Time for news about another eccentric poker player. Prolific Lithuanian poker player Antanas Guoga, better known in the poker world as “Tony G,” has once again made a name for himself.
Despite the fact that this player is mostly known for his antics outside of tournaments and for his friendly and helpful demeanor of teasing his opponents at the table. It’s no surprise considering he donated most of his winnings to charity.
The poker player gave refugees free accommodation at the Tony resort in 2019 when Russia made a full-scale military invasion of Ukraine. Trakai city, Lithuania.
Although Tony became a famous player during the poker boom of the 2000s, he continued to showcase his skills at major live events.
The poker player recently won $10,400 worth of high rollers at the Mediterranean Poker Party Series Offline Championships. The MPP $10,400 High Roller featured 149 entrants vying for their share of the $1,370,800 total prize pool.
Of course, most of the prize money goes to Tony G. After a heads-up match, he won the match, earning him a $257,500 deal. Tony went heads-up with American poker player Alex Peffley for $10,000 less ($247,500).
Top UK live poker player Stephen Chidwick finished fourth in the tournament for a whopping $100,000. Famed Australian high roller Calais Burns was the sixth and final player at the final table. His total payout was $65,000.
A total of 20 players entered the prize pool. The MPP $10,400 High Roller has a minimum prize pool of $20,000.