Rui Cao Dominates PokerStars

Rui Cao
Rui Cao

Rui Cao relentlessly crushed his opponents on Full Tilt last week but last night he turned his attention to PokerStars.

With many top-name online pros still missing due to the EPT Grand Final, Cao has had his run of the high stakes online games and he took on tkala at $50/$100 PLO. 

Cao, who plays on PokerStars as PepperoniF, recorded 1,541 hands against tkala and utterly dominated the relatively unknown player to win $65,088.

Although Cao primarily plays on Full Tilt, he has managed to win $555,000 through 18,632 hands on PokerStars this year. Add that to the $950,000 he amassed on Full Tilt and Rui Cao is easily one of the biggest overall winners this year with over $1.5 million in profit.

Meanwhile KidPoker705, who is not Daniel Negreanu, was the biggest winner on Full Tilt pulling in $56,000 in 1,596 hands. The win lifted KidPoker705 into the black for one of the first times this year.

Right behind KidPoker705 was fan favorite XWINK who picked up $37k in 424 hands on Full Tilt.

XWINK, who is renowned for his massive online poker swings, has been steadily re-building his bankroll since losing $1 million in one day earlier this year.

It might be easier for XWINK this time around considering there’s a better chance he won’t run into a red-hot Phil Ivey.

Samrostan on Full Tilt was last night’s biggest loser, burning a total of $81k in heads-up $100/$200 No-Limit Hold’em.

Tkala, who was likely regretting taking on Rui Cao, was the biggest loser on PokerStars, dropping $65k.

Some of the other notable players to slip into the red last night included FinnishNightmre (-$26k), Himan33 (-$17k) and takechip (-$11k).

For more information on the other high stakes games from last night be sure to check our online poker stats section.

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