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Dwan Run Over by cadillac1944
Tom Dwan played one of his biggest sessions on Full Tilt in months against cadillac1944 last night and got taken for $740k.
The pair played over 1,000 hands of $500/$1,000 PLO with six pots worth more than $300k.
It’s not clear what inspired the action but it’s been quite awhile since there has been that much uninterrupted uncapped $500/$1,000 PLO.
The biggest pot of the day, a $514k monster, was won by cadillac1944 when he managed to hit an ace-high flush against Dwan on a draw-heavy board.
After losing $740k to cadillac1944, Dwan went on to play $100/$200 PLO against Bttech86, where he would lose $218k more.
Add in a few other minor losses and Dwan dropped a total of $1.04 million yesterday.
The huge loss shook up the leaderboard for the top five biggest winners this year. Dan “jungleman12” Cates still leads with $5.1 million, Andreas “skjervoy” Tobergsen is now second with $3.2 million, Phil Ivey is third with $2.97 million and Dwan is all the way down to fourth with $2.96 million.
Meanwhile caddilac1944 had the fortune to jump all the way from -$1.5 million to just -$650k this year.
In other high stakes online news Scott “URnotINdanger2” Palmer continued his strong play with a $330k win, skjervoy won $306k and Bttech86, thanks to Dwan, won $268k.
Arbianight, who’s been trending down lately, lost a total of $525k while David Benefield, who has also been ice cold lately, dropped $220k.
Finally Gus Hansen, who had a fantastic November, didn’t get his December off to a good start with a $195k loss.
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