Patrik Antonius Up $1.92 Million At Full Tilt In 2011May 18, 2011 7:44 am
Top Finnish pro Patrik Antonius is one player managing to turn events to his advantage as he continues to clean up at Full Tilt following the recent exodus of US players from the site.
Currently with $1,917,294 in profits for 2011, Patrik Antonius is now converging on Gus Hansen as this year’s biggest winner, even as Hansen’s profits continue to fall from a one time yearly high of $4.1 million to its current $2,514,382.
In the absence of of players such as Phil Ivey, Tom Dwan and Dan “Jungleman12” Cates from Full Tilt’s virtual felts, Patrik Antonius has been mixing it up with a contingent of pros which include Andreas “Skjervoy” Torbergsen, Rui Cao, Gus Hansen, Ilari “Ziigmund” Sahamies and DrugsOrMe.
In his latest session, Antonius won $193k over just 273 hands playing PLO against Gus Hansen and Canadian pro XWINK. At the $300/$600 stake level, Antonius outplayed both his opponents to win the impressive amount, helped along by a $102k pot where Antonius flopped a straight flush to XWINK’s flopped ace-high flush.
Without a doubt the departure of more well known names from Full Tilt has played into the hands of the 30 year-old pro, who is the only one of the seven biggest cash game winners in Full Tilt’s history who is still able to play on the site.
Patrik Antonius was the biggest winner in April to the tune of $2,320,431 and has thus far earned a staggering $12,597,026 since joining the site in 2007.
Meanwhile, Patrik Antonius is not the only Fin cleaning up at Full Tilt post-Black Friday. Jens “Ingenious89” Kyllonen and FinnishNightmre have also enjoyed some major profits since April 15th.