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Tag: Patrik Antonius

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...

‘durrrr Challenge’ Update: Swift Session Nets Dwan $36,000

Somewhere around the 3 a.m. hour, while chips were still clattering at the Rio and hundreds of thousands of dollars were being exchanged...

‘durrrr Challenge’ Update: Antonius Leads by $447,000 After 15,000 Hands

Over the weekend, Tom Dwan and Patrik Antonius logged a surprise mid-WSOP session in the ongoing online poker high-stakes 'durrrr Challenge'...

‘durrrr Challenge’ Update: Antonius Holds on to $424,000 Lead

With Tom 'durrrr' Dwan busy playing $3,000-$9,000 heads-up PLO matches with Ilari 'Ziigmund' Sahamies...

‘durrrr Challenge’ Update: Dwan Picks up $96,000 Inside an Hour

Exactly one week after Patrik Antonius locked down a big win, creating the first sizable...

‘durrrr Challenge’ Update: Antonius Up by Nearly a Half Million

It took less than an hour of play for the 'durrrr Challenge' to take its biggest turn to date. Patrik Antonius booked a $328,406 win over Tom 'durrrr' Dwan...

The Online Railbird Report, Vol. 11: Hansen Plays the Rush

The high-stakes online cash games were still a bit less robust than usual this week, with players such as Ilari 'Ziigmund' Sahamies, Phil Ivey, Patrik Antonius...

'durrrr Challenge' Update: Antonius Increases Lead

The fascinating online poker 'durrrr Challenge' came off a twelve-day hiatus yesterday, with Patrik Antonius and Tom 'durrrr' Dwan...

The Online Railbird Report, Vol. 10: Hansen Hits Comeback Trail

As the live action wound down at Bellagio this week, the online action began picking up again, with Gus Hansen...

PokerStars EPT San Remo Day 1b: Josipovic in Front

The field for Day 1b of the PokerStars European Poker Tour San Remo Main Event was even larger than Day 1a, with 600 players joining the 578 from Day 1a. Among the competitors...

The Online Railbird Report, Vol. 9: Friday Night Massacre on Full Tilt

With a $4,000/8,000 mixed game and a $1,000/2,000 NLHE/PLO game running in Bobby’s Room at the Bellagio, the online high-stakes tables were still a relative ghost town this week....

'durrrr' Challenge Update: Antonius Up $23,000 in Short Session

Patrik Antonius and Tom 'durrrr' Dwan logged a quickie session of the 50,000-hand 'durrrr Challenge' Tuesday morning, playing a scant 135 hands before calling it quits just before dawn broke over America's east coast. Antonius...

'durrrr Challenge' Update 14: Antonius Bounces Back with $142,000 Win

At last, Tom 'durrrr' Dwan and Patrik Antonius are truckin' along when it comes to their pot-limit Omaha 'durrrr Challenge' match, playing their fourth session in as many days on Saturday night. Though in their last...

'durrrr Challenge' Update 13: Lead Swings Back to Dwan with $160,000 Win

It was a good Friday indeed when Tom 'durrrr' Dwan and Patrik Antonius gave railbirds a treat by playing a rare daylight session of their $200/$400 pot-limit Omaha 'durrrr Challenge' match. The online foes got in 803 hands...

'durrrr Challenge' Update 12: 10,000 Hands in the Books

For the second consecutive night, Tom "durrrr" Dwan and Patrik Antonius played a session in their 50,000 hand challenge, logging 890 hands over the course of two and a half hours of play. Despite the high stakes and the volume...

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