Riveting poker action is back at its usual location and this is namely King’s Casino located in Rozvadov, the Czech Republic which has seen many a winners and poker tournaments before. The latest one is partypoker MILLIONS Germany €25,000 High Roller which ranted one big winner with a generous prize and the pride to be called a champion. This was accomplished poker player Patrik Antonius who received a total of €425,000 for his great win.
The Finnish poker pro is well-known in the poker industry with his wide variety of interests and fields he succeeds in. Apart from being a poker professional with as much as $7,146,127 from live tournaments and a model, Antonius has been a tennis player and coach in the past. The poker pro from Vantaa, Finland currently lives in Monte Carlo where he has the chance to participate in some of the leading poker tournaments and bring in more earnings to his total live winnings.
Attentive poker enthusiasts could recall that his poker career commenced back in 2003 when he first played at the St. Maarten Open $220 Pot-Limit Omaha and finished fourth. This brought him a paycheck amounting to $3,480 and a flying start to his poker career. Up to this point, his poker winnings are almost always very generous, but the largest amount of money he has bagged from a live poker event so far came back in 2012. At the very beginning of the year, he played at the Aussie Millions Poker Championship and finished second at the A$ 250,000 No Limit Hold’em – $250,000 Challenge.
Accomplished Players at the High Roller Event
The runner-up position came after a heads-up duel against American poker player Phil Ivey and brought Antonius A$1,200,000 as a consolation prize. His most recent poker participation and also his first winning for 2018 happened at this very poker festival hosted by King’s Casino, where he managed to defeat all of his opponents and climb to the throne of the poker event. There were a total of 51 entries in the tournament.
The second place was taken by partypoker Ambassador Joao Simao from Brazil who managed to deserve only €251,250 for his excellent performance. Among the other players willing to lay their hands on the generous prizes of the tournament was also Koray Aldemir, who is a German poker pro with as much as $8,203,476 in live poker earnigns. Unfortunately, he could not make it to the big cash and was eliminated by Simao. Felipe Ramos was also one of the players who could not receive payout regardless of his hopes.
As for the final table, it consisted of seven participants in the tournament who performed significantly better than the rest, and it should be noted that Dominik Nitsche, a leading name in the industry at the moment, made it only to the seventh place, and was the first one to go home bagging €60,000. This was the moment when the rest of the players decided they would speed up the game pace and turn the two-day event into a single-day one. Renato Novak from Germany also proved he is active in the elimination game and he made it to the third position which granted him €175,000.