Isildur1 poker player is a Swedish professional poker player that conquered high-stakes pots in No Limit Hold’em and Pot Limit Omaha in November 2009. Moreover, he managed to defeat powerful poker players like World Series of Poker, Tom “durrr” Dwan, Patrick Antonius and Phil Ivey, all being sponsored pros of Full Tilt Poker site, the second world largest. This newcomer has made amazing profits over his opponents using aggressiveness putting pressure on his opponents. In his first week of playing poker he has won about $1 million and after a short period of time he managed to win more than $2 million. By the middle of November, Isildur1 had about $5 million profits and most of the money was from Dwan. Even though on 21st of November Antonius managed to win $1.3 million from Isildur1, on 23rd of November the Sweden poker player won back $1.1 million from Ivey and by December 1st he had almost $7 million winnings from all tabled on Full Tilt Poker. |
The true identity or isildur1 is haunting all over the internet as everyone is curios to find out who’s beating their odds. Still, due to the Scandinavian tax laws his true identity is hard to discover but some rumors identify him as being Robert “Gulkines” Flink, while other point him to Viktor Blom or Todd Brunson – an American. Regardless his identity, his appearance in the industry have brought high stakes poker on Full Tilt back to life, due to the consequent turn-backs on Full Tilt Poker website to watch unfold matches. Poker Table Ratings, High Strakes DB or other poker sites have increasing traffic daily due to their players looking to review hands and stats on each player profiles.
Therefore, if you like playing online poker and managed to get to a level where you win online $3-6 NL cash games you should probably start looking up to high stakes games, such as $25-50 in order to increase your winnings. Still, you need to invest more time in practicing, experiencing new playing strategies as you will be facing professional players who know exactly what you’re thinking, why you bet on a certain hand as they read the same books as you and have already conditioned, practiced, calculated and standard response to all your actions. So, the question is how will you succeed to win against them? Well, o the way of climbing the stair you need to open up your game by making your opponents think. For instance, if you make a pot size open raise from the beginning, he will call in the big blind and will check for a flop of rainbow A-Q-5, moment when you should bet $30 into a $44 pot. This situation is already seen and a professional player will know how to handle it, but when you ask for $10 in a pot of $44 or $87 he will start thinking and he will end up feeling uncomfortable as he find himself in a new situation. In the case of No Limit Hold’em you have a lot of options so you have a wide range of opportunities to make non-standard plays in order to attract your opponents into making mistakes.
Finally, no matter the type of poker games you like to play you need to learn everything you can about playing strategies and how to intimidate your opponents if you want to become a professional player and win significant profits. Furthermore, putting you opponents into tensed situations will make them think and make mistakes that will help you win even more money, so taking a look over some tips and tricks might help.
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