Thursday October 4, 2018 at 3:50 pm
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Ship it to Steve O'Dwyer. Again. This isn't a rerun. It's real life. The American online exile who lives out of his suitcase wandering the global circuit shipped another big-time event. O'Dwyer binked the partypoker LIVE MILLIONS UK £25,000 Super High Roller for £450,000 or approximately $592K. O'Dwyer outlasted 31 high-ballers en route to his victory at the Dusk Till Dawn Poker & Casino in Nottingham, United Kingdom.


Nottingham is the place to be for poker right now. The folks at Dusk Till Dawn have joined forces with partypoker to present the latest installment of partypoker LIVE MILLIONS... the UK Version! The Main Event is currently underway (the fourth of four opening flights began today) but there were plenty of other funtastic events on the partypoker LIVE MILLIONS UK schedule. What's a big-time fiesta of poker without a high balla affair? The £25,000 buy-in Super High Roller attracted 31 runners. The prize pool was £775K (sans juice). Most of the cheesecake got sliced up to the winner, with £450K set aside to the champion. Not too shabby, eh?

Steve O'Dwyer outlasted 30 other players to win the partypoker LIVE MILLIONS UK £25,000 Super High Roller. O'Dwyer and his super mango cashed for roughly $592K in USD or £450,000 in the local currency.

Guess what? This isn't O'Dwyer's first victory of 2018 and it's definitely not his first noteworthy cash.

O'Dwyer obliterated the EPT Monte Carlo just before the summer began. O'Dwyer binked the €50K High Roller and was the runner-up in the €25K High Roller. The €50K was worth $818K USD and the €25K was worth $330K. Yup, O'Dwyer walked away with over $1.1 million in cashes in Monte Carlo.

O'Dwyer wins in Asia too. shipped $755K for a runner-up finish in the Triton Poker Super High Roller Series in Jeju, South Korea.

O'Dwyer also took down over $500K with two final table appearances at the Triton Poker Super High Roller Series in Montenegro last May.

O'Dwyer kicked off 2018 with a nifty score in the Bahamas during the 2018 PCA. O'Dwyer won a $50K High Roller that was worth $769,500. he beat Byron Kaverman heads-up for the title and outlasted a final table that included Erik Seidel and Benjamin Pollak.

At this point, we should just automatically load the special program that auto-writes an article whenever Steve O'Dwyer wins a poker tournament. It's more like MADLIBS or some other simple form when you fill in the blanks.

Steve O'Dwyer strikes again! O'Dwyer won a tournament in ____ (country) last night. The American pro outlasted a field of ____ runners to win the ____ (buy-in) _____ (super/not) High Roller event at the ____ Casino in lovely _____ (city). O'Dwyer survived a ____ (adjective) final table that included ____ (adjective describing top talent) players. O'Dwyer had his lucky ____ (fruit name) with him at the table. At one crucial point, O'Dwyer ____ (choose one: ate, fondled, gave away to the dealer) his lucky ____ (fruit name), which apparently gave him good luck the rest of the way. Among the notables who went deep and made the final table included _____ (German high roller), _____ (quiet British player), _____ (random reg in hoodie), ______ (American online exile), ______ (random rich guy), and ______ (another German). O'Dwyer took down a score worth ___ (currency) _____ (amount). O'Dwyer now has over _____ (number) millions in career winnings. O'Dwyer should have even more winnings this year, but he missed out on shipping the _____ (event name) in swanky _____ (country) when he settled on being the bridesmaid and a runner-up score worth _____. O'Dwyer also bubbled the final table at _____ (event name) that was eventual won by _____ (German pro).


partypoker LIVE MILLIONS UK Super High Roller

Buy-in: £25,000

Entrants: 31

Prize Pool: £775,000

Payouts: 6


Final Table Results:

1. Steve O'Dwyer (USA) £450,000

2. Fabrizio Gonzalez (Uruguay) £236,750

3. Orpen Kisacikoglu (Turkey) £200,000

4. Christoph Vogelsang (Germany) £140,000

5. Aymon Hata (Germany) £100,000

6. Niall Farrell (U.K.) £60,000

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