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Tag: Tom Dwan

The "durrrr" Challenge: 92 Days Later, Dwan and Antonius Are Back

We’d almost given up on them. Almost. Maybe it was the Vegas heat. Maybe they had nothing better to do. Or maybe they were just sick of playing cap PLO cash games and wanted a taste of the real thing. Whatever the reasons, the stars aligned...

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...

The Nightly Turbo: Newest Brunson 10 Member, Jungleman12 to Take durrrr Challenge, and More

Now that the 2010 World Series of Poker is over, the Brunson 10 contest is over. Dan Kelly got an automatic in when he won the $25,000 six-max event at the 2010 WSOP, but who has been chosen to fill the eighth spot? The first installment of the...

PokerNews WSOP Awards Part I: The Summer's Brightest Stars and Biggest Disappointments

All summer, we watch the pros (and the dealers, of course) decide the fates of each player in the World Series of Poker. But now that it's over, it's our turn decide who wins. Check out PokerNews Live Updating Team's nominations for the WSOP...

The Nightly Turbo: World Series of Poker Circuit Schedule Announced, Tom Dwan on the Poker Show, and More

It's a brand new week, so put all those bad beats behind you and catch up on what you've been missing. The World Series of Poker has released the Circuit schedule, Tom Dwan made an appearance on the Poker Show, and if you missed the PokerStars...

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...

2010 World Series of Poker Day 37: Dan Kelly Wins First WSOP Bracelet and Phil Gordon Wins Ante up For Africa

Day 37 at the World Series of Poker was one of the last before the main event begins on Monday, and it saw Dan Kelly win his first WSOP bracelet, Phil Gordon take down Ante up for Africa and much more. Event #52: $25,000 No-Limit Hold’em /...

2010 World Series of Poker Day 36: Tom Dwan Takes Massive Chip Lead Into Day 3 of PLO World Championship

Event #52: $25,000 No-Limit Hold’em / Six-Handed It was a rather quick day as Event #52 played down from 18 to a final table of six players, led by 21-year-old Dan "djk123" Kelly, who has a monster chip lead with just under 6 million in chips...

2010 World Series of Poker: Why Ivey Will Win 30 or More in His Lifetime

Just moments after Phil Ivey won his eighth World Series of Poker bracelet early Monday morning, Ivey stated that he thought he could win 30 WSOP bracelets over the course of his poker career. Being that the current record for WSOP bracelets is 11...

2010 World Series of Poker Day 20: Tebbe, Haydon, and Warga Added to List of Bracelet Winners and Much, Much More

Day 20 proved to be long, tiresome and full of action with three new champions being added to the World Series of Poker history books. The first player to capture the gold was Jeffrey Tebben who eliminated his heads-up opponent in a mere 15...

2010 World Series of Poker: Top Five WSOP Stories So Far

With just about three weeks, and 27 bracelet events in the books the 41st Annual World Series of Poker is at right around its half-way point. Each day so far has been packed to the brim with poker excitement, but if it all ended today, these would...

2010 World Series of Poker Day 18: Sammy Farha Wins Third Gold Bracelet, "durrrr" Sits Down for Stud and More

It took 16 hours for Sammy Farha to win his third career gold bracelet in the longest final table of the 2010 WSOP so far. At 7 a.m. Tuesday, Farha finally sent James Dempsey home as runner-up and claimed the title. Nearly 500 players were sent to...

The Aussie Millions on GSN: Hansen on Top in $100K Event

All 24 starters still remained in action as the second episode of GSN’s coverage of the 2010 Aussie Millions $100,000 High Roller Event continued. At the top of the hour, Gus Hansen led the charge, while Erik Seidel was fighting for survival on...

2010 World Series of Poker: Bets Bigger Than Bracelets

The biggest story so far at the 2010 World Series of Poker is not about someone winning a bracelet. It’s about someone not winning one. Most of us mere mortals sweat tournament pay jumps. Seventh-place money might buy you a new Acura but...

2010 World Series of Poker: Dissecting the Tournament of Champions Sudden Death Sit-n-Go

On Tuesday, the World Series of Poker Academy announced it would be holding a nine-person sit-n-go to award their sponsor exemption entry into the World Series of Poker Tournament of Champions. With the sit-n-go itself taking place Thursday...

2010 World Series of Poker Day 13: Steven Gee and Carter Phillips Become Bracelet Winners, Stacked Field in Event #19, and More

Thirty-year lowball specialist Steven Gee picked up his first World Series of Poker bracelet in Event #13 Wednesday night after outlasting a field of over 3,000 players. Young-gun Carter Phillips, just 21, bested the field in Event #16 to bag his...

As the World Series Turns: Sports Center Highlight Reel Edition

Poker isn't a sport, you say? Don't tell that to the people who showed up at the World Series of Poker this week. The World Cup came early in Las Vegas, complete with packed stadium seating for durrrr's final table, cheers being volleyed across...

2010 World Series of Poker Day 10: Watt Bests Durrr, Matros Joins List of WSOP Bracelet Winners, and More

Simon Watt not only won his first WSOP bracelet early Monday morning in Event #11: $1,500 No-Limit Hold'em, but the Kiwi also saved poker pros an undisclosed massive amount of money when he kept Tom Dwan from winning a bracelet. Matt Matros joined...

The Aussie Millions on GSN: Dwan, Shak, and Ivey Swing for the Fences

Last weekend, GSN held a debut of its new Saturday night poker block featuring coverage of the 2010 Aussie Millions paired with a mini-marathon of High Stakes Poker. This week’s coverage focused on the opening levels of the $100,000 buy-in...

2010 World Series of Poker Day 9: Men "The Master" Nguyen Wins 7th Bracelet, Dwan in Good Shape for His 1st

Day 9 of the 41st Annual World Series of Poker is in in the books and it was chock full of excitement. Men "The Master" Nguyen won his seventh WSOP bracelet, James "Flushy" Dempsey won his second, and Tom "durrrr" Dwan is making a serious run for...

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