After the hype about mystery poker player Isildur1 supposedly joining PokerStars, the recent announcement that he had in fact actually signed with the Team PokerStars Pro came as no surprise. Even now, no one knows for certain the true identity of online poker player Isildur1, although many believe he is Viktor Blom. Therefore, his signing up with Team PokerStars Pro to play online poker and participate in the tourneys there has poker fans and tourney railbirds skipping to the PokerStars site to watch Isildur1 in action. Players are eagerly awaiting an online poker game with Viktor Blom and Isildur1 to confirm the identity of the player.
Isildur1 appears to be quite happy with his decision and said, “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.”
The professional poker team at PokerStars was not disappointed in the choice of the new player to join their ranks and many were very pleased, voicing their approval. Daniel Negreanu, an entertaining poker player known to be vocal in his opinions also supported the signing of Isildur1and said as much 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 said.