durrrr Challenge goes live in London

Tom Dwan
durrrr: totally fearless.

His first million-dollar online challenge with Patrik Antonius isn't even half over.

But that's not stopping poker wunderkind Tom "durrrr" Dwan from throwing out another one.

This time, however, the action will take place live in London this September and Dwan will face off against four different opponents in a series of $500,000 heads-up matches.

Matchroom Sport, a television distribution company in the U.K. that will produce the shows, announced the new durrrr Challenge today and managing director Eddie Hearn is pretty pleased about it.

"We have been lucky enough over the years to promote the biggest names in many sports and Tom is without doubt the biggest draw in poker right now.

"He is totally fearless and ready to take on any player that is willing to face-off in the Million Dollar match up. This will be the most hotly anticipated match-up in modern day poker."

Added Dwan:

"I am looking forward to sitting down and playing some of the world's best players live in London.

"There looks to be lots of interest in people wanting to play me but they never seem to appear online. It will be interesting to see the response Eddie gets and just who is willing to get it on."

The challenge will see Dwan take on each of the four opponents over 500 hands. Buy-in is $500k and blinds will be $500/$1000.

Each opponent can pick between Pot-Limit Omaha or No-Limit Hold'em, and no one can quit until either the 500 hands are up or the player has busted.

Details on the opponents who have accepted the challenge will be released over the coming weeks.

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