Dwan beats Helmuth in epic heads up battle

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Good afternoon.Dwan was one of the players who could beat Helmuth in this format..I think Helmuth shouldn´t have played those aces in that way.Just limping against Dwan was an egregious mistake.That was a great opportunity to double- up.Great victory by Dwan, anyway.I hope there will be a rematch.
 
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Good afternoon.Dwan was one of the players who could beat Helmuth in this format..I think Helmuth shouldn´t have played those aces in that way.Just limping against Dwan was an egregious mistake.That was a great opportunity to double- up.Great victory by Dwan, anyway. I hope there will be a rematch.

As far as I am aware Helmuth still has not given any indication he would like a rematch with Dwan. I do not think anyone would be surprised by him walking away from the series. Helmuth had a good public run against Esfandiari and Negreanu...he wants to keep any credibility that gave him intact.

The other issue is I believe Dwan has a stronger poker mind than Esfandiari and Negreanu, so the worry for Helmuth might be Dwan would come even stronger in a second round.

I could see Helmuth engage in anther duel but not against a strong top tier contemporary player. For instance I could see him playing someone such as Mike Matusow. They are both poker celebrities and the game would draw viewers.
 
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Ah interesting, I'll have to check some highlights from their matchup.
 
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Did not hear about Dwan for a long time to be honest, glad he is still in top. Like both of them and really want to watch their heads up.
 
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That's an awesome line up, im definitely going to be looking for highlights. Thanks for the heads up!!
 
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What?!

What was Phil's record, on this "circuit"?
 
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Would absolutely love to see a rematch! I was so happy to see Phil put it in the eye of his detractors and go on a ridiculous winning streak. He is such a fun and talented player to watch.
I felt like Phil was more rattled in this match up with Tom than any other. At one point he said something like, "If I can't read you, you are going to win". I thought that was a bad sign for Phil. He is so good at saying things and then having them materialize, that he shouldn't be uttering negative comments. Positivity Phil, remember? LOL
 
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Dwan is so insanely creative with just unreal timing for bluffs and seemingly really lucky when caught with his hand in the cookie jar. Just so difficult to play against, even for the legend himself, when Dwan is on his game.
 
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are somewhere the strongest hands of this battle available in video format ? :)
 
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If you want to catch a wee bit of the battle, PokerGo gave those who are not subscribers, an hour and a bit of Phil H and Tom.

 
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Dwan will come on top if the duo played large number of hands. But its always fun when he wins by sucking out. :)
 
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PokerGo just released a 20 minute high light reel of the duel.

 
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Did not hear about Dwan for a long time too, it is nice that he is still in a good shape
 
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Cool. It is always nice to see how the top pros are playing and we all play heads-up; even the MTT reg plays HU in isolation pots or being the last two players in a tournament :D
 
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Dwan simply a genius the aggressiveness in person playing excellent poker
 
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If memory serves, a few years ago, Polk challenged Dwan to heads up for $5 million. I wonder if he'd still be willing to offer that challenge.
 
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No he doesn't want that he took that money and ran with it ha
 
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I've only seen highlights of the Tom Dwan vs Phil Hellmuth duel. The last hand with pocket aces was played interestingly. But still the trap did not work. So do not be surprised when in Cardschat freerolls you lose to an opponent with a hand like 93. Tom Dwan beat aces with such hands.:shot:
 
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yes , i saw this , very interesting and a lot of luck for dawn
 
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