It's been a great weekend for the railbirds at PokerStars $100/$200 PLO tables, starting with Isildur's destruction of Ilari FIN and ending with some great scores for this years most consistent winner, Andreas "Skjervøy" Tobergsen and an old favourite Niki "RealAndyBeal" Jedlicka - the original super aggressive boom and bust player of highstakes online poker!
Yesterdays action unsurprisingly again revolved around Isildur1 who, after quickly busting out of day 1b Barcelona was quickly back at the PLO tables hoping to capitalise on his $1.4 million winnings from the previous couple of days. Given his newly inflated bankroll and his penchant for action this was always going to be an explosive encounter one way or the other. Unfortunately for Blom and fortunately for his opponents the rungood looks to be over for now and the volatile Swede predictably went into tilt mode and in just 1500 hands he lost $300k - the biggest loser of the day.
The biggest winner of the day was Ronny "1-ronnyr3" Kaiser who took home $315k at the PLO ring games and for once Blom wasn't the donator as he won the majority of his money at an early morning ring game where the biggest loser was in fact Phil "MrSweets28" Galfond who throughout the day lost over a quarter of a million dollars, second only to Blom on the loser list, although he wasn't involved in Ronny's biggest hand of the day - this $234k monster vs Jens "Jeans89" Kyllönen
Ronny's biggest hand - he might consider himself lucky to win this one!
Despite losing that huge hand, Jeans89 was also one of the biggest winners this weekend, currently around $180k up.
The biggest winner so far this weekend is the ever consistent Andreas "Skjervoy" Tobergsen who is just over $300k to the good after less than 1500 hands (Ronny Kaiser dropped around $50k this morning putting him back down to $265k up) and he can certainly thank Isildur1 for a good chunk of his winnings as he won around $200k from him in a fiery three hour encounter last night. In fact if you check out this chat log from the table you can see that perhaps Blom ought to thank Tobergsen for not agreeing to his demands for more tables as Blom was clearly tilting hard at that precise moment! See picture to the right for the full transcript.
Today saw more of the same from Skjervøy as he won heavily at the six max tables against he likes of Ilari FIN and 1-ronnyr3. Also at the PLO tables we saw Niki "RealAndyBeal" Jedlicka, once a big winner at the biggest PLO games online but in recent years one of the biggest losers. He will no doubt be happy to have made a $286k splash today including his biggest pot of the day against JP Kelly and of course, Isildur1
RealAndyBeal's biggest pot - Aces rule.
In fact it looks like Jedlicka was playing with pretty much the last of his money as when asked in chat by Ilari if he could send him $80k to play with Niki replied that he had all his money on the tables and just 4k euros left in his bank account!! A well timed win I would say.
Blom continued where he left off yesterday, blowing another $230k to the likes of Jedlicka, taking his total losses since yesterday morning to over $500k although he currently looks to be absent from tonights games. Perhaps he wisely withdrew some of his burgeoning bankroll or perhaps he's steeling himself for another shot at the big time.
As I write the games have opened up again so I'm sure by the time this is published the results will already be out of date so I'll be sure to report on the aftermath tomorrow!