Viktor “Isildur1” Blom Records $586k Profit For 2013

Viktor “Isildur1” Blom Records $586k Profit For 2013 Full Tilt Poker Ambassador Viktor “Isildur1” Blom has had yet another swingy ride this year, and after getting off to a $5 million start way back in January, then proceeded to alternate between downswings and upswings before eventually closing out 2013 with a profit of $586k.
Unfortunately for the Swedish high-stakes pro, as recently as the end of October he was still showing a profit of $3,606,190, at the time making him the biggest online cash game winner of the year thus far. However, a vicious $3 million downswing over the past couple of months saw him drop out of the ‘Top 10 Online Poker Winners Of 2013’ altogether, with a 10th placed ‘The Hawk'(+$985,000) earning more than double Blom’s final tally.
Overall, Viktor “Isildur1” Blom is currently showing a -$1,673,890 loss since joining Full Tilt back in 2009, although that figure is still significantly better than the $3 million in the red Blom was down when the site opened in November, 2012, after 16 months of being off-line.
The honour of being 2013’s biggest online winner goes to German prodigy Niklas “ragen70” Heinecker, who finished the year with a massive $6.3 million profit. Equally impressively, Heinecker also amassed a further $4,546,619 playing in live tournaments, making his run this year one of the most astounding in online poker history.
Top 10 Online Poker Winners Of 2013:
1. Niklas “ragen70” Heinecker: +$6.3 million
2. Ben “Bttech” Tollerene: +$2.9 million
3. Alex “IReadYrSoul” Millar: +$2 million
4. Odd_Oddsen: +$1.9 million
5. Hac “trex313” Dang: +$1.8 million
6. No_Ola: +$1.8 million
7. FinddaGrind: +$1.7 million
8. Tight-Man1: +$1.4 million
9. proudlikeagoat: +$1.3 million
10. Follow The Hawk: +$985,000
On the other side of the coin, Full Tilt Poker Ambassador Gus Hansen lodged one of the biggest losses in the history of online poker, eventually finishing the year down a devastating $8.4 million. The Danish player is currently in the red -$14,872,745 since first joining the site back in 2007.
Unusually, Phil “Polarizing” Ivey also suffered a rare losing year and as the curtain fell on 2013 had managed to lose -$2.4 million of his money. Nevertheless, despite his losing year, Ivey is still up around $17 million on the site overall.
Top 10 Online Poker Losers Of 2013:
1. Gus Hansen: -$8.4 million
2. MalACEsia: -$3.7 million
3. samrostan: -$3.4 million
4. Phil “Polarizing” Ivey: -$2.4 million
5. punting-peddler: -$1.7 million
6. Ben “Sauce1234” Sulsky: – $1.4 million
7. patpatpanda: -$1.3 million
8. Scott “mastrblastr” Seiver: -$1.2 million
9. Rui Cao: -$1 million
10. davin77: -$1 million

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