Tom “Durrr” Dwan newest member of Team Full Tilt

by , Nov 8, 2009 | 5:57 pm

In a press release dated for Monday, Full Tilt Poker announces the signing of their youngest member to Team Full Tilt, Tom “Durrr” Dwan. Chances of an awkward press conference like the one held for Patrik Antonius?

From the press release:

Full Tilt Poker Signs Tom “durrrr” Dwan to Team Full Tilt

DUBLIN, November 9 /PRNewswire/ —

– Online Sensation is the Newest Addition to Poker’s Most Elite Group of Pros

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

3 Comments to “Tom “Durrr” Dwan newest member of Team Full Tilt”

  1. DanM

    Unconfirmed but from a highly reliable source says he turned down an bigger-than-you-can-even-imagine offer from another site.

  2. Kevin Mathers

    Another US-friendly site?

  3. DanM

    my source wouldn’t tell me who — who knows, we may be reading about it later on wicked chops — but my guess is either PokerStars … or perhaps even more likely, considering the implied deal size, Ultimate Bet.