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Steve O’Dwyer –- Smiling In The Face Of Adversity

by Rebecca McAdam |  Published: Jul 01, 2012


“I was broke and penniless on Black Friday. It’s crazy how quickly things can change if you have the right people behind you who help to keep your confidence up,” says a humble Steve O’Dwyer who just cannot speak highly enough of his peers; players he has known through numerous highs and lows… good friends. It’s clear he isn’t the kind of young man to give up easily, but rather than put his recent success all down to self belief and determination, he is grateful for those around him who told him to keep going. “I went on an unimaginably large downswing that began in February 2010 through the end of WSOP post-Black Friday,” he says. When asked what changed after that, he answers “I don’t think much changed. It’s hard to not believe in yourself when you have the people I do behind me telling me to keep doing ...

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