Antonio Esfandiari or “The Magician” is a professional poker player from United States of America. He is one of the top Poker in the world who has won 3 WSOP Gold Bracelets as well as 2 World poker tour titles. Esfandiari also known for winning more than $18 Million of cash prize playing at The Big OFPD(One Drop for One Event) at world series of poker 2012.
“The Magician” born in 1978 in Iranian capital City i.e. Tehran and moved to California with his family when he was just 9 years of age. Esfandiari started playing professional poker games since he was 19. The total amount won by this magician by winning 10 career titles and 78 cashes is more than $26,777,883.
World Series of Poker
He has been through 9 final tables of World Series of poker and out of 9 he has won 3 Titles. The 3 WSOP Titles are follows:-
In the year 2004, he won the first prize for the event $2,000 Pot Limit Hold’em and made $184,860. Back in the year 2012, he made a great comeback to the poker arena and won $1,000,000 The Big One for One Drop, event and took home a massive$21,491,701.
In the same year of 2012, Esfandiari appeared to another WSOP event and won the bracelet for him. The event was of $2,000 Pot-Limit Hold’em and the cash he took away was €126,207 ($164,656).
World Poker Tour:-
Not Just at World Series of poker but Esfandiari, did great at WPT and won two Titles there in the year 2004 and 2010.
In the year 2004, he participated at L.A. Poker Classic $9,900 Championship, got the first position and made a very good $1,399,135 of cash.
In the year 2010, he won another WPT Title playing at Five Diamond World Poker Classic $10,000 championship and collected $870,124.
European Poker Tour:-
In the Year 2008, Esfandiari, played at European Poker tour and made €168,000. The event was EPT Grand Final Main Event.