Every news about this player causes a storm of discussions in the poker community. Tom Dwan is a very contradictory personality, perhaps the rumors of his slavery and the debts of the Chinese mafia are greatly exaggerated, but there is some truth in this. Legendary in the old days, an online player, very rarely appears in public, but when this happens, his sudden appearance causes a furore. And now, the news that Tom Dwan took second place in the superhighroller tournament has eclipsed the news that Nikita Bodiakovski won the same tournament.
Surprisingly, Tom Dwan has not cashed in a live tournament since February, 2014. His unsuccessful series interrupted in the Babylon Casino (Macau), where he participated in the tournament Macau Billionaire Poker 2017 with a buy-in of HK $ 500,000 (about $ 64,4k) and took second place in it.
This tournament brought together a total of 12 players, most likely due to the fact that he crossed the aisle this time Pokerstars Championship Panama. In addition to Tom Dwan in superhighroller attended Philip Gryussem and Nikita Bodyakovsky. Due to the small number of participants in the tournament were only 2 prizes. In hedzape Tom Dwan had to confront Nikita Bodyakovskiy. At one point he was even able to gain an advantage in chips, but eventually defeated belarusian, and Tom is located on the second place. Thus Nikita Bodyakovsky received 420,000 dollars for the victory in the tournament, and the payment of Tom Dwan won 275 thousand dollars.
Recall that Dwan remained unfinished “Durrrr Challenge” Dan “Jungleman12” Cates, Dwan for that promised $ 1 million to those who beat him in hedzape. On this occasion, Daniel Cates publicly expressed dissatisfaction with the fact that their fight has not ended.