Isildur1 Signs with PokerStars, Real Name is Actually Viktor Blom

The high stakes online poker pro known to the world simply as Isildur1 has finally “gone public”, revealing himself to be none other than Viktor Blom. PokerStars scored a coup, signing Isildur1 to become one of their site pros and promising that his identity would soon be revealed. Keeping to their word, PokerStars reportedly has big plans for Viktor Blom this year.

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UB Passes Torch to New Spokesman Prahlad Friedman

You gotta admit, the people at UB have been pretty busy lately. With Phil Hellmuth and Annie Duke recently departing from the UB stable, the online poker room has made a move towards showcasing a younger group of online poker pros, most notably new company front man Joe Sebok. This week, however, UB shocked the poker world when it signed WSOP bracelet winner Prahlad Friedman to an endorsement deal.

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Top Poker Pros Phil Hellmuth and Annie Duke Leave UB

Two of the biggest names in poker, Phil Hellmuth and Annie Duke, have announced that they have severed business ties with UB. Notoriously in the news over the last few years for corruption scandals (which led to the rebranding of UltimateBet as UB in the first place), UB no longer has any of its inaugural pros left in its stable of poker players.

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Bidibot – An Original, Inexpensive, and Exciting Way to Build an Online Poker Bankroll

Why pay the full price of entering online poker tournaments when you can win your seat for cheap in an auction?! That’s the premise behind Bidibot.com.

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Online Poker 1 Step Closer to Legalization in the United States

Proponents of legalizing online poker were finally able to celebrate a minor, but important, victory – the House Financial Services Committee approved a bill that would license and regulate online gambling in the United States

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Online Tournament Poker for Beginners: Site Selection and Bankroll

Each article in this series will cover different aspects of online tournament poker. In this article I will be covering site selection and recommended bankroll management.

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