Recent news reports confirm the fact that Isildur1, a reputed but mysterious online poker player, will be joining the team of poker professionals at to compete in the many online poker tournaments hosted there.
“Isildur1”is one of the most talked about online poker players in the community today, on account of the fact that he is a great player and has incredible wins to his name, which still remains unknown. The identity of Isildur1, a Swedish player, continues to perplex poker players both amateur and professional, several of whom have lost thousands of dollars to Isildur1 when faced with him across the table.
Isildur1 made the news of his signing with PokerStars public in a recent announcement. “I chose to join PokerStars because it’s the biggest site and it will be an exciting challenge. It means a great deal to be playing on a team alongside players such as Daniel Negreanu, Dario Minieri, and Johnny Lodden. My goals now are to improve my live game for some upcoming events. I will continue to focus on Heads-Up No Limit Hold’em, but also try to develop my Pot Limit Omaha game,” he said.
Sohello “BankTheMan” Shah, a Swedish blogger was the first to report of this possibility, and while speculations ran amuck these past few moths, it is only now that PokerStars has confirmed that the player will be joining their team.
After the announcement, poker fans of Isildur1 from Full Tilt Poker have signed up at PokerStars just to watch the excitement. Since rumor has it that he is actually Viktor Blom, it will be interesting to see the two in action.
The rest of the PokerStars Pro team seem to be excited about the new player joining their ranks, especially since his reputation in regard to his skill at online poker has preceded him. He has received a good welcome from the other players and Daniel Negreanu, a reputed and entertaining player in his own right, went on to comment on this on his blog.
“It’s not every day that a player like Isildur1 comes along. If you look up the definition of the term ‘phenom,’ you’ll see a picture of his face! When he is playing, the poker world takes notice. Hate to overuse the poker term ‘sick,’ but Isildur1’s No Limit Hold’em game is just that – sick! Few people step up to the plate against him, but the ones who have universally respect his raw talent,” Negreanu claimed.

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