Mar 22 2011

Gus Hansen continues 2011 hot streak

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Another day at the online poker tables means yet another six-figure score for Team Full Tilt Poker pro Gus Hansen who now finds himself up almost $4 million for the year with $3,897,963 in profit according to For comparison’s sake, the second most profitable player in 2011, Matt Hawrilenko, is up a paltry $1.9 million.

Hansen has been running extremely well at the $500/$1,000 CAP PLO games on Full Tilt Poker and has been virtually unbeatable playing in that format since late 2010; his latest victim at the CAP PLO tables was none other than his fellow Team Full Tilt Poker Pro Phil Ivey, who dropped around $200,000 to Hansen in less than 100 hands before calling it quits.

It’s hard to call Hansen’s current winning streak “variance” or a “fluke” considering he has been riding it for over six months now. Since Late 2010 Hansen not only erased a $3.5 million deficit at the online poker tables, but he actually got into the black in 2010, and has just kept rolling in 2011: He is basically on an $8 million upswing since November 2010!

Another format where Hansen has shown himself to excel at is the Draw Poker games that were introduced at Full Tilt Poker around the same time Hansen’s hot-streak began –probably not a coincidence—and he has been one of the most profitable Draw Poker players on the site in that time period according to

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