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Ivey Loses $320k to Ziigmund
Phil Ivey made one of his first appearances of the year on Full Tilt’s high stakes PLO tables last night only to lose over $300k to Ziigmund.
Ivey has been somewhat of a ghost online in 2010 having played only 974 hands, while players such as Di "Urindanger" Dang have already booked over 34,000.
In his latest session Ivey played just 254 hands before throwing in the towel. He started at $300/$600 PLO against both Ilari "Ziigmund" Sahamies and Patrik Antonius.
Ivey only stuck around for 97 hands, earning $36k for his efforts.
About halfway into his session Ivey and Sahamies agreed to play heads-up on Ivey's personal $500/$1,000 table - the Ivey Thunderdome. This match lasted for 157 hands, ending with Sahamies winning $321k.
Ivey's $284k loss leaves him up just $32k on the year.
After losing $275k playing 7-Game, Sahamies finished the day with only $113k. This win continues his hot-streak, pushing his year's results to over $1.7 million.
Antonius continues to struggle at the tables, last night losing over $467k. Nearly half of those losses ($209k) went to Tom "durrrr" Dwan in the latest session of the durrrr Challenge.
Despite winning the largest pot of the night, worth almost $500k, Antonius lost $174k to Sahamies heads-up and an additional $83k in his PLO session with Sahamies and Ivey.
When added to his results for the year, Antonius is now the first player to be stuck over $1 million in 2010.
Below you can find the largest pots of the night, or you can head to MarketPulse to see the rest.