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May 23rd Poker news ... Poker Blog Now at pokerblognow.com

POKER REPORTER WINS FIRST EVENT IN 2013 WORLD SERIES OF POKER
2013-05-31

The first event of this year's World Series of Poker - the $500 buy-in employees event - has been won by poker journalist Chad Holloway and is in the record books.

Holloway is the senior news editor for PokerNews.com, and as such he qualified as a WSOP contractor for entry.




POKER ACE BLOM IN ANOTHER ONLINE POKER COUP
2013-04-05

Insane amounts of money again changed hands on the online high stakes tables at Full Tilt Poker Thursday as Viktor 'Isildur1' Blom Programa Descuentos Deportivos and Ben 'Bttech86' Tollerene slugged it out in a Cap PLO session that lasted 5hr 40minutes across 4 virtual tables.
The High Stakes Data Base reports that after initially dominating the contest, Blom was forced onto the back foot by a resurgent Tollerene, setting the scene for an enthralling big-money back-and-forth as the lead see-sawed between these two bold and talented poker professionals.
Starting out one-tabling $500/$1,000 the two soon had more tables going and ever higher stakes at risk, culminating in Blom taking his opponent for $1,703,125.
The big win brought Blom back to a positive $4 million balance since the start of the year.