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Isildur1 Gives RealKidPoker a Spanking

22 March 2011 , By: compncards
Blom vs Negreanu
In case you missed it this past Sunday, Daniel Negreanu took on Viktor Blom aka Isildur1 in the latest Pokerstars Superstar Showdown Challenge. More accurately, Daniel tried to take him on. For the first time since this challenge had been instituted, Isildur1 actually busted his opponent. It only took 1,439 out of the 2,500 hands for Isildur1 to defeat Negreanu.
Categories: Daniel Negreanu, Isildur1, PokerStars, Pokerstars Superstar Showdown Challenge, Realkidpoker, Viktor Blom

I Would Have Called Isildur1 in This Spot

28 February 2011 , By: compncards
Blom
First, let me give DodgyFish72 all the props in the world for an amazing comeback against Viktor "Isildur1" Blom yesterday. He was down over $10,000 at the halfway point of the PokerStars SuperStar Showdown and battled back to pull even with one hand left. He then folded his big blind when Isildur1 moved all-in from the small blind. I would have called.
Categories: DodgyFish72, Isildur1, PokerStars, SuperStar Showdown Challenge, Viktor Blom

PokerStars Assimilates Another Main Event Champion

2 12 January 2011 , By: compncards
Jonathan Duhamel 200x300
Jonathan Duhamel was announced on Tuesday as the latest PokerStars pro.   He becomes the latest in a long line of WSOP Main Event winners to sign a deal with the online site. In fact, since 2003, PokerStars has signed every Main Event winner except two - and one of those (Jamie Gold) couldn't pay to get sponsored. PokerStars always seems to make the right choice in who to patch.

Prahlad Friedman a UB Pro - Sellout, Hypocrite, or Shrewd Businessman?

6 January 2011 , By: compncards
Ted Dibiase 240x300
Prahlad Friedman has officially signed as a UB sponsored pro. The announcement was made on UB's blog earlier today with a video of Friedman pointing out that he is joining the "new UB. "[assets/Uploads/Blog/Ted-Dibiase. jpg]Among the initial reaction were cries of "sellout" from both fans and pros.
Categories: Prahlad Friedman, Russ Hamilton, Ted Dibiase, UB, Ultimatebet, WWE, WWF

Friedman a UB Pro? Maybe He Should Reconsider

3 January 2011 , By: compncards
Friedman UB Pro 430x271
Unless you have been living under a rock, or trapped in an airport over the holidays, you know that Annie Duke and Phil Hellmuth have both left UB.   When Hellmuth's departure was announced on December 30th, UB also hinted that new pros would be added to the roster.   Later that night, Allen Kessler pointed out on twitter that Annie Duke's bio page now had Prahlad's Friedman's name on it.   Here is a shot of the page: With that, everyone has assumed that Friedman has indeed signed a deal with UB.
Categories: Bryan Micon, Daniel Negreanu, Prahlad Friedman, UB, Ultimatebet Cheating Scandal
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