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Viktor Blom won PCA Super High Roller ($1.2 million)

Tags: isildur1, pca super high roller, team pokerstars pro, viktor blom.
Posted on 09 January 2012 by "T".

After 2 days and several hours of final table action, the PCA Super High Roller event's player field had been narrowed down from 30 to only 2 players, Viktor Blom and Dan Shak. It was a quite short heads-up match that mostly went the young Swede's way. And it didn't take long before the final hand was played:

9Diamond7Club6HeartQHeart was on the table and Blom betted 180,000. Dan Shak moved all in almost straight away. Blom called with KClub QSpade, and Shak flipped over AHeart5Heart. The turn card was the 4Spade and Blom took home the tournament.

Viktor Blom received the first prize of $1,254,400 and a bracelet worth approximately €25,000. This is his first tournament win and the second tournament cash of his career.

"It feels really good," said Blom. "I have never done this well in any tournament before, and I'm really lucky to do so well in this specific tournament. I have worked on my tournament play. In all the tournaments I played last year, I played bad. It feels good to succeed.

"I really appreciate this win, and I love the Bahamas," he said, before adding. "It's sick."

"It feels even better to win here, at this time, at this place. After the PokerStars Caribbean Adventure, I'll be taking it easy for awhile, and then I'll travel to a few upcoming EPT's. I'm looking forward to it. After that, I'll take a vacation for awhile."

 


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9 comments for "Viktor Blom won PCA Super High Roller ($1.2 million)"

 pochui09/01/2012 09:48:31 GMT
oh yeaaah that's the way to go- swede dude showed he is up to the task to play of line and without the help of alcohol as well lol... no surprises to see the heads up didn't last for long- having in mind isildur's aggressive heads up style this is what had to happen- gg swede dude
 Flippedchips09/01/2012 10:11:21 GMT
meh 30 runners he got lucky Big Smile Big Smile
 Fakiry09/01/2012 11:31:46 GMT
I wouldn’t say this was Blom if I saw this picture out of context. Is this a new look or the other picture was very old? Anyway, if it’s a new look, it gave him luck! What a nice way to start the new year. Still want to see if he will manage to reach the $5 million profit in the end of 2012…
 Indo36M09/01/2012 13:09:14 GMT
1.2 mill won in Jan,one 1day u can read inhere that he lost 2.1 mill if so then Aww crap! Aww crap! Aww crap!
by pokerSta..... i mean river stars!!! ( i lost the last time many on river, i spend not a penny any
more there on Poeki Stars) blehhhhhhhhh
gg Vic

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only alcohol? you think that the football line's are save?once i was in Wembley ,didn't see any white line's Blink
 SuperNoob09/01/2012 15:04:19 GMT
another big achievement for blom, dont see often online nosebleed players win live tournaments. hope he can continue this in WPT/EPT events
 MaRsBMG09/01/2012 19:47:07 GMT
Where did this boy came from : first he hits the ground with the world greatest cash player then becomes pokerstars pro then takes doun a milion dolars high roller! My Respect Viktor !!!
 GIOMi610/01/2012 00:34:25 GMT
I knew he would win this tournament, Good for him that he won a live tournament now and hopefully we will see him much more.
 grahamy2711/01/2012 05:06:07 GMT
another great prize pool.would really loved to get recognized and start playing pro...especially if this donkk can do it.lol.
bit of hope for us all.
 19Sol8411/01/2012 05:23:58 GMT
proffesional Smile

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