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Tag: Tom Dwan

The Online Railbird Report: Griffin Bests Hastings and Sahamies; Boukai Overs “DrugsOrMe”

The online report between Tuesday October 12 and Thursday October 14, 2010 featuring the week's biggest winners and losers.

The “durrrr” Challenge: Dwan Snags $32,000 in Swift Session

A recap of the latest session of the "durrrr" Challenge. Dwan and Dan "jungleman12" Cates met for a quickie session last night, Dwan finishing with just short of $32,000 in winnings.

The Nightly Turbo: Jose "Nacho" Barbero Wins EPT High Roller, Bodog Inks Deal With LA Galaxy and More

Happy Tuesday! Tonight's edition of the Nightly Turbo looks at Jose "Nacho" Barbero's EPT high roller victory, the latest edition of the ESPN Inside Deal, a bunch of Bodog news, and PokerNews hostess Gloria Balding on the verge of insanity. In...

The Online Railbird Report: Seven-Figure Days for Dwan and Torbergsen

Million-dollar swings? $400,000 pots? Isildur1? Have we hopped in a Hot Tub Time Machine back to 2009 when these sorts of things were daily occurrences? Call it a mini-Renaissance, call it a post-WSOP-E flurry of action, but this week the...

The “durrrr” Challenge: Short Session, Small Gain for Dwan

“Just started vs jungle... Internet sucks and I don't have too much time tho.” That tweet from Tom “durrrr” Dwan sent high-stakes railbirds scrambling for their laptops Saturday afternoon as he resumed his challenge match with Dan “jungleman

The Online Railbird Report: Antonius Earns a Million, "cadillac1944" Wins Largest Pot of the Year

A look at the high-stakes cash game action on Full Tilt Poker. This week, "cadillac1944" won the largest online pot of 2010 while Patrik Antonius stacked up a million in earnings.

2010 WSOPE Main Event Day 1b: Irish Open Champ James Mitchell Heads the Pack

The starting days are done at the WSOPE Main Event with James Mitchell leading the record-breaking field into Day 2.

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...

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