Ziigmund goes on half-mil Hold'em heater

Ilari Sahamies
Ilari Sahamies: Blazing.

Proving yet again he's one of the most fearless players in the game, Ilari "Ziigmund" Sahamies went on a high-stakes tear over the last 24 hours, racking up almost a half million in profit.

His total take from Hold'em games today alone was $483,496, with several big hands at Full Tilt's marquee $500/$1,000 RailHeaven table again the main reason.

Only downside for Ziigmund: His total profit for the week overall is just $131,898, as it seems he blew through most of that potential profit in a few losing sessions over the weekend.

The biggest pot this time around and second-biggest online so far this week  was for a massive $450k and came against the second swingiest player in the high-stakes games today, Tom "durrrr" Dwan

The hand history, as tracked by the MarketPulse software.

8192307231 TABLE : RailHeaven (6 max) $500/$1000 - No-Limit Hold'em - Tues. Sept. 23rd 2008 - 11:09am ET

Table Setup

Seat 4: Ziigmund ($441,752)
Seat 5: durrrr ($224,498)
Seat 6: David Benyamine ($183,911)
David Benyamine posts the small blind of $500
Ziigmund posts the big blind of $1,000
The button is in seat #5

Pre-flop

durrrr has 15 seconds left to act
durrrr raises to $3,000
David Benyamine folds
Ziigmund calls $2,000

Flop: [5 J 9]

Ziigmund checks
durrrr has 15 seconds left to act
durrrr bets $5,600
Ziigmund has 15 seconds left to act
Ziigmund has requested TIME
Ziigmund raises to $21,000
durrrr has 15 seconds left to act
durrrr raises to $54,700
Ziigmund has 15 seconds left to act
Ziigmund raises to $438,752, and is all in
durrrr calls $166,798, and is all in
Ziigmund shows [T K]
durrrr shows [J 9]
Uncalled bet of $217,254 returned to Ziigmund 

Turn: [5 J 9][6]

River: [5 J 9][6][Q]

Ziigmund shows a straight, king high
durrrr shows two pair, jacks and nines
Ziigmund wins the pot ($449,495) with a straight, king high
durrrr adds $50,000

Summary

Total pot $449,496 | Rake $1
Board: [5 J 9 6 Q]
Seat 4: Ziigmund (big blind) showed [T K] and won ($449,495) with a straight, king high
Seat 5: durrrr (button) showed [J 9] and lost with two pair, jacks and nines
Seat 6: David Benyamine (small blind) folded before the flop

To see more big pots from Ziig's latest sessions, or more of the 100 biggest pots won online over the past day, week, month and year, jump over to the MarketPulse section.

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