Antonius the new RailHeaven fish?

Patrik Antonius
Extended Hold'em downswing making the fanboys doubt their mancrush.

He's one of the most celebrated high-stakes pros in the world, with a legion of fanboys proclaiming his poker greatness.

Unfortunately for Patrik Antonius, the online Hold'em profit numbers so far in 2008 aren't backing up his reputation, as the Finnish poker superstar continues to dig himself deeper and deeper into the red.

Antonius' total Hold'em losses for the year now sit at $1,710,460, putting him in some ignominious company and fueling a forum thread about his Hold'em "suckiness."

Only three other high-stakes players have racked up over $1 million in Hold'em losses so far this year - elmariachimacho, patatino and lady marmelade - and they all happen to be considered the biggest fish in the game.

No great reversal of fortune showed itself for Antonius last night, as he dropped another $42k to put his Hold'em losses for the month at $763,649 - good for fourth place on the overall losers list.

The biggest pot he lost last night came against Tom "durrrr" Dwan when Dwan turned the flush with his 3 5 and  called Antonius' all-in push.

Watch the big pot in the PL.com Hand Replayer here or see the text version below, as tracked by the PL.com MarketPulse software

Game: 8726940306 TABLE: RailHeaven (six-max) $500/$1,000 No-Limit Hold'em Thu Oct 30 2008 - 3:08am ET

Table Setup

Seat 1 lady marmelade ($97,594)
Seat 2 John Juanda ($107,495)
Seat 3 Patrik Antonius ($221,992.50)
Seat 4 durrrr ($81,900)
Seat 5 OMGClayAiken ($53,997)
Seat 6 Urindanger ($236,983)
Patrik Antonius posts the small blind of $500
durrrr posts the big blind of $1,000
The button is in seat #2

Pre-Flop

OMGClayAiken folds
Urindanger folds
lady marmelade folds
John Juanda folds
Patrik Antonius has 15 seconds left to act
Patrik Antonius raises to $4,000
durrrr calls $3,000

Flop: [K 7 K]

Patrik Antonius has 15 seconds left to act
Patrik Antonius bets $6,000
durrrr has 15 seconds left to act
durrrr calls $6,000

Turn: [K 7 K][9]

Patrik Antonius has 15 seconds left to act
Patrik Antonius checks
durrrr has 15 seconds left to act
durrrr bets $15,700
Patrik Antonius has 15 seconds left to act
Patrik Antonius raises to $115,000
durrrr calls $56,200, and is all-in
Patrik Antonius shows [Q 9]
Durrrr shows [3 5]
Uncalled bet of $43,100 returned to Patrik Antonius

River: [K 7 K 9][A]

Patrik Antonius shows two pair, kings and nines
durrrr shows a flush, king-high
durrrr wins the pot ($163,797) with a flush, king-high

Summary

Total pot $163,800 | Rake $3
Board:  [K 7 K 9 A]
Seat 1 lady marmelade didn't bet (folded)
Seat 2 John Juanda (button) didn't bet (folded)
Seat 3 Patrik Antonius (small blind) showed [Q 9] and lost with two pair, kings and nines
Seat 4 durrrr (big blind) showed [3 5] and won ($163,797) with a flush, king-high
Seat 5 OMGClayAiken didn't bet (folded)
Seat 6 Urindanger didn't bet (folded)

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