Viktor Blom Beats Scott Palmer by $61,182

Published on April 11th, 2011 3:31 pm EST

King is talking about Viktor Blom aka Isildur1Viktor "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 latest victory, "Isildur1" is now 6-2 in the "Superstar Showdown" on Pokerstars.

The match between "Isildur1" and "urnotindangr" was a 5,000 hand battle that stretched over two consecutive Sundays. "urnotindangr" managed to finish with a $5,425 profit after last week's 2,500 hand session, but Blom was able to quickly turn the tide in yesterday's session and sail to an easy $61,182 victory.

The game of choice for yesterday's 2,500 hand session was $25/$50 No Limit Hold'em.

Viktor "Isildur1" Blom won the largest pot of yesterday's battle - here is a quick recap:

Both players had around $25,000 in their stacks. "urnotindangr" had the button.

"urnotindangr" raised to $300 pre-flop, "Isildur1" re-raised to $1,100 and "urnotindangr" called.

The flop came 8d-Qh-Ad.

"Isildur1" led out with a bet of $1,300 and "urnotindangr" called.

The turn brought the Qc.

"Isildur1" led out with a bet of $3,150, "urnotindangr" raised to $8,000, "Isildur1" re-raised to $12,850 and "urnotindangr" called.

The river brought the 2h.

"Isildur1" pushed all-in ($8,250) and "urnotindangr" quickly made the call. The two players turned over:

"Isildur1" - Ah-Qs
"urnotindangr" - Jc-Qd

"Isildur1" took down the $47,000 pot with his full house, Queens full of Aces.


As mentioned, Viktor "Isildur1" Blom is now 6-2 in "Superstar Showdown" matches. His wins have come against Scott Palmer, Daniel Negreanu, Tony G, "Dodgyfish72", Daniel Cates and Eugene Katchalov, while his two losses have come against Isaac Haxton and Daniel Negreanu.

Blom now has a cumulative profit of $350,757 in his eight "Superstar Showdown" matches.

Pokerstars has not yet announced who the next opponent for Viktor Blom will be in the "Superstar Showdown".



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