Swedish Sensation Isildur1: "Lord Of The Felts" At Full Tilt Poker

Full Tilt Poker has been benefitting from the extra buzz of excitement created by having a mysterious player appear out of the blue on the site one day and take on the biggest names in the business.
Not much is known about this mysterious high stakes pro except the name Isildur, who was originally a warrior in Tolkien’s ‘Lord of the Rings.’ Like his Tolkien namesake, Isildur1 too is a skillful, hyper-aggressive warrior, albeit at the poker tables, and has got the better of one of his foes, Tom Dwan,  almost every time they have played.
The high stakes action at the site had been suffering throughout 2009 but the appearance of the mystery Swede, who proceeded to take the high stakes game by storm after taking an initial $1 million hit, has directed a huge increase of curious poker fans to the site to railbird the poker maestro at work. So far, they have been far from disappointed after watching him win almost $4 million and produce the biggest pot in online history of $878,958.50 against Antonius.
Last night Isildur1 got started playing $200/$400 Pot-Limit Omaha against Cole South, and after dropping $375 000 over around 900 hands, he then proposed escalating the stakes to $300/$600 POL, which South readily agreed too. Isildur1 then proceeded to relieve him of $888,000 before heading off to find another willing victim.
Next up, Isildur1 hit the $500/$1,000 Heads-Up No-Limit Hold’em against opponents Tom Dwan, Phil Ivey and Patrik Antonius clocking up a mix of results which translated as a $800,000 loss against Ivey, a $253,000 win against Antonius and a $244,000 win against Dwan.
At the end of the night, Isildur1 booked a moderate $80,000 in profits and has extended his overall profits since hitting Full Tilt to around $4 million.Commenting on Isildur1 on his blog, Phil Galfond made the following observation:
“Not many people can handle a style like Tom’s at nosebleeds with stacks that deep for very long,” he said. “You have to remain on your A-game constantly or risk getting completely picked apart. Isildur has shown that he can stay on his A-game for many hours, across six tables, without much sleep. Something I don’t think I could do.”

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