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Tag: Tom Dwan

The Nightly Turbo: Dwyte Pilgrim Wins WPT Borgata, WCOOP Results, and More

We're bringing you enough news to get you through the weekend. We've got the scoop on Dwyte Pilgrim's WPT victory, WCOOP results, and more.

2010 WSOPE Event #4, Day 1: High Roller, Huge Turnout

The field for the High Roller Heads-Up exceeded expectations in every way on Tuesday as a star-studded field turned up to play for the bracelet.

2010 WSOPE Event #3, Day 1b: Pantling Emerges On Top

The second starting day of Event #3 at the 2010 WSOP Europe played out on Saturday and PokerNews recaps the action.

The Nightly Turbo: World Series of Poker on ESPN, PokerStars Software Updates, and More

After a day off, the Nightly Turbo is back, bringing you the day's top poker news stories. The World Series of Poker is back on ESPN tonight and we've got a preview of it, PokerStars is releasing software updates, and more.

The Online Railbird Report: Dwan Wins $529k Pot as Hansen Drops $1.1 Million

The nosebleed-stakes action on Full Tilt Poker was as wild as we’ve seen in months this week. Check out how Gus Hansen dropped over a million in one day.

The “durrrr” Challenge: Daniel “jungleman12” Cates Increases Lead to $692,000

Tom “durrrr” Dwan and Daniel “jungleman12” Cates battled again Monday. See how Jungleman12 increased his lead over Dwan to nearly $700,000 in just two sessions.

The “durrrr” Challenge: Dwan Drops Over Half a Million in Opening Session vs. “jungleman12”

Tom “durrrr” Dwan is hardly prolific when it comes to his Twitter feed, but a message he sent out at around Midnight last night drove railbirds around the world to fire up Full Tilt and break out the popcorn. “Gonna start playing...

The Online Railbird Report: Ivey’s Weekend Massacre, Galfond Ups the Volume, and More

Much like Tom “durrrr” Dwan saw his August hot streak come to a screeching halt last week, Phil Ivey experienced the same phenomena this weekend, losing nearly half of his $1.6 million in profits for the month in the space of only three days...

The Ivey Effect

“Michael Jordan is in Paris. That's better than the Pope. It's God in person.'' That was how the front-page story in the France-Soir newspaper began when the Chicago Bulls arrived in Paris, France for the 1997 McDonald’s Championship. You...

The WSOP on ESPN: Cada and Moon Headline Day 1c and 1d

This week’s two-hour block of coverage of the 2010 World Series of Poker featured two of last year’s breakout stars. We all knew Joe Cada would be back to defend his title, but did anyone count on Darvin Moon emerging from the Maryland woods to...

The Online Railbird Report: Ivey Crushes, Hansen Slides, and Dwan Readies for Round Two

As the dog days of summer approach, the action on Full Tilt Poker is heating back up, with fan favorites Phil Ivey, Tom “durrrr” Dwan, and Gus Hansen providing railbirds around the world with plenty of entertainment this week in the...

The “durrrr” Challenge: Dwan Increases Overall Lead to $2 Million

Tom “durrrr” Dwan and Patrik Antonius sat down for another session of the “durrrr” Challenge in the wee hours of Tuesday morning, their second meeting in 48 hours. Although they didn’t play for long, logging only 36 minutes of playing...

The Online Railbird Report: Finns Win, Martonas Returns

The high-stakes cash game action picked up significantly this week, with heavy hitters like Phil Ivey, Patrik Antonius and Tom “durrrr” Dwan logging significant hours at the tables. The pot-limit Omaha games also welcomed a special guest...

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 /...

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