Isildur1 On Top Again With $86k 8-Game Win

For the second successive day Viktor "Isildur1" Blom topped PokerStars high stakes leaderboard with an $86,007 win over his regular 8-Game opponent, German pro RaulGonzales.

Once again the pair met at the $1k/$2k tables, playing 277 hands over an hour and a half yesterday lunchtime. 

RaulGonzales was first to strike as he took a $40k lead within the first half an hour of play. However, Isildur1 hit back quickly and had evened the score within 15 minutes. He then proceeded to take a $95k lead in the match within the hour, eventually settling for an $86k win when RaulGonzales left the table after 91 minutes.

Second on yesterday's leaderboard was PLO reg Cobus83 who ended the day with a $44,054 profit after playing 569 hands at the $25/$50 tables, with most of his profit coming from some lunctime heads-up matches against JayP-AA.

In third we find another young PLO phenom Joni "bustoville" Jouhkimainen. The Finnish pro earned $32,890 from 403 hands played at the $25/$50 and $50/$100 tables. His afternoon sessions at the lower stakes were not too successful, but he made it all back and more during his evening sessions at the $50/$100 6max tables playing against the likes of Ben "Ben86" Tollerene, ActionFreak, probirs, and treeqy.

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Above: Joni "bustoville" Jouhkimainen is having a good week at PokerStars and is up over $172k over the past seven days


Rounding out yesterday's top four was NLHE pro limitless who made a $28,826 profit from 668 hands played throughout yesterday morning at the $25/$50, $50/$100, and $100/$200 stakes. 

Yesterday's Biggest Winners

Player Sessions Hands Winnings
Isildur1 1 277 $86,007
Cobus83 8 569 $44,054
bustoville 9 403 $32,890
Iimitless 20 668 $28,826

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

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