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High Stakes: Phil Galfond’s Back With a Vengeance

Phil „MrSweets28” Galfond had not been playing on PokerStars since May, before the 2012 WSOP kicked off, until he made his long-awaited return on Monday. Before he started playing he tweeted „First online poker session since may. Excited to be playing, but I definitely have some rust to shake off.”

But it really didn’t look like he had been away from the online poker scene for that long since he dominated the $50/$100 and $25/$50 Pot Limit Omaha tables. In total, he played 4400 hands in 13 hours and ended up as the biggest winner of the day with a $402.1k profit. This is was he tweeted after the session:


Epic 11-Hour Heads Up Match Between Isildur1 and EireAbu

On Tuesday, it was announced that PokerStars and Viktor „Isildur1” Blom had decided not to renew the contract. After the „break up”, Blom said „I’ve enjoyed my time as a Team Pro and I wish everyone at PokerStars the best. Now I just want to concentrate on playing poker.”

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