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Heads Up Showdown

Tags: Freerolls, Full Tilt Poker, Gus Hansen, Heads Up Showdown, Viktor Blom
Posted on Friday, August 29, 2014 by "T".
Viktor "Isildur1" Blom and Gus Hansen will face each other in a best-of-three battle for $50,000 on Sunday, September 14th. The two Full Tilt Poker pros will play Stud 8 (Gus's choice), No Limit 2-7 Triple Draw (Blom's choice), and a third game chosen by the public (voting ends on September 2nd). The winner will take home $50,000 and the loser will have the following two options: • Recor[...]   Read more » Heads Up Showdown

  29-Aug-14, 10:45   #1
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Location: United Kingdom
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What a great idea and i cant wait to see who comes out on top. I would definitely make the loser play 1000 hands of micro stakes and it will be interesting to see what the public choose

  29-Aug-14, 13:41   #2
Joined: Jan '14
Location: Netherlands
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the loser will have the following two options:

• Record and release a video of themselves singing the winner's national anthem

• Play 1,000 hands of micro stakes ($0.05/$0.10) Razz

OMG I like that part!!! Unfortunately I haven't got any money to play at FT

  30-Aug-14, 07:59   #3
Joined: Apr '11
Location: Romania
Age: 50 (M)
Posts: 2375
This is just a show match,required by their sponsor
With news of his heads-up challenge with Viktor Blom currently filtering through the community, Gus Hansen was able to ride a wave of adrenaline straight to the top of the high stakes leaderboard last night.
Over the course of 1,011 hands, the Dane managed to rake in an impressive $482,852 to lead the likes of Chun Lei Zhou and 'AckmaJin' on the latest profit chart.
That look a day at the office for a Pro player

  30-Aug-14, 10:50   #4
Joined: Jul '08
Location: Netherlands
Age: 35 (M)
Posts: 704
This gonna be soooooooooooo cool.
I mean Gus Hansen he lost a fortune on Fulltilt ...
And Isildur that made profit..............
And not to forget hope you all see that,.........

Is when Isildur arrived a full tilt.........
And messing around with a lot off pro's and the highstakes table....and also win a lot escpacialy when he played Gus Big Smile
I see Isuldur also lose one hand 1.35 million pot Big Smile
Soooooooo some great bashing i seen in the passed hope it all will come back Smile

  30-Aug-14, 11:00   #5

Joined: May '08
Location: Lithuania
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lmfao- 1000 hands at $0.05/$0.10 is such a sacrifice... i'm sure we will see a new pop star very soon.

actually would be fun format to play amongst mobbits: BRM HU Showdown. this would be a hit- same rules best of 3 (one game of each players choice and one picked by voting in the poll)...

  30-Aug-14, 12:01   #6
Joined: Feb '12
Location: Latvia
Age: 23 (M)
Posts: 155
Nice Heads up match , hope i will get to see the action , as well nice freeroll's there ...

  31-Aug-14, 08:40   #7
Joined: Apr '11
Location: Romania
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Pot Limit Omaha top loser Gus Hansen Loss:$5,658,395 and in third Viktor Blom$3,880,325
Omaha Hi/Lo second biggest loser Gus Hansen$1,314,595
2-7 Triple Draw again biggest loser Gus Hansen Loss:$7,648,278
High stakes results courtesy of H**********B.Obviously they are not 100% accurate and do not take into account games played on other online accounts.

  31-Aug-14, 11:26   #8
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Location: Netherlands
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But they get a idea now how Gus hansen is doing...
In the passed i liked his play he was pretty good...
But full tilt made him go on tilt i guess Big Smile
O well cant wait for the battle,
And i hope there will be more battle's like the passed Worship Worship Worship

  1-Sep-14, 09:16   #9

Joined: Sep '13
Location: Bosnia and Herzegovina
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Posts: 1551
dam, its like clash of the titans in poker world... well at least it would be if gus was any good in cash games. only thing that could make it a bit more interesting is its razz so yea this could be interesting headsup Tongue

  2-Sep-14, 06:12   #10
Joined: Mar '11
Location: Hungary
Age: 32 (M)
Posts: 153
Go Gus! I support Gus Hansen. He is talented and special. I know Bloom is younger and probably more talented but Gus is something very nice part of the bright past side of classic poker not that classic than Doyle for example but classic in some parts. I like his play so much.

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