur1" Blom is 3-1 in "Superstar Showdown" matches so far.

His three wins:

vs Eugene "MyRabbiFoo" Katchalov (+$111,750)
vs Daniel Cates (+$51,000)
vs Tony G (+$44,000)

..and his lone loss:

vs Isaac Haxton (-$40,000)

It will be interesting to see how an amateur player fares against the ultra-aggressive and talented "Isildur1".

Source: - Qualifier Dodgyfish72 To Face Isildur1



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