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"Durrrr" joins Team Full Tilt

9 November 2009

DUBLIN, Ireland -- (PRESS RELEASE) -- 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.

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