Patrik Antonius Scammed Out of $700k by GTA millionaire

Finnish poker legend Patrik Antonius was scammed out of $700,000 by Grand Theft Auto tech entrepreneur Robert Alexander according to a story by the New York Post this week… with Antonius claiming he is owed eight figures in total from loans he handed out…

By: Andrew Burnett

Alexander’s degenerate lifestyle was the focus of attention recently as he faces embezzlement charges from the Securities and Exchange Commission - $1.3million allegedly taken from his online game company Kizzang for personal use.

Antonius is reported as saying some years ago: “I loaned him $700,000 . . . He never paid me back,” according to the NY Post tale of Alexander’s demise from $30million tech riches to possible prison sentence.

In an interview with Finnish poker site pokerisivut.com earlier this year, Antonius answered: ‘Sad, but the sum is eight,’ when asked: ‘How much are you owed?’

That eight-figure loaned out matches Daniel Negreanu’s recent admission that he is owed a similar sum from those who borrowed from him over the years.

Alexander’s downfall began when the FBI began investigating his Kizzang dealings, after investors became concerned when they weren’t allowed to pull out of backing the sweepstakes-based online-game company.

According to court documents, Alexander blew the allegedly embezzled money, detailing:

  • $404,000 in casinos
  • $579,000 on credit-card bills
  • $25,000 on daughter Elyse’s BMW
  • $28,000 on her education at the Culinary Institute of America.

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