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Gus Hansen Wins Another $1 Million on Full Tilt Poker

Poker Pro Increases His 2011 Profits to $4 Million


Gus HansenGus Hansen has been on a tear over the past seven days, winning $1 million across a slew of pot-limit Omaha and limit deuce-to-seven triple draw sessions on Full Tilt Poker.

Hansen’s profits over the past week have brought his 2011 earnings to a massive $4 million. However, the Danish poker pro is no stranger to fast starts. In both 2009 and 2010 Hansen opened with multi-million dollar wins in the first few months of the year, only to finish the respective calendar year in the hole.

Despite playing pots barely into six figures these days, as compared with the half-million dollar ones of the past, Hansen has built arguably the best foundation he has ever had for a successful year on the virtual felt.

Most of Hansen’s biggest action in the past week has been against Andreas “skjervoy” Torbergsen at $500-$1,000 pot-limit Omaha — capped and uncapped.

While Hansen has been winning at the highest pot-limit Omaha stakes offered online, nosebleed newcomer XWINK dropped down to play short stacked against Dan “jungleman12” Cates at $50-$100 and $100-$200.

It appears that nearly all of XWINK’s profits have evaporated over the past couple of weeks, after the unknown Canadian had won $2 million over a three-day span earlier this month, playing as high as $500-$1,000 pot-limit Omaha.