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Antonius added to the PartyPoker Premier League Lineup

Tags: andrew frankenberger, luke schwartz, party poker premier league, patrik antonius, sorel mizzi, tony g.
Posted on 17 February 2012 by "T".

Yesterday PartyPoker announced that the Finnish poker pro Patrik Antonius will join Tony G, Luke "FullFlush" Schwartz, Vanessa Selbst, Sam Trickett, and other players for the $125k buy-in PartyPoker Premier League Poker V Main Event in Vienna between April 4th and 10th.

The event will be a part of the World Poker Tour Vienna festivities and the winner will be awarded with entry to the $25,000 WPT World championship at Bellagio, in addition to the leagues first prize.

The reigning Premier League Champion Andrew Frankenberger will take part this year as well and try to defend his title. Last November, he defeated Andrew Feldman, Sorel Mizzi and other notables to win the Premier League Mixed Games Championship for $100,000. Previous winners of the Premier League are David Benyamine, Andy Black, JC Tran and Juha Helppi.


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8 comments on "Antonius added to the PartyPoker Premier League Lineup"

 Fakiry17/02/2012 13:11:02 GMT
This league’s first prize should be a dream, with a $125k buy-in, although they aren’t many, it must be enough to animate the race for the first place in years biggest winnings ranking. Also yesterday I received a letter from Partypoker, but it wasn’t an invitation for this event. They still want me playing other levels, he he! Mobsters can now find me during weekends at Partypoker also, I will give it another try to see if I can put my PP account with some profit, hope I do!
 pochui17/02/2012 16:31:59 GMT
ah well he probably is sponsored to play anyway, too big of a name to ask to put the buy in from his own account i think, overall lineup for the tournament looks pretty impressive, but hey it's poker so we can expect anything i guess, one thing i would put a bet on is antonius not winning the tournament
 GIOMi617/02/2012 19:23:55 GMT
That is great news for televised poker and good for Antonius himself for promoting himself on the television, great marketing strategy.
 Macubaas17/02/2012 19:40:44 GMT
This means that soon Patrik Antonius will become a party poker pro player or what??

From what i understand this is a single event and i agree that probably pp paid PA's entry fee.
 ivanica17/02/2012 21:43:44 GMT
Posted by Macubaas:
This means that soon Patrik Antonius will become a party poker pro player or what??

I don't think so...
 kwasac18/02/2012 15:33:50 GMT
gl champ
 Macubaas18/02/2012 19:47:45 GMT
I hope not, i mean PA was not direct involved in the full tilt poker deal but he definately had some inside info, after the site was shut down he recognized in an interview that the only had 100 dollars left in his ftp account.

Still, this event should be interesting to watch considering the great line-up.
 zoran98618/02/2012 20:02:12 GMT
Patrik Antonious is great player and Party Poker have to be proud to have such a proo in the team.

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