Premier matches have been few and far between since Black Friday. It seems that all of the scandals and uncertainty of online poker have shifted most of the attention from the players to the poker sites themselves. Alas, a great match took place at PokerStars yesterday, with two heavyweights battling at the high-stakes tables once again. Monday's contest featured Viktor Blom ('Isildur1') and Ben Sulsky ('Sauce123') butting heads at the $25/50 PLO tables, but, as is the case with many of Isildur1's encounters, the match was played with a mandatory three-bet. This effectively raises the blinds to $150/$450 and results in some major gambling, especially when the players begin raising after the mandatory three-bet.
Since the blinds were so monstrous, it only took 926 hands for the damage to be done. Sauce123 walked away with losses totaling over $181,000 in just a little over three and a half hours. Here are the biggest hands from the match:Continue Reading