After six weeks of rolling around in piles of money without anyone trying to take it away from him, Viktor “Isildur1” Blom is about to return to the SuperStar Showdown ring.
This Sunday (June 19) at noon ET, Blom will give Rui Cao his long-awaited shot. Cao (known as PepperoniF on PokerStars) started asking for a chance at Blom when the SuperStar Showdowns were announced last December. Though they both flirted with a match for a while, they couldn’t settle on the details of the event. Now, it seems they have it worked out, and the match is on.
This game stands to be a big one for both players. We’re told the mach will consist four tables of no-limit hold’em and pot-limit Omaha (two tables of each) played at stakes of $50/$100.
Blom is looking to build on an already impressive record. Of the nine SuperStar Showdown matches he’s played, he’s won seven of them. Five of those wins have come in high-stakes competition like he faces against the similarly swingy Rui Cao.
Blom last played a SuperStar Showdown on April 24. After that match, he was up more than $350,000 for SuperStar Showdowns overall. Now he’s got a shot to add to that total in a big way.
Tune in to PokerStars at noon ET this Sunday to watch the match as it happens, or come right back here after it’s over for a full recap.