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Online Poker: Cort Kibler-Melby Drops $400K

Phil Ivey Also Has Another Bad Week


German poker pro Cort “thecortster” Kibler-Melby had a rough week at the online poker tables on the Full Tilt software. He has lost more than $400,000 so far this month, after logging nearly 1,000 hands over a handful of unique sessions, according to HighstakesDB.

He lost the hefty sum despite not playing a pot worth more than $60,000. Most of the biggest pots of the week occurred at $1,000-$2,000 deuce-to-seven triple draw, instead of the big-bet games.

Kibler-Melby is primarily a cash game player, but he has managed to win roughly $250,000 in tournaments over his poker career, which dates back to at least 2007.

He has lost the most in the online poker world so far this month, as Phil “Polarizing” Ivey has dropped roughly $373,000 in March to be the second-worst performer during the week-long stretch.

Andrew “good2cu” Robl has lost roughly $100,000 on PokerStars during the third month of 2015 to be the third-worst performer during the stretch.

Ivey’s negative $373,000 week follows back-to-back weeks in which he lost $600,000. Ivey is down $1.3 million on 2015, which is the most in the online poker world. Ilari “Ilari FIN” Sahamies has won nearly $1 million to be leading the way in the other direction.

On the flip side regarding the past week, bbvisbadforme ($338,000), SamRostan ($131,000) and Trueteller ($103,000) have been the big winners so far this month. It’s unknown who plays on those accounts, though there have been rumors that Trueteller is Robert Williamson III.