Tony G Poker
(born Antanas Guoga Aka Tony G, on December 17th, 1973 in Kaunas, Lithuania)
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Before emigrating to Melbourne, Australia aged 11, Tony was a Rubiks Cube Champion.
took up Poker aged 18 and since then he has aqquired a reputation for
having a rather outlandish table manner and aggressive play. Despite
this, many poker professionals and dealers have pointed out that away
from the table, Tony is quite a likeable chap and has an easy going
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He had a fifth place finish in the World Poker Tour Grand Prix de Paris 2003, where Howard Lederer refused to shake his hand due to the arrogant nature of his play.
In June 2003, he won back-to-back tournaments in Russia, winning nearly $20,000.
finished in the money twice at the 2004 World Series of Poker in
Seven-card stud and Pot Limit Texas hold 'em tournaments and three
months later earned his then biggest tournament money finish in the WPT
Grand Prix de Paris 2004 where his second place finish to England's
Surinder Sunar earned him $414,478.
August 7, 2005 he won the $5,000 No Limit Hold'em Main Event of the
European Poker Championships, earning £ 260,000 ($456,822.)
2006 he won the WPT Bad Boys of Poker II event beating Mike Matusow. He
wore a kimono throughout the event to promote poker in Japan. Also in
2006 he finished second while representing Australia in the inaugural
Intercontinental Poker Championship, taking down $150,000.
On 17 November , TOny G won the Betfair
Asian Poker Tour event held in Singapore, walking away with $451,700
half of which he indicated he will give to Asian and Australian
charities to be nominated by Betfair.
In 2007, he appeared on the NBC television program Poker After Dark, coming in third place behind winner Phil Ivey.
Guoga is also the principal owner of a network of high traffic poker
information sites, including Pokernews.com, Pokeraffiliateworld.com and