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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...

The "durrrr" Challenge: Dwan Picks Up $26,000 in a Swift Session

After a long night which saw him lose nearly $900,000 in the high-stakes cash games on Full Tilt Poker, Tom "durrrr" Dwan and Patrik Antonius adjourned to the four $200/400 "durrrr" Challenge tables to squeeze in a session. The two played for...

The Online Railbird Report: Sahamies, Benyamine Claim $500K PLO Pots

After serving as a game catalyst at the highest limit games on Full Tilt Poker for the majority of the month of August, "martonas" was nowhere to be found this week. Though he booked over $1.3 million in winnings in the pot-limit Omaha cash games last mo

The "durrrr" Challenge: Best Yet to Come or Giant Bust?

It was back in January when Tom "durrrr" Dwan issued his million-dollar challenged to the world. Yes, almost nine whole months ago. It was in an interview I conducted for Bluff Magazine when Dwan first said: “I’m making this heads-up...

The Nightly Turbo: Charity Poker, a Full Tilt Promo, and Patrik Has an Imposter?

It's a fresh new week and we're back at it. Hope you caught up on last week's news with The Week in Poker and you crushed the tables over the weekend. If you didn't, check out the strategy section for some helpful hints.

The "durrrr" Challenge: Antonius Retakes Lead with $415,000 Win on Full Tilt Poker

Patrik Antonius and Tom "durrrr" Dwan sat down again at the virtual tables last night, getting in their second "durrrr" Challenge session in the last 24 hours. Once again, Antonius dominated the action, booking a $415,311 win over the course of 1,241 han

The "durrrr" Challenge: Action Resumes with a $392,000 Win for Patrik Antonius

Just when we thought they'd all but abandoned their plans to finish the match, Tom "durrrr" Dwan and Patrik Antonius hopped onto the "durrrr Challenge" tables on Full Tilt Poker yesterday and played their first session in well over two months. The...

The Online Railbird Report: Million Dollar Surge for Tom "durrrr" Dwan

Everyone's favorite Swedish mystery man "martonas" continued to drive the high-stakes action on Full Tilt Poker this weekend despite a sharp downswing that saw much of the $2.4 million in winnings he booked in the first half of August all but...

The Online Railbird Report: Tom "durrrr" Dwan Wins a $600,000 Pot from Who?

Over the last year, pot-limit Omaha emerged as the game of choice amongst the online high-stakes elite. If no-limit hold'em was in the picture at all, it was in the $500/1,000 mixed HA games on Full Tilt Poker frequented by the likes of Patrik...

Face The Ace: Can Poker Survive Primetime?

With the recent premiere of NBC’s Face the Ace and its subsequent poor ratings, PokerNews HQ has been a buzz with all sorts of chatter on whether the show will be a success or not.

Phil Ivey Wins Close to $1 Million - The Online Railbird Report Vol. 24

With the World Series of Poker in the rearview mirror, a busy week of online high stakes poker produced several big winners.

Full Tilt Announces “Face the Ace” Online Qualifiers

Looking for a chance to match your heads-up poker skills against some of poker’s most famous names? Full Tilt is providing just that opportunity...

“durrrr Challenge” Update: Dwan Surges Ahead in 15-Hour Session

It started off innocently enough, with Tom 'durrrr' Dwan typing the following into the chat box on a $500/1,000 table where Patrik Antonius...

The Online Railbird Report, Vol. 17: Antonius, Dwan, Hansen in Heavy Action

On Thursday evening, Gus Hansen strolled into the Brasilia Room at the Rio Convention Center, making his first appearance at this year’s WSOP...

‘durrrr Challenge’ Update: Dwan Clobbers Antonius for $376,000, Pulls Nearly Even

The 'durrrr Challenge' just keeps rolling on, ever so slowly, though Patrik Antonius and Tom 'durrrr' Dwan’s personal decisions to focus...

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