High Stakes Poker: Tom Dwan Not Faring Well in Durrrr Challenge II

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C Costigan
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Durrrr Challenge II


Let’s hope the so-called Durrrr Challenge II is more exciting than the first stage of this high-stakes poker borefest.  So far, it very well might be.

Tom “Durrrr” Dwan, who started the challenge, has lost $$692,400 thus far in the head-to-head challenge against rival Daniel “jungleman12” Cates.

Dwan is up in his original challenge verses Patrik Antonius.

In the most recent 958-hand, 90-minute session, Durrrr dropped $172,954.

To date, Cates current winnings exceed $2.2 million.

Cates move into the would of high stakes poker was an aggressive one. In At the start of 2008 he started off playing with blinds of $.25/$.50 No Limit Hold’em then, by year’s end, shifted from micro stakes to high stakes, playing blinds of $25/$50.


Patrick Flanagan, Gambling911.com