Many times a poker player will be signed to an online poker room after making a big impression. Many players are signed after they do well in several major tournaments and other times players may do well in one really large tournament to catch the eye of an online poker room. The most recent poker room to add a new player is Party Poker.
If you do not know who Isildur1 is then you either don’t know poker or you have been living under a rock for the past few months. Isildur1 is one of the most talked about online poker pros for two reasons: one he is a mystery player; no one knows who he is, and two he has been part of the largest high stakes games to take place over the past few months.
Many times poker pros will offer to stake another player so they will attend a certain event or if their bank roll is running low. This is seen time and time again and many times the player will do so well that the staker will earn extra cash for fronting the poker pro.