The youngest member of The Professionals at Full Tilt Poker, Viktor Blom is one of the most exciting players in the world, best known for his hyper-aggressive poker style and the speed with which he first made an impact on the game.
Viktor mesmerized the poker world when he emerged as the then-anonymous “Isildur1” in 2009. Coming seemingly out of nowhere, he took on some of the most highly regarded players and proceeded to dominate the games.
Showing no fear, Viktor challenged and played numerous top players simultaneously and at multiple tables, thrilling the tens of thousands watching on the rail with his innovative and dynamic style.
In early 2011, he stepped out of the shadows to reveal his true identity. Fans were astonished to discover that the confident and revolutionary “Isildur1” was a 20-year old Swede who had only been playing poker for a few years.
Now able to participate openly in live tournaments, Viktor quickly made an impact, winning the $100K Super High Roller event at the toto hk Caribbean Adventure in January 2012 for just over $1.25 million. He also has a number of WSOP 2012 cashes under his belt.
Already an established poker phenomenon, Viktor continues to test himself against the best players on the planet, pushing his opponents to the breaking point as they try to counter his high-octane style.
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Few poker players attain legendary status before the age of 21. Tom “durrrr” Dwan stands out as an exception. He is one of the most exciting young players in the world, and a proud member of The Professionals at Full Tilt Poker.
Born and raised in New Jersey, USA, he discovered poker in early 2004. After initially playing Sit & Gos, he decided to focus on ring games and in time specialized as a heads-up player, relishing the intensity of one-on-one challenges.
By 2007, “durrrr” was recognized as one of the best players in the world, acknowledged as a fiercely competitive player who was happy to play any opponent for whatever stakes they desired. Over the next few years, he proceeded to calmly and confidently take on some of the most famous players both live and online, and became a poker superstar in the process.
In addition to his ring game ability, Tom is recognized as a top tournament player. He has reached multiple WSOP and WPT final tables, with more than $2 million in career tournament earnings. He has also appeared on a number of televised poker programs, including Poker After Dark, the Million Dollar Cash Game and High Stakes Poker.
Feared and respected in equal measure, Tom represents the new breed of poker player. He is highly intelligent, continuously evolves his style of play to stay ahead of the pack, and is thoroughly determined to prove himself as the best of the best.
Hailing from Copenhagen, Denmark, Gus Hansen could be considered the “elder statesman” of The Professionals at Full Tilt Poker, being the only member to have played his first hand in the 1990s.
Before winning fame and fortune as a poker superstar, “The Great Dane” made a living playing backgammon, and is still considered one of the best players in the world. He is also known for his keen interest in tennis and racquetball. However, it was his exploits at the tables that caught the imagination of the poker playing public.
During a breakout 12 month period between May 2002 and April 2003, Gus captured three WPT titles, establishing himself as one of the top players on the tournament scene. He has won a total of four WPT titles, a WSOP bracelet, the Poker Million IX crown and an Aussie Millions Main Event title, recording more than $11 million in career tournament earnings.
Gus shook up the world of poker with his innovative “new-school” style – playing hands that others would fold, he out-thought, out-maneuvered and out-played his more conservative opponents. Never afraid to make a big call with a medium-strength hand, or a big bluff with air, his exciting and constantly evolving style has influenced numerous players, many of whom have copied his loose-aggressive approach.
As one of the most well-respected and well-liked players in modern poker, he continues to thrill and entertain fans whenever he sits down to play.
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