Tom Dwan takes $1m lead in durrrr challenge

Tom Dwan takes $1m lead in durrrr challenge

Tuesday, 2 February 2010

In a post-Isildur1 world, the $200/$400 durrrr challenge with Patrik Antonius seems trivial. Ah, who are we kidding? The two poker geniuses going at it across four tables still gets our heart pounding.

After a decent hiatus while the nosebleed stakes were booming, Tom “durrrr” Dwan and Patrik Antonius resumed play in their challenge. Now, 31,912 hands have been played and durrrr has extended his lead to seven figures, being up $1,077,932.50.

The latest session saw the two newest Team Full Tilt members play 622 hands over a period of 80 minutes, with durrr winning $24,812.50. Before that they had played a brief session and these two were enough to tip Dwan over the million dollar mark.

However, the challenge is far from over. Both Dwan and Antonius have gone on million-dollar rushes, including Antonius earning over $1.2m in just 2,000 hands earlier in 2009.

You can watch the action live as it happens at Full Tilt Poker. Find the Durrrr Challenge tables in the Pot-Limit Omaha lobby.

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