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Online Poker: Viktor Blom Wins $1 Million

Ben Tollerene Also Has Nice Week At Online Tables


Poker pro Viktor Blom won $1 million yesterday at the online poker tables, according to HighstakesDB. Blom ran super well at $1,000-$2,000 limit Omaha eight-or-better.

Blom was having about a break-even week until Thursday when he started to kick things into high gear. The Swede logged sessions on both PokerStars and Full Tilt.

Other big winners over the past week include Ben “Bttech86” Tollerene ($127,000), Cort “thecortster” Kibler-Melby ($74,000) and Alex “joiso” Kostritsyn ($43,000).

Losers on the week include Phil “OMGClayAiken” Galfond ($297,000), Jason Mercier ($89,000) and Daniel “KidPoker” Negreanu ($40,000).

Tollerene was the winner of the largest hand over the past seven days.

At $250-$500 pot-limit Omaha against Blom, Tollerene had the button and made it $1,500. Blom three-bet to $4,500, and Tollerene made the call.

The flop fell 6Diamond Suit 4Diamond Suit 4Spade Suit.

Blom fired $4,500, and Tollerene min-raised to $9,000. Blom put him all-in for roughly $22,000 more. Tollerene made the call. Their cards:

Tollerene: KDiamond Suit QClub Suit JClub Suit 4Club Suit
Blom: ASpade Suit ADiamond Suit 9Heart Suit 3Club Suit

Tollerene was way out in front with his trip fours. They elected to run it twice.

The first run-out was 6Spade Suit QDiamond Suit, while the second was 5Heart Suit 10Spade Suit, which gave Tollerene both halves of the pot worth a total of more than $70,000.