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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

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The Weekly Turbo: WCOOP, How to Fix the "Durrrr Challenge", and Much More

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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 Nightly Turbo: PokerStars WCOOP Results, A Gun Fight in Houston, and a possible "Durrrr", "FullFlush1" Showdown?

It's Labor Day weekend. Hopefully you all are taking a break from the felt this weekend (who are we kidding the WCOOP is running). The Nightly Turbo will bring you This Week in Poker on Sunday but don't look for us on Monday, because we're taking a...

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: Legends Final Table, Madsen Rapping, and Anthony Cumia Plays Poker?

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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

WSOP Main Event on ESPN: Hellmuth's Entrance, Hand of the Week and Our MVP

Say what you want about Phil Hellmuth, but at least he (or his publicist) is creative. The second week of ESPN's coverage of the 2009 World Series of Poker Main Event kicked off with the eleven-time bracelet winner's Day 1 entrance...

The Nightly Turbo: POKERBLUFFS revealed, Legends Update, and Andy Beal in Trouble?

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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...

The Nightly Turbo: A New Poker Show, WPT News, and Durrrr Modeling?

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2 Months. 2 Million: “Bling, Blang, Blaow!”

“Bling, blang, blaow!” That was Jay “Krantz” Rosenkrantz’s reaction upon laying eyes on the Spanish-revival style estate he and his three best friends (Dani “Ansky” Stern, Emil “whitelime” Patel, and Brian “Flawless_Victory”...

The Nightly Turbo: Durrrr Challenge Live, Mark Vos, and More

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The Online Railbird Report Vol. 25: Cole South and Ashton Griffin Bank Wins

The action at the Full Tilt Pot Limit Omaha tables has been fast and furious this week. We're not even a full week into August, and still, hundreds of thousands of dollars has changed hands. Ashton “theASHMAN103” Griffin is off to a blazing start to b

The Nightly Turbo: Phil Ivey Prop Bets, Seven-Deuce on Cereus, and More

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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.