Tag Archives: isildur1
- The High Stakes Action on FTP is Rolling Back the Years
March 14, 2013
The High Stakes action is back at it’s spine tingling best as Viktor ‘Isildur1’ Blom sweeps $1.3 million from the tables in a 10-hour journey that ranks highly amongst his already considerable achievements. When the Rational Group purchased the assets from Full Tilt Poker it was news that was received...
- Dealer’s Choice: PCA, Isildur1, and Man Vs. State
January 11, 2013
A BIG MONTH FOR POKER TOURNAMENTS It wasn’t that long ago that January was a wasteland for tournament poker, but these days it’s one of the biggest months of the year. Almost no matter where you are in the world, you can find a big-money tournament series within a day’s...
- Dealer’s Choice: The Return of Full Tilt
November 9, 2012
After a long and winding road of legal bullshit, Full Tilt Poker came back from the dead this Tuesday (Nov. 6th). THE SAME OLD PLACE In some ways - especially if you’re good at blocking out painful memories like a year-and-a-half absence from the market - it’s like Full Tilt...
- Full Tilt Poker reopens with teething problems
November 6, 2012
Full Tilt Poker successfully reopened its doors earlier today with real-money play getting underway at 7 a.m. (ET) or 12 noon GMT. There were a few obvious teething problems on the first day of real-money play and anyone doubting the lure of the site will have been flabbergasted by there...
- PokerStars releases mobile app in Canada, parts ways with Viktor Blom
August 15, 2012
Shyam Markus, the poker room manager formerly known as FTPDoug, has posted an updated Q&A on what Full Tilt Poker players can/should expect when the PokerStars-rejuvenated online poker room returns to the interwebz. (Read it here.) Shyam’s ongoing role as FTP point person continues to rankle many 2+2 forum posters,...
- Interview with Isildur1 on iPad; PokerStars provide new iPhone options
July 28, 2011
When you talk about poker playing enigma’s, there can be many that come to mind. THE prodigy himself was still identity-less this time last year and the poker news columns were a-buzzing. Isildur1 lead a charmed life in the online game. Upon a deal he signed with PokerStars that all...