Poker pro found dead in Slovenia
AFP/The Local · 29 Jun 2014, 11:07
Published: 29 Jun 2014 11:07 GMT+02:00
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"There were no traces of violence," a police spokesman said after DNA tests confirmed the body, found a day earlier in the Ljubljanica river, was Strassmann's.
Slovenian police had been searching for the Vienna-based Strassmann, 29, who went missing on June 21st after meeting friends in Ljubljana, according to local media.
Strassman, the founder of an online poker school, earned over €1.4 million since becoming a professional player in 2006, according to Pokerpages website.
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 was been set up to help find him.
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