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DUBLIN, Nov. 9 /CNW/ - Full Tilt Poker has announced a rare addition to Team Full Tilt, the world's greatest poker professionals, welcoming online phenomenon and high-stakes titan Tom "durrrr" Dwan.
Dwan, best known by his online player handle "durrrr", is one of the most influential and successful players in online poker history. Known for his prolific play in high-stakes games at Full Tilt Poker, he has proven himself to be an unstoppable force any time he sits down at a table.
In addition to dominating the action at the high-stakes tables online, Dwan is a flourishing star on the live poker scene. He has made more than $1.1 million playing live tournaments, including three World Series of Poker cashes and one World Poker Tour final table.
Dwan is also a staple of poker television shows. He has appeared numerous times on Poker After Dark, High Stakes Poker and Full Tilt Poker's Million Dollar Cash Game, where he recently won a pot worth more than $1.1 million - the largest in televised poker history.
Along with playing on the virtual tables at Full Tilt Poker, Dwan will be lending his knowledge to the Full Tilt Poker Academy, where players can learn from the world's best pros for free, and blogging about his experience as a member of Team Full Tilt.
"Team Full Tilt doesn't take adding a team member lightly," said Team Full Tilt member, Howard Lederer. "But, Tom Dwan has proven, through skill and dynamic play, that he will be a force to be reckoned with for many years to come. We are proud to count Tom as one of our own."
At 23 years old, Dwan is Team Full Tilt's youngest member. He joins a group of the most successful poker professionals in the world: Phil Ivey, Chris Ferguson, Howard Lederer, John Juanda, Jennifer Harman, Phil Gordon, Erick Lindgren, Erik Seidel, Andy Bloch, Mike Matusow, Gus Hansen, Allen Cunningham and Patrik Antonius. Team Full Tilt has collected a staggering 37 World Series of Poker bracelets between them, dominating the poker world.
To learn more about Tom "durrrr" Dwan, Team Full Tilt and all of the Full Tilt Poker pros, visit http://www.fulltiltpoker.com.
About Full Tilt Poker
Full Tilt Poker(TM) is the host of a worldwide virtual poker cardroom service. It is not in the business of betting or wagering and does not participate in the games as a player. It merely provides a service to those who wish to test their skills against others for fun, prizes or money. It is duly regulated and licensed by the Kahnawake Gaming Commission and in the United Kingdom by the Alderney Gambling Control Commission. With innovative graphics, superior customer service and a safe, secure interface, the software is geared to enhance and personalize the online poker experience. Although virtual poker is legal where the games are hosted and played, it may not be legal where individual players are located. Players at all skill levels may download the software at http://www.fulltiltpoker.com but it is their responsibility to determine if participating in the games is permitted under the laws of the jurisdiction where they are located.
SOURCE Full Tilt Poker
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