Patrik Antonius

Patrik Antonius one of the many new young guns to arrive on the poker scene is a very competitive man from Finland. He originally aimed to become a professional tennis player but a back injury put an end to those dreams and this left him with a career in mal modeling. He then found poker and used his modeling money to fund his poker games until his skills allowed him to win.

In the summer of 2005, he started wining some serious money, he won the Ladbrokes Scandinavian Poker Championships in Stockholm and the EPT Baden Classic, and he placed third in the EPT main event in Barcelona. At the end of 2005 he made it to his first WPT final table at the Five Diamond World Poker Classic where he placed second and took home over a million dollars. He is admired for his aggressive play, calm manner and sincere intensity at the tables. He is currently building a home in Las Vegas to be at the center of the poker world. Many of the best players in the world are saying that poker hasn’t yet seen the great things that Patrik Antonius can do.