Tom Dwan is a professional poker player from the United States who has achieved considerable success at a very young age. He has been called as “durrr” and is a Full Tilt Poker player. He has appeared in various tournaments like National Heads-Up Poker Championships, Poker After Dark, and High Stakes Poker. He has also been a part of many poker teams in his career. To know more about the net worth of Tom Dawn in 2018, read the following article.
Early Life & Biography
Thomas Dwan Jr. was born in the city of Edison in New Jersey. Not much is known about the family details of this young poker player. However, he was born in July 1986. No details regarding his parents and siblings are known.
Tom was interested in playing poker from his earlier days. After completing his high school, he went to the Boston University. However, his craze to become a professional poker player made him drop out of his college. He became a professional poker player when he was just 17 years old.
As per reports, Tom Dwan is known to be in a relationship with his girlfriend, Erica Marie. Not much is known regarding when the couple started to date and if he has also dated any other women in the past. As per reports, they are engaged, and his fiancée has been given the name of “durrrswife”. She is an ardent fan of tennis, and the couple has visited many countries in the world including Australia.
Career, Awards, & Nomination
At the beginning of his career, Tom Dwan used to play in “sit-and-go” tournaments. However, he later switched to other switch games including “multiplayer level”. As per the popular website, HighStatesDB.com, in 2007, he earned over $300,000. The player has also lost on various occasions but has recovered soon. In 2009, he lost millions to Viktor Blom, Phil Ivey, and Ilari Sahamies. In the following year too, he went on to lose millions in various individual level challenges.
In 2009, Tom threw a million dollar challenge for any online poker player. The challenged began, but the payment has not been completed until now. In addition to this, he has also participated in many live tournaments. At 19, he finished 12th at the main event of Texas Hold’ em. In 2007, he participated in the World Poker Tournament and finished 4th. The following year, he finished second. He cashed thrice at the same event in 2011.
Tom has also participated in the 2017 Macau Billionaire’s Poker. In the tournament, he emerged as the runner-up. He is the record holder for winning the largest pot in a televised game. At the ‘Million Dollar Cash Game’, he went on to win more than $1.1 million. In 2009, he became a member of Team Full Tilt. He remained in the team till 2013. He has also thrown other challenges like Full Tilt Poker Durrr Million Dollar Challenge.
Net Worth & Earnings
Guessing how much will be the net worth of a person who has participated in many poker events? After turning pro, he has participated in many events and went on to amass a net worth of over $13 million. Approximately $3 million of his money is engaged in Durrr Challenge. He has finished ten times in the World Series of Poker twice in the World Poker Tour and once in the European Poker Tour.
Tom Dwan has seen both successes as well as loss in his career. Today he has amassed millions from his poker career. He is one individual who made a fortune out of his passion. He has well utilized his skills and became a popular name in the world of poker.