Anatoliy Zyrin was born in Moscow suburbs and lives there at present. He was nicknamed as Dykalis by his friend due to the fact that famous TV character was also called Anatoliy, but now Zyrin doesn’t associate himself with this character.
Anatoliy started playing poker in the beginning of 2010s, and in 2014 he played at Nl50-Nl200 limits. But things are different now, and the poker player wins big in live tournaments.
This summer, Anatoliy managed to take down the bracelet event in Omaha at the WSOP 2019 and get $199 000 in prize money. A couple of months later, Zyrin recorded his biggest cash in career: $359 000 for the second place at the Main Event Merit Poker Classic.
Dykalis in the poker community is known for his marathons.
In 2014, Anatoliy participated in a bet and played 50 000 hands in 26 hours. The conditions were as follows:
Anatoliy managed to pass this distance with honor and play it in good plus:
In 2018 Dykalis also held a successful poker marathon. For 58 days, the player increased his bankroll by a factor of 100: from $100 to $10 000.