Ilari Sahamies (known online as “Ziigmund”) is a professional poker player from Helsinki, Finland. Born in 1983, Sahamies discovered poker at 15 when he met Patrik Antonius at a local billiards parlor where they both spent considerable time and were considered top tier players. Sahamies has previously earned two Finnish junior championships for billiards.
Illari is best known for his high stakes escapades online where he specializes in PLO cash games. He is a fan favorite for his memorable “blow ups” in chat, which he later identified as being “in fun.”
Sahamies has appeared on both High Stakes Poker and Poker After Dark and co-founded the online poker portal Coinflip.com where he also hosts his blog. Learn more about Ilari Sahamies
Pokercasts Featuring Ilari Sahamies
|Episode 77||Pokercast Episode 77 - Ilari "Ziigmund" Sahamies, David Sklansky & Chris “DeathDonkey” Vitch||July 1, 2009|