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durrrr Challenge: Dwan Back on the Grind
Tom “durrrr” Dwan is looking like his old self again after beating Ilarie "Ziigmund" Sahamies, Cole South, and Isildur1 out of almost $900k before losing $67,000 to Patrik Antonius in the durrrr Challenge last night.
Dwan’s night began at $200/$400 Pot-Limit Omaha where he sat heads-up with Sahamies and South. In the end, South took the worst of it, losing $304k over 230 hands, while Sahamies lost $144k in his shorter 77 hand session.
From there, Dwan moved on to play $300/$600 No-Limit Hold’em against his arch rival Isildur1. Isildur1 continued his bankroll slide, losing $360k in just over 250 hands.
The two rivals jumped up limits to $500/$1,000 for 70 hands with Dwan losing $94k before moving on.
The newly minted Team Full Tilt Pro's next three sessions were all extremely short. First he lost $21k in 33 hands of $300/$600 NLHE Versus 458854, then he lost $27k back to Sahamies across 55 hands of $500/$1,000 PLO.
Finally, Dwan made $228k from Sahamies over 50 hands of $300/$600 PLO.
At this point, up nearly $900k, Dwan sat with Antonius for the latest session of the durrrr Challenge.
The session lasted 588 hands, bringing the players up to 27,773 hands played - 56% of the 50,000 hand goal.
After the two-hour session, Dwan had lost just under $68k, dropping his lead in the challenge to $711,556.
The largest pot of the challenge, coming in at $155k, went to Dwan after he went runner-runner for the queen-high straight.
With another $150k won from playing 7-Game, Dwan ended his night up around $979k, moving him down to second place behind Gus Hansen on the list of the year’s biggest losers.
At this point, Dwan’s total losses sit at $4.7 million.
durrrr Challenge by the numbers:
- 223,611,528: Total amount wagered
- 8,547,042: Amount won by Joe Cada at the 2009 WSOP
- 711,556: Amount durrrr is ahead
- 155,200: Biggest pot of the session
- 27,773: Hands played overall
- 56: Percentage of challenge completed
- 88: Hours played in the challenge
- 6: Number of players invited to the first WSOP in 1970
Below are three of the largest pots from last night’s action, to see more hands, head to MarketPulse.
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