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Tag: Patrik Antonius

The "durrrr" Challenge: Four Sessions + 2,000 Hands = an $81,000 Win for Tom Dwan

After a 20-day gap between sessions, Patrik Antonius and Tom "durrrr" Dwan finally found time to continue their (neverending) challenge match, sitting at four tables of heads-up $200/$400 pot-limit Omaha on Full Tilt Poker at just after 4...

The Online Railbird Report: Antonius Dominates the 7-Game Action

It was a light week in nosebleed-stakes action, as most of the action continued to center around the $2,000/4,000 7-Game tables on Full Tilt Poker. Everyone’s favorite Finnish ex-model Patrik Antonius came out on top, adding $346,000 to the till...

The Nightly Turbo: Festa al Lago Update, Ultimate Bet Germany, and Ivey being Ivey

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Off the Felt with Justin Bonomo

Off the Felt is interviewing your favorite poker players to find out a little bit about their lives -- you got it, off the felt. We sat down with Bodog Team Pro Justin "ZeeJustin" Bonomo recently to discuss his favorite place to vacation, how he got...

PokerNews Op-Ed: Anatomy of the Rail

The rail is the demarcation line that separates the players from everyone else. The term ‘railbird’ was originally a derogatory nickname for players who just busted or the down-and-out gamblers pathetically hanging out on the rail, like famished...

The Online Railbird Report: The 7-Game Renaissance

This week, the high-stakes action on Full Tilt Poker moved away from the regular crowd’s usual haunt at the $500/1,000 pot-limit Omaha tables and onto the $2,000/4,000 7-Game tables. Perhaps in an attempt to exploit some players’ weaknesses at...

The "durrrr" Challenge: The First 25,000 Hands

231 days after it began, the "durrrr" Challenge quietly reached its halfway point on Wednesday, as Patrik Antonius and Tom "durrrr" Dwan played the 25,000th hand in their four-table $200/400 pot-limit Omaha challenge match. Dwan was able to build...

The Online Railbird Report: The Return of "martonas," the Fall of Benyamine

After a quiet spell, the high-stakes online cash games roared back into action this week. All the regulars made appearances -- including Ashton “theASHMAN103” Griffin, Ilari “Ziigmund” Sahamies, and Tom “durrrr” Dwan-- as game catalyst...

The Nightly Turbo: PokerStars Headed to Ireland, Taxes Headed to Hungary, and Full Tilt Headed to Court?

Looking to get your fill of poker news for the day? Well you've come to the right place. We have our finger on the pulse of all things poker and we're bringing it to you nicely packaged so you can get your news and get back to your game...

PokerNews Op/Ed: The WSOP and WSOPE Main Events – Same Bracelet, Different Weight?

Two years ago this week, I sat ten feet from Annette Obrestad as she won the inaugural World Series of Poker-Europe Main Event. Though she was already a legend online, Obrestad's victory was her coming-out party and in the weeks and months that...

The "durrrr" Challenge: Dwan retakes lead with $275,000 Win

Schedules and time zones at last aligned for Tom "durrrr" Dwan and Patrik Antonius, who resumed their 50,000 hand challenge early Thursday morning after a 25-day break. Though it was a relatively brief session,clocking in at 74 minutes and 400...

The Weekly Turbo: LeBron James Plays Poker, Breaking Records, and More

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Team Europe Wins Inaugural Casesars Cup

The WSOPE recently offered the first edition of the Caesars Cup, a new twist on poker similar to golf's Ryder Cup in which members of the U.S. and Europe battled for bragging rights and the first Caesars Cup trophy. Unfortunately for the Team...

The Online Railbird Report: Hansen and Sahamies Weather Huge Losses

The high-stakes online cash games were all but deserted this week as tournaments dominated everyone's time, from guys like Phil Ivey, Tom "durrrr" Dwan, and Patrik Antonius, who were in London for the World Series of Poker-Europe to online pros like...

The Nightly Turbo: LeBron James Plays Poker, Phil Hellmuth's Grand Entrance, and Patrik Antonius Ready for a Fight?

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The Online Railbird Report: Phil Ivey and Ilari Sahamies Flip for Close to a Million

The action was still nowhere near where it was last month, but action in the high-stakes cash games on Full Tilt Poker was kicked up a notch this week, with $500,000 pots, $400,000 “flips” and some heavy losses for Ilari “Ziigmund”...

The World Series of Poker Europe is Under Way

The World Series of Poker Europe, or WSOPE as it is called, is under way in London as players compete for their shot at WSOPE gold. Held at the Empire Casino in Leicester Square in London from September 17 through October 1, this year's WSOPE...

The Online Railbird Report: Sahamies Stings Ivey, Dwan Weathers a Downswing

It’s been over two weeks since “martonas” departed the high-stakes scene, ending one of the wildest stretches in online poker history. The games have settled down, way down, the action at a trickle as the dog days of summer slip away. Many...

The Nightly Turbo: Patrik on the Durrrr Challenge, Gus Wins Back His Name, and More

We bet you're sitting there exploiting the fish at your tables and wondering what has been going on in the poker world today. Well, we're on top of that for you and instead of having you look everywhere for it, we've put it all in one place so you can get

World Poker Tour Merit Cyprus Classic Day 1B: Phil Gordon Leads

Day 1b at the WPT Merit Cyprus Classic is in the books, and it was a remarkably accurate carbon copy of Day 1a. The action kicked off at 1:00 p.m. with just a couple of tables running, but a total of 90 players would eventually fill the room by...

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