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Tom Dwan Wins Huge Pot in Macau!

Tags: high stakes, huge pot, macau, tom dwan.
Posted on 11 May 2012 by "T".

There are some insane cash games going on in Macau in China at the moment, with some of the best players in the world! According to a poker news site that follows the action in Macau on daily basis, Tom "durrrr" Dwan took home a pot of almost $4 million dollars during the ongoing Macau Big Game.

The blinds on some tables where "durrrr" has been playing have been as much as $30,000 / $60,000 Hong Kong Dollars, but the enormous pot was played on a table with $10,000 / $20,000 HKD blinds. According to news site in question, Tom Dwan had AT vs A2 on the flop AT2 when the money went in. The pot was almost $30,000,000 HKD, which is about $3,8 million dollars!

 


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24 comments for "Tom Dwan Wins Huge Pot in Macau! "

 noonlion11/05/2012 12:56:38 GMT
Wow.

disgusting really lol

just shows the flagrant wealth some idiots have to lose (not Dwan)
 pokerminde11/05/2012 13:46:04 GMT
Really Huge Dollar

Want to Macau Big Smile
 sadamman11/05/2012 13:49:20 GMT
Ridonkulous
 doomdy11/05/2012 16:13:45 GMT
My first dream is going to Vegas but not far away is the 2nd going too Macau, must be insane there.
 Hiesy12/05/2012 01:38:46 GMT
That´s so crazy the play for 3,8 Millions some people don´t got that money in there whole life and for them that isn´t a real problem Blink
 pochui12/05/2012 15:56:54 GMT
well this is what actually call a huge pot- 4 million dollars in one minute is very profitable minute...to be fair gambling has always been the place where you can easily spend all of your fortune- even bill gates if he was tempted into gabling could easily get rid of his billions...after all process is the same, just a few more zeros at the account differs
 Macubaas12/05/2012 19:35:15 GMT
I think this was the second news of a huge pot that Tom Dwan won in the Macau cash games, i remember a similar news was last year...

Even on Tom's level i think it's pretty risky to involve in such huge pots. Macau is definately an interesting place Big Smile
 comisaru12/05/2012 20:43:08 GMT
Poor Tom Dwan....
 jsantos7513/05/2012 02:04:06 GMT
Dwan this the great playler good jobbbbbbbbbbbb
 shokaku13/05/2012 07:09:26 GMT
Some guys have far to much money at their hands. The games in Macau show where nowadays the real money is made. And this is no longer the western world.
 Fakiry13/05/2012 07:21:37 GMT
Lots of cash, and he wasn't even nuts after seeing the flop, his opponent may have had aces in the hand. There's a lot of crazy action going in Macau, so after, Vegas, this is the right place to be when you want to play high!
 doomdy13/05/2012 07:39:54 GMT
Posted by shokaku:
Some guys have far to much money at their hands. The games in Macau show where nowadays the real money is made. And this is no longer the western world.


Exactly, in fact in Macau its many rich Chinees bussines man, sometimes half fish but with lots money to spend.
Crazy world it is Agree
 bullettooth113/05/2012 14:46:23 GMT
that is truly insane. i would like to know what the preflop action was like. how did the guy with A2 get into the pot in the first place?
anyone got anymore info on this hand?
 wolfydan14/05/2012 04:23:28 GMT
Wow what a sick pot i think i would feel sick to my stomach putting in thasat much money but he thats me and that much be chump change to him lmao maby i will play pots like that after i win the lotto Blink
 RomanArt77714/05/2012 06:01:46 GMT
$3,8 million dollars ... i d be happy with $3,8 dollars Smile
 Fakiry14/05/2012 14:06:13 GMT
Posted by RomanArt777:
$3,8 million dollars ... i d be happy with $3,8 dollars Smile

Never went to look more info about durrr’s beginning of career, but most of them already started a bit higher, I mean, already betting those amounts ($3.8) instead of trying to win them, but we all must agree that it must be much more delightful when one knows he started from the ground and reached top just with his effort.
 marinho15/05/2012 15:28:28 GMT
Tom Dwan is the bas. My favourite player.
 Emmenaar8915/05/2012 18:26:01 GMT
I love Town Dwan. He now and then makes real myrical desisions. That pot of 3,8 million dollars is really a ridiculous amount of money. Shock
 masterherb16/05/2012 06:47:58 GMT
Any chance of a small loan dwan?
 kwasac23/05/2012 16:30:55 GMT
That guy with A2 was probably some businessman with a couple biliards on bank account... xD Cmon, all in with A2?...?
 39andyac23/05/2012 19:12:15 GMT
kwasac, double pair on the flop. I think many players would go all in. first of all to avoid that the other one gets the chance to hit something when the raise isn't enough
 noonlion23/05/2012 19:18:18 GMT
Posted by 39andyac:
kwasac, double pair on the flop. I think many players would go all in. first of all to avoid that the other one gets the chance to hit something when the raise isn't enough


The avergae hand to win a pot is two pair or better.

It's not a good play EVER. The fcat it was against Dwan probably meant they thought they must have the best hand due to his loose play.

Seriously, 3.9m with top/low two pair? Ridiculous - emotions and blood racing will do that I guess - or stupidity.

Dwan could have had a set of tens, aces, even twos perhaps.A 10 isn't exactly unthinkable either lol.
 asrael368024/05/2012 22:29:58 GMT
Mine too, I think he is one of the best players out there on time.

Especially as he plays the hand is phenomenal.


I hope I can do it sometimes to play against him Worship Worship Worship Worship
 rv27/05/2012 09:29:53 GMT
Macau is just insane. I'm no sure, but I think they have about 3 times more revenue than vegas.
Cash cow for pro gamblers. Why it'snot televised yet?

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