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Cole South Wins $601,000 Pot against Ilari Sahamies on Full Tilt Pokers High Stakes Game

After a month of lackluster poker action on Full Tilt's high-stakes poker tables, Cole South won a massive $601,000 cash pot against Ilari "Ziigmund" Sahamies on January 21st, 2010.

Beginning at around noon, a handful of poker players including South, Sahamies, Richard Ashby and LarsLuzak, took seats at the $300 / $600 Pot-Limit Omaha, starting one of the first true high-stakes games of 2010.

South played around 1,100 card hands on the day, acquiring a total profit of more than $290,000. Despite losing the big $601,000 cash pot to South, Sahamies still managed to earn a $186,000 profit while playing on 431 card hands. Hac "trex313" Dang also had a good session, earning more than $341,000 in his 392 card hand session.

Dang's largest pot of the day was a $192,000 loss to South. Fortunately, "trex313" previously won a $132,000 cash pot from South. Di "Uridanger" Dang (Hac Dang's brother) went around playing almost a dozen of small sessions throughout the day. "Uridanger" managed to gather enough wins to finish the day with a $140,000 profit.

Full Tilt poker pro Richard Ashby lost on almost every poker table he sat on, netting more than $421,000 in total losses across 660 card hands of PLO. Tom "durrrr" Dwan had a good day playing 2,622 card hands across multiple poker games and limits.

His day included sessions in PLO, No-Limit Hold'em (mostly at $100 / $200 ) and even 1,591 card hands of $1,000 / $2,000 Fixed-Limit Hold'em.

In the end, Dwan suffered a loss of more than $348,000. LarsLuzak, who continues to struggle to find his game, lost $96,000 on the digital poker felt in just 293 card hands.


02/11/2010 11:41 PM