The main poker event at the WSOP has traditionally gathered thousands of professional punters who wanted to get to the WSOP Main Event every year.
Being the champion of such a special tournament is one of the greatest honours in the world of gambling. This is why the winners of the Main Event will always have a special place in the history of poker.
Hossein Ensan made history in the poker tournament.
Who is Hossein Ensan?
Here are some interesting facts about the man who cashed out a whopping $10 million prize at the final table of the WSOP event in 2019.
This famous German poker player was born in Iran in 1964. At the age of 25, he decided to move to Germany, which has been his home country ever since. Currently, he resides in the city of Munster. Hossein Ensan used to work as a painter before playing poker professionally. He had been playing poker since he was 18, but only began playing professional poker in 2012.
One of the main tournaments won by Hossein Ensan was the seniors’ event at the European Poker Tour in Barcelona. A week later he finished third, scooping as much as €652,000 at the final table in 2014. After his win in Barcelona, he decided to try his luck at the EPT Malta in 2015 and even made it to the final table; but in the end, he finished sixth. His adventures with EPT continued in Prague when he won the main event and bagged €754,000.
The next lucky year was 2017. He became a winner in a WSOP circuit ring in Rozvadov, Czech Republic. After this event, he accumulated around $2,6 million in profits. All in all, he participated in 36 tournaments before his historical win in 2019.
Hossein Ensan’s German and Iranian fans went wild the moment they learned he had won the $10 million prize pool and a golden bracelet worth $500,000.