THE UPS AND DOWNS OF ISILDUR1 (Update)
19 February 2010
Reversal of fortune for Swedish phenom
Just when it looked as if the unidentified Swedish high
stakes online poker ace Isildur1 was recovering this
week (see previous InfoPowa reports), he suffered a
serious reversal of fortunes on the Full Tilt virtual
Less than 24 hours after
leaving a successful session up $869 000, the Swedish
phenom was back at Full Tilt and facing off against Tom
Dwan, Justin Bonomo and Brian Townsend, all intent on
lightening his bankroll in a series of heads ups.
Dwan, who has been steadily receovering from a bad
patch this year, was the first to tackle Isildur1 in 166
hands of $200/$400 NLHE that saw Dwan profit by $33 000.
Bonomo confronted the Swede next, keen to recoup
some of the $567 000 he lost to him Tuesday. The duo
tangled for about an hour on six $100/$200 tables,
playing 881 hands that ended with Bonomo winning back
$233 521, according to MarketPulse reports.
this point Isildur1 suggested they get serious and move
to the $200/$400 NLHE tables, where a further 296 hands
was quickly played, but did not help Isildur1, who went
down a further $35 000 before Bonomo departed (he later
won another $360 000, this time from Dwan) to be
replaced by Brian Townsend.
Heads up on the
$200/$400 Pot-Limit Omaha tables, Isildur1 faced the
Cardrunners instructor, one of the architects of his
multi-million dollar demolition by Brian Hastings last
Over 934 hands that saw most of the night's
big pots, Townsend took the Swede for $651 000, leaving
him in the red overall for the night to the tune of $959
645. Biggest pot of the night was a $415 986 that went
The question now is, will
Isildur1 be back for more?
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