seda1 takes Ivey for $147k pot

Phil Ivey
Ivey: Can't dodge bullets.

An experienced high-stakes poker pro like Phil Ivey is, by nature of the profession, all too aware of the cruel swings of poker variance.

And of course, as they always say, over the long term the better player will come out ahead.

But it's still got to feel like a bit of a kick in the teeth when an inferior player takes a big pot from you, even if you weren't ever ahead in the hand.

That was the case again late last night, as high-stakes rival and somewhat-regular Ivey nemesis here.

Click on each player name as well to see his online player profile - and then wonder to yourself how a "red fish" can get the best of one of the most feared players in the world.

Be sure to check out some of the other stats sections over in MarketPulse also - over 20 million hands have been tracked already in Feb., which can reveal some pretty interesting details.

One example: Average pot size across all poker rooms.

Leading the way for biggest average pot size (usually indicating loosest and fishiest players) in February is here.

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