Ilari FIN Dominates Jeans89, Rafi Amit

Ilari Sahamies
Ilari Sahamies

Ilari “Ilari FIN” Sahamies took on some of the best online players in the world last night and walked away with an impressive $316k profit.

Sahamies, who is trying to fight his way out of a massive hole he dug earlier this year, took on Sander “Berndsen12” Berndsen, Jens “Jeans89” Kyllonen, Rafi Amit and RaiseOnce in rapid succession last night.

Every match took place in $100/$200 Pot-Limit Omaha and Sahamies began his night by taking Dutch pro Berndsen heads-up for $52k in 110 hands.

From there Sahamies beat Rafi Amit for $98k and then fellow Finn Jeans89 for $42k.

It was all leading up to an epic battle 6-Max battle with RaiseOnce, the rumored account of Phil Ivey, Jeans89 and Rafi Amit where Sahamies dominated. After 196 hands Sahamies left the table with $176k in profit.

At the end of the night Sahamies finished with $316k in just under 1,000 hands. The massive win goes a long way to getting Sahamies back to even for the year. He’s now down about $500k in 2012 after being down more than $800k earlier this week.

RaiseOnce finally recorded a nice profit as well. In 441 hands RaiseOnce picked up $163k, which is one of the account’s biggest wins since re-activating last fall. After last night’s session RaiseOnce is up $93k on the year.

Some of the other players to escape with victories last night included doncarignano (+$229k), Berndsen12 (+$83k) and Johnthefast (+$77k).

The evening wasn’t as kind to Jeans89 who took a massive $239k hit in 2,310 hands last night. Fortunately for Jeans89, with nearly $2 million in profit this year, he’s one of the few people that can afford that kind of hit.

Rafi Amit also had a miserable night as he lost $153k in 2,457. The underrated Israeli pro is still up $247k on the year.

Right behind Amit was Viktor “Isildur1” Blom who had a very forgettable session that saw him lose $122k. It was a very short session (for Blom anyways) as he only played 433 hands.

1II|1II|1iI| (-$120k) and ChaoRen160 (-$75k) rounded out the bottom five. For more information be sure to check our online poker stats section.

Here are a couple of the biggest hands from last night:


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