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Close but no cigar, Tom Dwan edged out of multi-million payday

TAGs: Tom Dwan, WSOP Bracelet

'Watt the fuck'

If the world of poker hadn’t heard of Simon Watt beforehand, they certainly won’t forget him now. Especially not those high rollers like Mike Matusow and Daniel Negreanu who bet seven-figure sums with Tom ‘Durrrr’ Dwan that he couldn’t win his first WSOP bracelet. Dwan got down to the last two, but to the huge relief of the sceptics, Watt pipped him to the post, denying him an estimated $9m in side bets. “Thank you for saving us all millions of dollars,” yelled Matusow afterwards. “They’re gonna put you on the wall in Bobby’s Room.” Read more.

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