Patrik Antonius Globetrots His Way to High Roller Success

Visits to the USA, followed by South Korea and now Russia – it could be the plot of a modern political thriller, but for poker players it is the globe-trotting adventures of Patrik Antonius which have caught the imagination of his fans, the Finnish star still battling the worlds best high rollers 15 years into his illustrious career…

By: Andrew Burnett

If the Vegas WSOP wasn’t a huge success tournament-wise, Antonius seemed to be doing just fine in the high-stakes cash games, fellow adventurer Gus Hansen and the legend that is Doyle Brunson among the star-studded opposition in Bobby’s Room at the Bellagio

With the World Series done and dusted, Antonius hot-footed it to the Triton Super High Roller stop in Jeju, South Korea – Asia’s finest waiting for chance to tackle Finland’s best-ever export…

…and although he was unlucky to bust with aces short of the money in the Super High Roller, he was still keen to jump into the $1million buy-in cash game!

A quick visit to Monaco to see his family and reveal his newest plans…



Kayaking day with family #summer #monaco #frenchriviera #kayaking #mediterranean #fun #family

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…was followed by a rejuvenated Antonius running deep in Russia, the Triton Poker-run partypoker LIVE Sochi High Roller proving to be a successful hunting ground for Antonius, his 4th spot behind winner Aymon Hata good for $236,058, a nice payday to keep the bank balance topped up for his cash game efforts.

With Antonius planning to play the EPT in Barcelona later this month, we can expect to see and hear much more from the legendary Finn – in the words of his good friend Gus Hansen, it’s still ‘going to be a great summer’!


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