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Online Poker: Viktor Blom Loses $330K In A Week

Swede Endures Swings In March After Quiet Start To 2016


Viktor “Isildur1” Blom didn’t play a whole lot during January and February, but during the month of March the Swede logged tens of thousands of hands and is currently in a $370,000 hole on 2016, according to tracking data from HighstakesDB. Roughly $330,000 of those losses came over the past week.

Most of his 50,000 hands this year have come at the eight-game mix on PokerStars. Last year, Blom was the big winner on the site, raking in roughly $3.5 million.

Other poker pros who had poor weeks include Trueteller (-$257,000), CrownUpGuy (-$133,000), fjutekk (-$133,000) and Mike “gordo16” Gorodinsky (-$73,000).

On the flip side, Alex “joiso” Kostritsyn ($484,000), Dan “w00ki3z” Cates ($116,000), Ben “Sauce123” Sulsky ($108,000) and Isaac “philivey2694” Haxton ($63,000) all had winning weeks.

Kostritsyn was the winner of the largest hand of the week, a $117,000 pot at $250-$500 pot-limit Omaha. Blom was on the losing end of the hand.

The action began with Blom raising on the button. Kostritsyn decided to three-bet, and Blom opted to four-bet to $13,500. Kostritsyn, who had Blom covered, called.

The flop fell 10Club Suit 7Diamond Suit 2Diamond Suit. Kostritsyn checked, Blom bet $27,000, and Kostritsyn check-raised to put Blom all-in for $18,000 more.

They decided to run it twice, with the first run-out being the 4Diamond Suit 2Heart Suit and the second coming 4Club Suit 5Club Suit. The Russian held the 8Spade Suit 6Spade Suit 5Diamond Suit 3Diamond Suit, for a flush on the first board and a straight on the second. Blom mucked.



over 1 year ago

I just shows that we do have are good and bad days