Posted by Steve Ruddock on Aug 26, 2012 Posted in EPT News, Tournament News | No Comments »
Ilari Sahamies

The final table of the European Poker Tour (EPT) Barcelona Main Event was a star-studded affair with representatives from the old school of poker and the new online poker generation in the form of John Juanda and Ilari “Ziigmund” Sahamies, but the two men would have vastly differentRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Aug 20, 2012 Posted in EPT News, Tournament News | No Comments »
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With 64 total entries the prize-pool for the inaugural €50k High-Roller tournament on Season 9 of the PokerStars European Poker Tour (EPT) reached over €3 million, guaranteeing the winner of the event one of the biggest 1st place prizes of the year, €1,075,500. Heading nito the final dayRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Jan 04, 2012 Posted in High Stakes Poker News, Online Poker News | No Comments »
Ilari Sahamies

With the assault on the online poker industry from the US Department of Justice in April (forever to be known as Black Friday in the annals of poker history) the online poker action came to a screeching halt, and just as things started to pick back up againRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Aug 27, 2011 Posted in High Stakes Poker News, Poker Player News | No Comments »
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After a horrible 2010 online poker campaign, at one point causing him to quit poker towards the end of the year and leave Full Tilt Poker in the process –which was probably a good thing considering what has happened post-Black Friday—Ilari Sahamies has finally gotten back into theRead Full Article

Posted by Gerry Poltorak on Jan 11, 2010 Posted in Poker Player News | No Comments »

Ilari ‘Ziigmund’ Sahamies Finnish high-stakes poker legend Ilari Sahamies, better known by his Full Tilt Poker alias ‘Ziigmund’, was born in Helsinki in 1983. As a youngster he excelled in sports, particularly soccer and wrestling. As he grew older and became a teenager his interest shifted to theRead Full Article