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Tag: Tom Dwan

The Nightly Turbo: Tom "durrrr" Dwan Coaching Session, World Poker Tour Vienna, and More

Wish you could get coaching from Tom Dwan? You can - for a price. We'll tell you how, give you a World Poker Tour Vienna update, and more in tonight's Nightly Turbo.

The “durrrr Challenge”: Cates Adds $270,000 to Lead Over Dwan

In the early morning hours of Friday, Tom "durrrr" Dwan and Daniel "jungleman12" Cates squared off in a 780-hand match. Check out a recap of the action and who's ahead in the "durrrr Challenge."

Full Tilt Poker Announces Onyx Cup

Full Tilt Poker has just announced the Onyx Cup, a six-event high-stakes tournament series with buy-ins ranging from $100,000 to $300,000.

The "durrrr Challenge": Blink and You Missed It - Cates Extends Lead After Two Quick Sessions

Tom Dwan and Daniel Cates put in two quick session of the "durrrr" Challenge Monday night. Cates booked a win and extended his overall lead in the Challenge.

2011 NBC National Heads-Up Poker Championship Day 1: Ivey, Negreanu, Hellmuth Out; Brunson, Antonius, and Dwan Move On

Sixty-four of the world's most entertaining players were whittled to 32 on Day 1 of the 2011 National NBC Heads-Up Poker Championship.

The Nightly Turbo: Tom Dwan Wins Big in Macau, Zynga PokerCon Headed to Las Vegas, and More

We're beginning to understand why Tom "durrrr" Dwan spends a lot of time in Macau, and so will you after you find out about a hand he played worth multiple millions of dollars. On top of that, Zynga PokerCon is coming to Vegas, and more.

The Weekly Turbo: PokerStars EPT Grand Final Headed to Spain, Sorel Mizzi and John Racener Drama, and More

The Weekly Turbo is bringing you the week's top poker news stories including where the PokerStars Grand Final will be held this year, the drama between Sorel Mizzi and John Racener, and more.

PokerNews Top Five: Prop Bets

Prop bets are the talk of the table these days, and we count down the Top Five prop bets in recent memory.

PokerNews Debate: Are $250,000 Buy-in Events Good or Bad?

We take a look at the controversy surrounding the recent $250,000 event at the Aussie Millions. Donnie Peters and Rich Ryan discuss why they are good and bad for poker and whether or not they should count in the all-time money list.

The Online Railbird: Hastings vs. Blom, Bleznick Continues to Roll and More

Blom, Bleznick, and Hastings involved in the high-stakes action on Full Tilt Poker and PokerStars during the midweek.

A Photographical Look Back at the Richest Tournament Ever Dealt

Last week, twenty players put up $250,000 apiece to take part in the most expensive tournament in the world, the 2011 Aussie Millions Super High Roller.

Largest Buy-In Poker Tournament in History Slated to Kick Off at Aussie Millions

The 2011 Aussie Millions generated a huge buzz by announcing that they intended to run a $250,000 buy-in event, the first-ever with such a hefty price tag. The list of players able to risk that much money one shot is obviously a very short one...

2011 Aussie Millions Event #9 Day 1b: Rossiter Leads His Flight into Wednesday's Day 2

Day 1b of the 2011 Aussie Millions Main Event kicked off Monday in the Crown Poker Room. Jeff Rossiter leads the field going into Day 2. Read on for updates from the Main Event and the Million Dollar Cash Game.

Poker After Dark: Seed Claims $600k Prize in "$100k SNG" Week

Poker After Dark kicked off its new season with a $100,000 buy-in six-max sit-n-go. Phil Ivey, Tom Dwan, Huck Seed, Erick Lindgren, John Juanda, and Phil Galfond were all vying for the $600,000 winner-take-all prize.

11 Predictions for 2011

PokerNews' own Rich Ryan predicts 11 things for the 2011 poker year.

The "durrrr Challenge": Cates Extends Lead With $319K Winning Session

Tom Dwan and Daniel Cates put in another session of the Durrrr Challenge Monday night. Cates booked a win, and extended his overall lead in the Challenge.

Top Ten Stories of 2010: #5, Isildur1’s Journey to PokerStars

Isildur1 continued to fascinate the poker world in 2010, culminating in a sponsorship deal with PokerStars.

Top Ten Stories of 2010: #6, Dwan Almost Bankrupts Poker's Elite

PokerNews takes a look at another top moment from 2010, the time when Tom Dwan almost bankrupt the entire high-stakes poker community.

Revisiting $100,000 Flips on Poker After Dark

In one of the most memorable scenes in Poker After Dark history, players basically flip coins for $100,000 apiece.

The Twelve Days of Christmas Poker

Sick of singing the same old Christmas carols? Our own Rich Ryan remixed a classic just for the poker world to sing on and off the felt.

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