Patrik Jaros likes to play computer games – mainly World of Warcraft. "I'm not that good at sports," he said. But he's very solid at poker.
Jaros played the game for fun with friends in high school. When he turned 18, he started to look for live action. Jaros initially considered poker only as a part-time source of income. But after a year, he quit his regular job to focus fully on poker.
Although mainly a cash game player, Jaros has racked up more than $220,000 in tournament cashes. Gradually moving from smaller to higher stakes, Jaros has improved his career-best score several times this year.
He will do that again here in Barcelona, turning his second-ever EPT Main Event appearance into at least a six-figure score. He can become the Czech Republic's second EPT winner, following Jan Skampa's win at EPT Prague 2009.
Patrick Jaros' Main Event run