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Tom Dwan Wins $2 Million This Past Week

Cash Game Pro Finally Puts Together Big Upswing On Full Tilt


Tom Dwan, who is rumored to be a frequent combatant in the high-stakes cash games in Macau, up until recently hadn’t done much on Full Tilt Poker since it returned this past fall. However, the past seven days have been huge for the New Jersey native, as he’s currently up more than $2 million on the software during the period, according to data from HighstakesDB.

Dwan has been battling with the likes of Ben Tollerene, Phil Ivey, Phil Galfond, Ben Sulsky and Hac Dang at a mixture of high-stakes games.

Dwan had been on an online downswing for quite some time prior to the recent surge. He’s up more than $3 million lifetime on the Full Tilt software, according to HighstakesDB.

The 26-year-old made a return trip to the United States last month to participate in the NBC National Heads-Up Poker Championship. He cashed for $25,000.

While Dwan is by far the biggest winner over the past seven days, Sulsky and Ivey have each dropped seven-figure sums. Ivey had an interesting — and massive — hand at no-limit deuce-to-seven triple draw during the stretch.

Returning to the Full Tilt scene was Ilari Sahamies, perhaps known better by “Ziigmund”. Sahamies had a poor week on Full Tilt, dropping $200,000, but he won on PokerStars.