JET-SETTER Michael Smith heads to Holland after a 5,500-mile trip involving champagne and cigars.

The reigning PDC world champion faces Gerwyn Price on Thursday night in the quarter finals of the Premier League Darts at the Rotterdam Ahoy arena.

It was only on Wednesday morning that he returned to the UK following a five-day whistle-stop break in Las Vegas.

It was the first holiday he and wife Dagmara had taken together without their two kids.

Social media videos and pictures of Smith relaxing in a Jacuzzi and smoking a cigar in front of bikini-clad holidaymakers have been seen more than 2.2MILLION times.

Bully Boy, 32, also won a $12,000 (£10,000) jackpot on the slot machines and celebrated his incredible year “like a baller” with some Dom Perignon bubbly.

In a 13-second clip, Smith told the camera: “World champion, world No.1 and now life. Completed it mate.”

The Merseysider's life has been transformed since he ended his run of losing eight major titles by picking up the biggest prize of them all.

On top of the £500,000 prize money he also became world No1.

And fans have lapped up his post showing how much he is enjoying his new fortune – in both senses of the word.

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One wrote: "Life is about the journey, not the destination."

But apart from ticking off his glamorous dreams of the Vegas high-life, he's also achieved a life goal closer to his roots.

Having been born in St Helens, he supports the Saints and was invited to the rugby league giants'  Totally Wicked Stadium for an historic photo.

He was snapped with his world championship crown AND the Grand Final trophy, which St Helens have won for the last four years.

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