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Online Poker -- Ilari 'Ziigmund' Sahamies Is Biggest Winner in March

Cole South Has Lost Nearly All of His 2010 Profits


Ilari SahamiesMarch is drawing to a close, but the high-stakes cash games on Full Tilt continue to draw players and crowds alike day in and day out. Let’s take a look at the biggest winners and losers on the month.

Cole South entered the month up nearly $3.5 million in 2010, but March saw a significant downswing in his bankroll as he lost over $3.1 million in the high-variance game of pot-limit Omaha.

South lost to Tom “durrrr” Dwan and Di “Urindanger” Dang, but most notably has been having trouble with Ilari “Ziigmund” Sahamies. (pictured above right) The two combatants boiled over in the chat box after Sahamies disconnected, giving a large pot to South who continued to bet his hand. Though some players occasionally transfer back a player’s equity after a disconnect, South refused to do so, stating that Sahamies wouldn’t return the favor.

You can read the contentious chat log below:

Ziigmund: u r ****** sick
Ziigmund: GG
Cole South: ?
Ziigmund: ha dnuts with flushdraw
Ziigmund: thnx man
Ziigmund: gg ****** cheater
Cole South: um
Cole South: u cant be serious
Cole South: u werent dc’d, u have bet me out of pots PLENTY of times and i have a note of it on you
Cole South: against durrrr when he is DCd i am fine giving him his equity back after the fact
Cole South: bc i know he would do the same
Cole South: against u
Cole South: i would return when my conn saves
Cole South: and be bet out and have u say “f off and die”
Ziigmund: u r ****** great
Ziigmund: u saw i m out everywhere
Ziigmund: and u bet right away everywhere
Cole South: ….no
Ziigmund: yes
Cole South: we were in 1 pot, that was the pot i bet in
Cole South: u werent DCd
Ziigmund: just keep those
Cole South: i have a note on you
Cole South: that you DO bet on when i DC
Cole South: which is fine
Cole South: but unlike durrrr or someone i cant return the favor of course
Ziigmund: just do it for someone else
Ziigmund: like Gus
Ziigmund: not for me
Ziigmund: GG
Cole South: such a joke

Though Sahamies lost that pot, he still had a great month at the tables, racking up the most winnings with over $2.6 million. Despite losing a bit to Sahamies on Thursday, Dwan is also a big winner with over $1.3 million in winnings. Dang is up nearly $1.6 million in March, as well.

Other than South, Patrik Antonius and Gus Hansen appear to round out the bottom three, losing $1.6 million and $1.1 million each during the month.

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almost 12 years ago

There is some money in the poker world. For sure.


almost 12 years ago

Guy DCd in my game one time. Think I transfered back his money? Heck no! I kept that $.18 because that's how I roll!


almost 12 years ago

I have had guys disconnect in heads up SNG's, I don't give it back. It takes me longer to blind out the dude then it would to play. My time is worth some money. If I was playing big cash games I would hope that is different though.


almost 12 years ago

Atta boy Kodkid.......Take that s@!t!!!!!