Sam Trickett's best and worst day - assault on July 4th

  • How quickly can you go from a multimillion dollar man to a man on a curb of the street? Very. A shameful thing has happened to Sam Trickett the same day he has won his biggest ever money prize. Six guys met him walking with his girlfriend and beat him up.

  • How quickly can you go from a multimillion dollar man to a man on a curb of the street? Very. A shameful thing has happened to Sam Trickett the same day he has won his biggest ever money prize. Six guys met him walking with his girlfriend and beat him up. Luckily, as all has passed, Sam has suffered no permanent damage but the assault has raised a lot of questions involving such individuals as Tony G claiming that big poker winners need protection as lottery winners do. Sam Trickett's 4 July - $10 million and a beating.

    WSOP Event #55 The Big One For One Drop

    Sam Trickett and Antonio Esfandiari go Heads-up after Einhorn falls in the 3rd. Tricket has just over 41 million chips while Esfandiari's pockets are full with over 100 million chips. About 45 minutes in to the game and Trickett loses the last of his chips. Antonio Esfandiari takes $18 million for the 1st while Trickett gets $10 million for the second. Even though, he did not win the event, Trickett. surely felt great. An occasion like that surely needs celebration.

    The assault

    After the celebration was going to the end and Trickett was walking with his girlfriend six men of Caucasian origin attacked the couple. A lot of speculation is going on about what happened and why but as the poker professional said, it was not a mug. Six men just came up to them and started beating. Trickett's tweet said: 'Was having a great day until 6 guys did this to me. Seriously WTF? Couldn't be more angry #cowards'.

    Trickett has not confirmed whether he did contact the police . As soon as we get any more news about this incident, we will definitely pass it on to you.