Tom Dwan, better known as durrrr, is one of the best poker players in the world and is sponsored by Full Tilt Poker. He gained fame by winning millions online and his battles in the Durrrr Challenge is being followed by millions worldwide. We caught up with durrrr for a quick interview at the Bellagio in Las Vegas at the recent WPT Championships and asked him about the challenge and what he does to stay fresh for all the poker action he takes on. We also find out what specific event he’s dying to take down at this year’s 2010 World Series of Poker.
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- LOOSE - Playing more hands than the norm. Antonym: TIGHT.
- LEAK - To show one's hole cards (often unknowingly).
- SHORT-STACKED - Playing with a only a small amount of money, thus limiting one's risk and reward.
- SIXTH STREET - The sixth card dealt in 7-card stud.
- POCKET ROCKETS - In Hold'em, a pair of aces for hole cards.
- HIGH-LOW SPLIT - Forms of poker in which the pot is split between the best hand and best lowball hand.