Tom Dwan could be the Latest Full Tilt Player

Along with the Lock Ness Monster and Bigfoot, the fact that Tom “Durrrr” Dwan is still unsigned by any poker rooms has to be among the greatest mysteries in the world.  Dwan is not only an accomplished live tournament player, but he is arguably the best high stakes online cash player in the world.  And [...]

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What Phil Ivey does for the Final Table

In most games/sports, people don’t root for the best players or teams unless they’re on the bandwagon or have been long-time fans.  That’s why it was so interesting to me how many people were pulling for Phil Ivey as he made his march towards the final table in the WSOP Main Event.  Eventually, Ivey would guarantee [...]

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Sign of Change - Phil Hellmuth changes Game Up

Few would argue that Phil Hellmuth is the greatest World Series of Poker player of all time.  Not only does Hellmuth hold the record for the most gold bracelets ever won at 11, but he also set this record at a time when poker was a growing game; as opposed to Doyle Brunson who won [...]

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Disecting a Huge Poker Cash

There’s a reason why people want to become pro poker players and are willing to risk tons of money and hours to fulfill this dream.  And that reason is the glamorous lifestyle that poker players are depicted as having by the media. 
We constantly see poker players toting stack of money, and hanging out in luxurious [...]

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Where will the durrrr Challenge leave him?

I thought the terms of the challenge that Tom “durrrr” Dwan made several months ago to the poker world was a little crazy when it was first announced.  Dwan was basically spotting whoever agreed to play him in heads-up action a 3-1 handicap since durrrr would only get $500k if he won while his opponent would earn $1.5 million for defeating him. 
I [...]

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