Phil Ivey, the WSOP 2009, Tom Durrrr Dwan, PokerStars and Full Tilt

An exciting week has gone by us and surely one that will go in history as November 9 is in the past, the WSOP 2009 has announced its $8.5 million 21 year old winner Joseph Cada, Full Tilt has signed up Tom “Durrrr” Dwan and the leading poker room of the world PokerStars is going all in with a boosted Sunday tournament rising up the figure to $2,500,000 competing shoulder by shoulder to the Full Tilt FTOPS which is surprisingly giving away the exact same figure this evening.

Review of the Week

    • The 2009 WSOP was one of the most exciting, the poker community has experienced in a number of years with Phil Ivey of Full Tilt Poker missing out on a bracelet from a hit coming from a 21 year old Pokerstars Pro. Even more this past week has seen talk of the town “Durrrr” take some serious beating accumulating to a total of a $3 million dollars of a loss from Isildur1 and at the same time announcing to start a Durrr Blog which will be tossing away strategy skills. The reasons behind his decision are a mystery.


    • In addition this week the son of Barry Greeenstein has striked the six digit number in Twitter followers; Joe Sebog which is primarily involved with is the son of the popular “Robin Hood of Poker”. Sebog which is spokesperson for UB is proving to be a popular and well accepted player and representative for the popular poker room endorsed by Phil Helmuth and Annie Duke.


  • Coming back to Annie Duke, the Ultimate Bet poker ace Annie Duke sister of Howard Lederer of Full Tilt, will be hosting an exclusive presentation on how to use poker skills in everyday life. The “Use Poker Skills for Life” presentation will take part in parallel with the Annie Duke Celebrity Poker Night which benefits the Decision Education Foundation. Both events will take place on Nov. 19 at the Commerce Casino in L.A. The free presentation will start at 6:30 p.m. and guest entry is on a first come, first serve basis, for up to 80 attendees.

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