Poker star missing for a week in Slovenia

A German poker star who played in high-stakes games for hundreds of thousands of euros has been missing in Slovenia for almost a week. He reportedly went to the country to meet a group of players.

Poker star missing for a week in Slovenia
Strassmann has been missing in Ljubljana since Saturday. Photo: Ljubljana Police/DPA

Johannes Strassmann, one of Europe’s top poker players, went missing on Saturday June 21st, according to police in Slovenia’s capital Ljubljana.

According to officers, the 29-year-old millionaire was last seen at around 10pm in the Prul area of the city.

Pokernews reported that Strassmann, who reportedly won €200,000 in a week in June, was in Ljubljana to meet a group of players whom he had been coaching.

A Facebook group has been set up to help find him.

Strassmann, who is originally from Bonn but lives in Vienna, is 180 cm tall and has short blonde hair. He was dressed in a white shirt and blue jeans around the time he went missing.

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