Patrik Antonius is a talented professional poker player. He is popularly known as PA, Black Lotus, and The Finn. His country of birth is in Finland. He is a retired a tennis player and a coach. Patrik has worked as a fashion model. Marcel Carlo is the guy that mentored Patrik to work as a poker. He has been able to emerge as a winner of several online pokers.
He was able to set an online poker history when he beat his rival, Viktor Blom and went ahead to win $1,356,946. His participation in various online pokers has also come with losses. Here is a quick summary of Patrik Antonius’ net worth in 2018, career and earnings.
Patrik was born in the year 1980 on 13th December. His place of birth was in Helsinki in Finland. He spent a better part of his childhood in Vantaa. He did challenge his friends to poker. Patrik was a talented tennis player. When he was 14 years old, he continued to participate in porkers with buddies at a tennis engagement. He would be able to win very few dollars. This made him feel better and gave him hope for a better tomorrow in the poker world.
Together with his friends, they continued to play games that were ruled by their structured regulations. With time, his skills in poker grew and its what he did the better part of the day. A friend of Patrik, at one moment, came with regulations and they later adopted and started to apply them.
Patrik did compete in the competition that got to be in Helsinki. His skills saw him emerge victorious in the event. He had placed $25 which went on to increase to $260. This encouraged him to continue playing poker. He gave playing tennis less concentration and focused his attention on poker. It was not all rosy for Patrik in the poker. Most of the times are the times that he would have not even a single cent. This is because he was not working. Hence he was not generating any money as he had no formal job.
When he reached twenty years, he was able to win most of the poker. This went on for some time, and he became financially stable. Playing poker started in his early teen years. However, he went professional in the year 2005. Patrik has been able to reach near final table appearance on the ‘World Poker Tour.’
His skills have seen him being able to finish in position three at the ‘European Poker Tour Event.’ This tournament was in September. He has also participated in the ‘WPT Five- Diamond World Poker Classic’ in the same year. In this competition, he was able to finish in position two.
His star in poker continued to rise, and he has been able to make multiple final tables in the poker competitions. In the year 2011, he was able to finish position nine at the event ‘WSOP Europe Main Event.’ He has been able to win $250,000 to his bank account after he was able to finish as runner-up in a tournament ‘Aussie Millions’. He emerged position three in the Aussie Millions Main Event. He has been able to win various competitions and currently, he holds position two in winning various online poker games.
Awards and Achievements
Patrik has been able to make it a sector that is feared by many. His resilience is what that has seen his net worth grow.
Net worth of Patrik Antonius
Patrik has a net worth of over $20 million. This wealth has come from various poker events that he has been able to participate. Patrik does lose a substantial amount of income to online games.
Patrik passion for the game has seen him become one of the best in the sector. His love for Poker has seen him give it all he has to leave a legacy.