Rumours of the pair working out an arrangement to play their final hands have been rumbling on for years.
Things were looking up back in 2017 when Jungleman revealed he was in talks with Dwan to play a additional hands of the challenge, after Doug Polk called the challenge the “biggest scam in poker history.” However, the talks didn’t come to anything—at least that has publicly been revealed—with zero hands being played in the past five years.
Dwan is losing to Cates by $1.2 million with 30,665 hands remaining.
If you need to brush up on what the Durrrr Challenge is, you can read more about it here.
Last week on the special edition of the Pokerfuse Podcast, our host Michael Gentile sat down with former Head of Corporate Communications and Global Poker Marketing for PokerStars, Eric Hollreiser, to discuss various topics covering everything from Black Friday to Supernova Elite, PSPC and what’s the future of online poker may look like, and much more!
PokerStars gave away 320 free entries to the $25,000 buy-in PokerStars Players No Limit Hold’em Championship (PSPC) over the course of the previous year via Platinum Passes that after accomodations and spending money were valued at $30,000.