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Patrik Antonius

Patrik Uses Online Aliases: i_knockout_u & luigi66369

Patrik AntoniusWho is Patrik Antonious?

Patrik Antonious is one of the biggest up-and-coming names in the poker world.  Patrick was born in Finland in 1980 and grew up 50 minutes outside of Helsinki in a town called Vantaa.  At the age of 12, Patrik began playing poker with friends from his town.  When Patrick turned 18, he played in his first casino tournament.  The game was No Limit Texas Holdem, with a 25$ buy-in.  Patrik turned his $25 buy-in into $260.  This really motivated him to play more poker even though he was an aspiring tennis player at this point of his life.  After sparking his interest, Antonius started playing a lot more poker. 

In 2005, Patrik's career as a poker player began to take shape as he placed second in the Bellagio 5-Star Poker Classic.  Since this time, Patrick has won several 100K+ poker events.  In total, Patrick Antonius has won over 2 million dollars from playing poker.

His Poker Style

Patrik Antonius is known for being a very aggressive player at the poker tables.  Patrik is completely self taught, though he has been known to get some help now from time to time.  Patrick has teamed up with Marcel Luske's Circle of Outlaws.  The Circle of Outlaws consist of several big name poker players that are known as being some of the most dangerous poker players to come against at the tables.

Patrik Antonius Future?

Expect to see a lot more of Patrik in the future.  He is currently well sought after by the media and is receiving a lot of coverage from some of the biggest poker sites on the internet.  Patrik can also be seen in Marcel Luske's DVD Poker: My Way.

Where Can I Play Antonious?

Patrick Antonius is becoming well known as one of Online Poker's best heads up players.  He is known to use the following nicknames: I_Knockout_U, TryHarderFish, Allthewomen, -ANTONIUS- and recently under "luigi66369" on Full Tilt Poker.

Patrick Antonius - Luigi66369 on Full Tilt
In this picture, Patrik Antonius (Luigi66369) plays against David Benyamine (magicpitch1) and two other high rollers over on Full Tilt Poker

Patrik Antonious Major Tournament Winnings

EVENT PLACE
PRIZE
DATE
$50,000 H.O.R.S.E. 37th World Series of Poker (WSOP) 2006, Las Vegas 9th $205,920 Jul 12, 2006
$25,000 WPT Championship - No Limit Hold'em
Fourth Annual Five-Star World Poker Classic
17th $117,165 Apr 18, 2006
WPT $15,000 Main Event - No Limit Hold'em
Fourth Annual Five Diamond World Poker Classic
2nd $1,046,470 Dec 12, 2005
€4,000 EPT - No Limit Hold'em Poker EM/EPT
Baden Classic, Baden
1st $343,366 Oct 04, 2005
€ 4,000 EPT Main Event - No Limit Hold'em
Barcelona Open 2005, Barcelona
3rd $145,068 Sep 16, 2005

Patrik Antonius Video

In this video, Patrik Antonius takes one of poker's all time best players, Doyle Brunson.  This video is from Patrick's second place finish at the 5 Diamond World Poker classic event at the Bellagio in Las Vegas.

 

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