Tag: Tom Dwan

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.

Video Vault: Tom "Durrrr" Dwan

A look at some of our Tom Dwan videos.

The Online Railbird: Ashton Griffin Top Dog with $111,723 During Midweek Action

Ashton “theASHMAN103” Griffin emerges as the midweek's biggest winner while Phil Ivey hit the limit tables.

The "durrrr Challenge": Dwan Gets Back Another $63,000

Tom "durrrr" Dwan and Daniel "jungleman12" Cates resumed the "durrrr Challenge" on Thursday afternoon. Find out who's in the lead in this recap.

The "durrrr Challenge": Short Session in the Early Hours of Wednesday Morning

Tom "durrrr" Dwan and Daniel "jungleman12" Cates resumed the "durrrr Challenge" in the early hours of Wednesday morning.

Online Railbird: More "durrrrr" Challenge Action and Isildur1 Makes PokerStars Debut

Highlights from the gaming industry including revenue stories about casinos, casino lawsuits, stock news about casinos or online poker sites, and mergers.

The "durrrr" Challenge: Short Session Goes Cates' Way

Tom "durrrr" Dwan and Daniel "jungleman12" Cates put in a short session of the "durrrr Challenge" on Tuesday.

The Online Railbird Report: The "cadillac1944" Show

A look at the week's high-stakes cash game action on Full Tilt Poker.

Online Railbird: Disaster for Benefield, Hansen Continues to Rise, & Urindanger Wins Big

A look at the weekend's high-stakes cash game action on Full Tilt Poker. David Benefield had a horrible Saturday, Gus Hansen is still climbing, and more.

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