Dan "steamraise" Alaei wins $123k & Big Swings for Isildur1

The mixed game action moved up from the recent $400/$800 tables to the $1k/$2k stakes yesterday with a slew of big name players trying their luck. The biggest winner of the day was Daniel "steamraise" Alaei who won $122.9k after success at the $1k/$2k 8-Game and Horse.

After starting the day with a 6 hour session from midnight to sunrise steamraise had turned around initially losses made at the $400/$800 8-Game tables with some bigger wins at $1k/$2k, mixed in with a little success at $200/$400 PLO against cumicon - ending his morning session up around $50k.

Alaei was back 6 hours later and started well with a $47.6k 90min session of $1k/$2k HORSE playing against Crazy Elior, SamRostan, and joiso. After losing a little at the FLO8 tables, steamraise ended the day with a $47k win from 3 hours at the $1k/$2k 8-Game tables playing alongside the likes of Isildur1, w00ki3z., Trueteller, Jason Mercier, joiso, Crazy Elior, and ChaoRen160.

German star Jens "Fresh_oO_D" Lakemeier made a six-figure score from a post midnight 7.5 hour marathon at the $400/$800 8-Game tables where he won $104.2k, although some minor losses that evening at the $100/$200 tables meant he ended the day 2nd on the daily leaderboard up +$89.7k.

asdf26 also won big in this early morning $400/$800 game, winning $83.3k - although he stayed at the table rather longer, playing over 1.2k hands after playing close the 15 hours at the table. He ended the day +$79k.

Viktor "Isildur1" Blom looked like he might end as the day's biggest winner after winning a little at the $1k/$2k FLO8 table before going on a bit of a tear at the $1k/$2k 8-Game tables. He was up well over $100k at one point during the evening matches before he started to lose his way somewhat.

Eventually most of the players took their leave and for the last 5 hours Blom played heads-up against Daniel "w00ki3z." Cates at one table.

It looked bad for Isildur1 who started the match with a $140k stack at the table only to see that disappear to the player more commonly known as "jungleman". After sitting out for some time Isildur1 eventually reloaded for another $50k and ended up winning back over $90k to end his day down just $11k (although as the match with Cates ran over into Tuesday, he appears down $78.8k in the daily results). The last couple of hours of the match contained all of the day's biggest pots:

Cates flops two pair to Isildur1's top pair, the turn gives Isildur1 a flush draw and he bets big only to be put all-in by his opponent. The river delivers the flush, but unfortunately for Isildur1 it also pairs the board, giving w00ki3z. a full house to take this $138.6k pot

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Isildur1 starts his comeback after shoving with two pairs on the turn. Cates is hoping for his wrap draw to complete but blanks two runs of the river, handing this $136.5k pot to Isildur1.

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Yesterday's Biggest Winners

steamraise +$122.9k

Fresh_oOO_D +$89.7k

asdf26 +$79k

joiso +$52k

For all yesterday's results go to our results page or for current action check out the live results section

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