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Tag: Patrik Antonius

The “durrrr” Challenge: Antonius Scores Back-to-Back Winning Sessions

At last, Tom “durrrr” Dwan and Patrik Antonius are getting serious about putting their now 14-month-old “durrrr” Challenge match to rest. For the second day in a row, the two high-stakes rivals were back at the $200/$400 pot-limit Omaha tables and

The "durrrr" Challenge: Antonius Grinds Out $60,696 Win in 8.5-Hour Session

After posting losses in 11 of their last 12 sessions, Patrik Antonius at last booked a win in the "durrrr" Challenge, taking $60,696 off the tables on Tuesday afternoon. During the 46 days his 50,000-hand match with Tom "durrr" Dwan went dormant...

European Poker Tour Grand Final Day 1a: Munz Tears the Roof Off

When players streamed into the tournament area at Le Sporting Club in Monte Carlo, it was to a sun-drenched vision of high-end luxury; this poker room is so fly that the roof comes off. Being poker players, however, many of the 351 runners cowered...

The Online Railbird Report: Ivey Returns, Dwan Crushes, and Antonius Stages a Comeback

While children around the world hunted for Easter eggs, the online cash-game elite were hunting for their own tasty treats. Tom “durrrr” Dwan savored six-figure wins over Justin “ZeeJustin” Bonomo and Ashton “theASHMAN103” Griffin, while Patri

The Online Railbird Report: Dwan Dominates

The seven-figure swings just don't stop. Tom "durrrr" Dwan and Ilari "Ziigmund" Sahamies were back at it the past few days and this time, it was "durrrr" getting the best of the Fin. Dwan bested Sahamies en route to making back the $1.5 Million he...

High Stakes Poker Season 6, Episode 7: Checking, Folding, and Check-Folding

The latest episode of High Stakes Poker showcased solid, conservative play but lacked fireworks, energy, or even moderately entertaining banter. In the last few minutes, Tom "durrrr" Dwan clashed with Dennis Phillips, and Patrik Antonius...

High Stakes Poker Season 6, Episode 6: A New Crew Gets Comfortable

After a previous episode that felt more like the final table of a big tournament than a deep-stacked cash game, High Stakes Poker was back in familiar territory this week. Four of the eight players at the table were felted during the intense last...

The "durrrr" Challenge: Dwan Wins $230,000 in Nine Minutes

The latest session of the "durrrr" Challenge unfolded over the weekend and the blink-and-you'll-miss-it match is one that Patrik Antonius probably wants to forget. Antonius and Tom "durrrr" Dwan played for only nine minutes on Saturday night and...

The "durrrr" Challenge: Dwan Widens Lead to $1.75 Million

Patrik Antonius capped off a miserable day at the online tables with another losing session in the "durrrr" Challenge, his tenth in their last eleven meetings. Antonius and Tom "durrrr" Dwan met for only a bit over an hour and 364 hands, but the...

NBC Heads-Up Poker Championship: The Bracket is Set

The who's who of the poker world descended upon Pure, the nightclub inside Caesars Palace Thursday night for the annual NBC Heads-Up Championship draw party. The evening is always action packed, as the poker pros and celebrities in attendance are...

The Online Railbird Report: Win a Million, Lose a Million

No matter what stakes they play, no matter how big their bankrolls, no matter how often it happens, a seven-figure swing is still an undeniably emotional experience for a high-stakes cash game player. This week, two members of the young, rich and...

The Online Railbird Report: Isildur1 Wins $1,187,406 in 30 Hours

After a two-week warm-up at the $25/$50 and $50/$100 tables, Swedish phenom “Isildur1” returned to the nosebleed-stakes cash games Monday night and wasted no time, taking on several high-profile poker pros in multi-table heads-up matches...

The "durrrr" Challenge: Micro-Session Yields $22,000 Gain for Dwan

Late Saturday night, Tom "durrrr" Dwan and Patrik Antonius played a blink-and-you'll-miss-it session of the "durrrr" Challenge spanning only 79 hands. After four-tabling for only 16 minutes, Dwan came away a winner, adding $21,790 to his lead...

The Online Railbird Report: “Isildur1” Returns, Kostritsyn Crushes the Competition

This week, we saw Alexander “PostflopAction” Kostritsyn emerge as a major force at the high-stakes online cash game tables, Patrik Antonius stop the bleeding on his 2010 losing streak, and Tom “durrrr” Dwan playing six-figure pots again. However.

The "durrrr" Challenge: Dwan Expands Lead by $315,000

With very little high-stakes cash game action running last night, Tom "durrrr" Dwan and Patrik Antonius sat down for a nearly three-hour session of the "durrrr" Challenge. After 883 hands of play, Dwan booked yet another win, adding $314,828 to...

The WSOP on ESPN: World Series of Poker - Europe Main Event to Air Beginning Feb. 7

Just when you thought it would be a long wait before fresh episodes of the World Series of Poker hit the airwaves, ESPN announced their plans to air eight hours of coverage of the 2009 World Series of Poker - Europe Main Event. This month, Sunday...

The Online Railbird Report: Antonius Stuck, Sahamies Up, and “Isildur1” Returns

Full Tilt Poker’s high-stakes cash games roared back to life this week, as online poker luminaries Patrik Antonius, Ilari “Ziigmund” Sahamies, Brian Hastings, Brian Townsend and Gus Hansen hit the virtual felt. $100,000 turn raises and $300,000 pots

PokerStars Announces Nordic Poker Awards

Although the U.S. may have the most prestigious pool of poker players on a global scale, an argument can be made that the Nordic countries feature a high percentage of the game's elite as well. To honor these top players from Finland...

The "durrrr" Challenge: Dwan Leads Antonius by Over a Million

For the second time in 24 hours, Tom "durrrr" Dwan and Patrik Antonius found time for a "durrrr" Challenge session. The two played for three hours and 18 minutes during the early hours of Friday morning and after 892 hands, Dwan booked his third...

The “durrrr” Challenge: Dwan Pads Lead by $58,781

Ending a 36-day drought of “durrrr” Challenge sessions, Tom “durrrr” Dwan and Patrik Antonius met on the virtual felt early Thursday morning for 1,256 hands of $200/$400 pot-limit Omaha. Playing for a bit over four hours, Dwan managed to overcome.

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