A good weekend for Danish poker ace

December 30, 2014

Danish poker pro Gus Hansen, reportedly down around $20 million in online high stakes poker games, managed to leverage a little relief over last weekend by scoring an overall profit of $636,000. Sunday, when he made a profit of $528,000 on fixed limit Omaha Eight or Better games, was the better of the two days, […]

Full Tilt Poker confirms that Hansen and Blom are off the payroll

October 22, 2014

Full Tilt Poker announced Tuesday that it will not be renewing the sponsorship contracts for high profile poker aces Viktor Blom and Gus Hansen. The severance appears to be amicable, with a company spokesman wishing the duo well in their future projects. “This follows a year-long review of the Full Tilt brand and a decision […]

Antonius tops the nosebleed poker winners

September 2, 2014

Finnish ace Patrik Antonius (34) has been keeping a low profile for much of this year, but he returned with a vengeance to the high stakes virtual tables at Full Tilt last week, crushing most of the opposition over 2,500 hands to end the week with a profit of $517,845, well ahead of his nearest […]

Poker aces to clash in Full Tilt online game

August 29, 2014

Full Tilt has put together an epic online poker high stakes heads up clash featuring high profile aces Viktor Blom from Sweden and Gus Hansen from Denmark on Sunday September 14. The duo will play a best-of-three format with $50,000 up for grabs, with Hansen choosing Stud 8, Blom selecting No Limit 2-7 Triple Draw […]

At last – a good week for Gus Hansen

August 19, 2014

Danish high stakes player Gus Hansen’s patience and resilience through difficult weeks were rewarded last week when he finally enjoyed a good run on the Full Tilt nosebleed tables to emerge top weekly winner with a profit of $600,000. Although impressive, the amount still pales beside Hansen’s overall losses over the past few years, said […]

Bad month for poker mavens Hansen and Blom

June 3, 2014

The latest summary of high stakes online poker winners and losers publishing by the High Stake Data Base shows that Gus Hansen and Viktor Blom continued to battle with losses throughout May 2014 despite putting in more hours than most on the virtual nosebleed tables. The duo played 30,000 and 40,000 hands respectively across all […]

Big losers on the nosebleed poker tables this week

May 11, 2014

The high stakes poker action last week was notable for some massive losses to two prominent online poker nosebleed stakes players, Phil “Polarizing” Ivey and Paul “MalACEsia” Phua, who were both down hundreds of thousands of dollars, according to the High Stakes Data Base. Phua took the biggest hit playing a range of aggressive and […]

Major poker players take big losses online

April 6, 2014

The latest High Stakes Data Base report on the high stakes online poker action at Full Tilt Poker notes something that is rarely seen – four of the biggest names at the nosebleed tables all at the top of the “biggest losers this week” list. The four – Cates, Ivey, Blom and Hansen – each […]

A welcome comeback for Danish poker ace

April 1, 2014

The staggering and mounting losses of Danish poker pro Gus Hansen (see previous reports) were at least temporarily halted over the weekend when he scored a profit of $850,000 on the virtual felt at Full Tilt Poker, with many of his fans hoping that it could be the start of an erosion of his scary […]

Hansen takes another million dollar loss

March 30, 2014

The high stakes online poker losses of Danish poker Pro Gus “The Great Dame” Hansen had already reached legendary proportions before this week, but another disastrous period at the tables has now pushed the red ink to around $17 million, and in a recent interview Hansen indicated he may need to take a break to […]