Tom Dwan is one of the game’s most well-known poker players, thanks in large part to his many years of playing nosebleed cash games for a large audience, both on shows like High Stakes Poker and online, where he became famous as ‘durrrr’. The 35-year-old American poker professional has focused primarily on cash games since his rise to the top of the game in the late 21st century, but despite being involved in the tournament world recently, he has managed to amass over $5 million in winnings per round. Dwan has done many deep contests in the big events, including being a runner-up for a bracelet in 2010, but he has yet to win a live championship title. That changed when he came out victorious in 2022 Triton Madrid Series Omaha event with €25,000 entry limit, a field of 34 entries to win their first prize and first prize of €290,000 ($304,500) American dollar).
“I love playing tournaments. It’s good not to be upset about not winning. I hope to be back here again in a day or two,” said Duane. Triton Staff after winning before preparing to jump into the series’ short main event.
That first straight win came 16 years, 7 months and 3 weeks after Duane earned his first cash in 2005. European Poker Tour in London The main event.
Despite being his first title, this was Duane’s sixth biggest payday to date, with his biggest points coming in at $793,775. American dollar Cash in a £250,000 short buy event at Triton Festival in London again in 2019.
Duane also scored 336 points card player Player of the Year points for winning. This was his third final on the table this year. With a total of 696 points and more than half a million in earnings for the year to date, Dwan now sits within reach of the top 300 points in 2022 POY sponsored race Global Poker.
The second and final day of the event started with eight remaining and only six set to earn money. Jeff Gross and Paul Foix collided with the railroad at first, Foi bursting the bubble. Big One For One Drop Invitational winner Elton Tsang was the first to get out of the money circle, taking it all with AKKJ without a draw. It was up against 10-10-7-5 from Dwan, which improved to ten straight high on the river. Tsang earned $63,000 American dollar as the sixth place.
Philip Lovrich was the next to fall, as his pocket queens ran into pocket kings for three-time bracelet holder Jeremy Osmos. Lovrick couldn’t come back from behind and was eliminated in fifth place ($80,325 American dollar).
Finnish high roller Patrick Antonios finished in the event in fourth place. He’s got his last two sets in the middle with the bottom couple facing a flowing tie with some straight back door odds for Duane. The flush lot came on the turn and Antonius lost the entire house repaint on the river, settling for $102,375 American dollar.
Duane’s move on the final table continued when Tom called on Axel Biddle to use the majority of his two short stacks with As53. Doan was raised with a score of 10 .865. The rest of the chips entered the number 762 flop. 4 In turn he saw Duane make eight spikes to leave Biddle paint dead. He earned $133,350 American dollar after 3 Complete the painting.
Duane advanced by more than 3:1 in chips in a singles match with Osmos, who was already in his final table of No. 14 of the year. He extended the difference even more before the last hand was dealt. Dwan raised to start with Qsy3 Osmos defended their big blind with 9 .543. The flip came down J.83 To give Ausmus a flowing graphic and a lower pair. He moved everything for a pot-size bet and Duane called him the superior diamond draw, the pair of draws with the pitches and triples, and the plus pair for the good scale. 8 On the left turn draw a dead osmos. K . is considered It was just a formality, with Ausmus getting $208,950 black for his second place. He also got 280 POY points. With a total of 3,442 points and over $1.8 million in annual earnings to date, Ausmus is now in second place in 2022 POY arrangement.
Here is a look at the payments and POY Points awarded on the final table:
|place||player||profits (American dollar)||POY points|
|3||Tom Axel Biddle||$133,350||224|
|4||Patrick Antonios||102,375 dollars||168|
|6||Elton Tsang||63,000 dollars||112|
Image credit: Joe Giron/Triton Poker.