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Tag: Patrik Antonius

The Online Railbird Report: Familiar Faces Return to Action

The World Series of Poker is behind us, the nosebleed-stakes crowd has shaken off their hangovers, and action is beginning to pick back up online. After some long absences, Tom “durrrr” Dwan, Patrik Antonius, and Ilari “Ziigmund” Sahames...

2010 World Series of Poker Day 42: Jesper Hougaard, Cole South and Johnny Chan Among Leaders

After eight levels of intense tournament poker, Day 2A of the World Series of Poker Main Event has come to a close. Approximately 1,260 players have booked themselves a place on Monday for Day 3, and currently it seems as though Boulos Estafanous...

2010 World Series of Poker Day 40: Day 1C of Main Event Wraps Up With Sauriol and Chan in the Lead

When chips were bagged at the end of the night after Day 1c, the largest Day 1 of the 2010 World Series of Poker Main Event so far, Mathieu Sauriol led the pack, ending the night with a stack of 169,900. Snapping close at his heels is former WSOP...

The Online Railbird Report: Antonius Back in the Black, Dwan Drops $2.5 Million

One million dollars in February. Another $3.25 million in March. And another $2.38 million between April 1 and April 24. Tom “durrrr” Dwan had bounced back from his $5.5 million in losses against Isildur1 and was in the middle of a blazing hot...

The “durrrr” Challenge: Three Days, Three Sessions

For the third day in a row, Tom “durrrr” Dwan and Patrik Antonius put in a long session of the “durrrr” Challenge, leaving them with only a little over 11,000 hands to go in their 50,000-hand match. Although the session was marked with dozens of..

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...

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