A further brief 165 hand clash in the 50 000 hand, million dollar Tom ‘durrr' Dwan marathon online poker challenge has seen Patrik Antonius maintain his lead for the second consecutive session, $80 544 ahead of the formidable Dwan.
Thus far in the challenge the duo has wagered an incredible $71 332 043 in a total of 12 114 hands over 38 hours, according to detailed statistics being independently maintained by MarketPulse.
Biggest pot in the latest session was $139 496, which Antonius won.
It was a good night for the fighting Finn, who also picked up an additional $500 000 in separate online matches against fellow Finns Ilari ‘Ziigmund' Sahamies and Sami ‘LarzLuzak' Kelopuro to bring his personal dollar harvest for 2009 to date to over $4 million.