jungleman12 Drops $284k

Gus Hansen
Gus Hansen

It took awhile but Dan “jungleman12” Cates finally recorded a losing session on Full Tilt over the weekend.

Cates played 2,775 hands over the last three days including a less than successful heads-up session against David “Raptor” Benefield.

Add in several losses against Arbianight and, for a change, Cates was the one victimized, losing a total of $284,000.

With the loss Cates falls down to a $4.6 million profit in 2010 but is still the biggest winner of the year, easily surpassing Dwan’s $3.9 million.

There was plenty of action on Full Tilt this weekend with online upstart DrugsOrMe the biggest winner with an impressive $385k in profit.

Gus Hansen was close behind with $235k. Hansen, who was down $3.6 million in October, has been steadily pulling himself closer to even.

He’s now down $1.2 million and seems to be fixated on getting even before the end of the year.

Some of the other notable winners over the weekend included Arbianight with $137k in profit and David Benefield who raked in $103k.

cadillac1944 was technically the biggest loser, dropping an astounding $368k in a series of PLO games.

Yet again Ilari “Ziigmund” Sahamies was in the red, losing $160k. Ziigmund has now lost $1.5 million this year, after being up close to $2 million, and might want to consider a brief hiatus from the game.

harrington25 (-$165k), Vaga_Lion (-$142k) and Phil Ivey (-$68k) were also amongst the notable players to lose cash this weekend.

Here’s a look at a few of the most interesting hands from this weekend. For more information check our online poker stats section.


Dan "jungleman12" Cates vs. David "Raptor" Benefield.


Biggest hand of the weekend.


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