Tom “durrrr” Dwan had a harsh weekend as he lost $667,473. His worst beats came at the hands of jungleman12 and Phil Ivey. These players beat him for $614K and $247K, respectively. Players like TheASHMAN103 and Jungleman12, on the other hand, had great weekends netting $770,780 and $198,220, respectively. Last week’s four largest pots were played at Full Tilt Poker’s $200/$400 and $500/$1000 Pot-Limit Omaha tables.
Last week’s largest hand was played at $500/$1000 Pot-Limit Omaha between durrr and theASHMAN103 with effective stacks at $187,986.50. Durrrr raised to $3,000 on the button, theASHMAN103 three-bet to $9,000 with KdKhTc8h, and durrrr called with position. The Qd9h7h flop couldn’t have hit theASHMAN103 any harder giving him an overpair, a king-high flush draw, and an open-ended straight draw. TheASHMAN103 continuation bet $16,000 into the $18,000 pot and durrrr called. The 6d on the turn gave theASHMAN103 a straight which prompted a $43,000 bet into the $50,000 pot which durrrr also called. The Jh river completed theASHMAN103’s flush draw. He bet pot ($136K) which put durrrr’s entire $119,986.50 stack into the pot. Durrrr called, saw theASHMAN103’s monster hand, and mucked his card. theASHMAN103 added the $375,972.50 pot to his stack.
Durrrr and Patrik Antonius were at it again in last week’s second-largest poker pot. At a $200/$400 Pot-Limit Omaha table with effective stacks at $183,583, Antonius raised on the button to $1,200 with Qs8s7h3d and durrrr three-bet to $3,600 with KsKcTh2c. Anotnius called and both players saw the Kd3s2s flop. This flop was huge for durrrr giving him a set of kings while Antonius hit a pair of threes and a queen-high flush draw. Durr check-raised Antonius’ $6,000 continuation bet to $19,800. Antonius called and hit a disastrous two-pair on the Qc turn. Durrrr check-raise again and this time got both stacks into the pot. The Tc river missed Antonius and Dwan was awarded the $367,166 pot.
Antonius and durrrr were also part of last week’s third-largest pot during the same session with effective stacks at $158,144.50. In position, Antonius raised his As6d5d3c to $1,200, was three-bet to $3,600 by durrrr’s KsQdJhTs, four-bet to $6,000, then called durrrr’s $18,000 five-bet. The Jd5c2d flop gave Antonius a gut-shot straight draw and a flush draw while giving durrrr a pair of jacks. Durrrr check-called Antonius’ $36,000 pot-sized flop continuation bet. Durrrr chose to lead-shove the 7s turn and Antonius called with his draw. Antonius missed his flush and straight draws on the river but hit a 6c to give him two-pair. The $317,089 pot was his.
The last pot The High Stake’s Rail will look at this week was between Phil Ivey and durrrr at a $500/$1000 Pot-Limit Omaha table with effective stacks at $144,978. On the button, durrrr raised to $3,000 with AdAhJs6s and Ivey called with JdJh6h3c. The Jc4h3s gave Ivey a set of jacks while durrrr had a dangerous overpair of aces. Ivey donked $5,000 into the $6,000 pot and durrrr raised to $17,000. After a few more raises, both stacks were in the pot and the hands were flipped over. The Kd turn and 5d river missed Dwan and Ivey was $295,955.50 richer.