A total of 586 poker players came at World Poker Tour Five Diamond Poker Classic 2014 US$ 10400 No-limit Hold’em’s main event at Bellagio, the biggest turn out for this turnout since 2007 season when the then US$ 15000 buy-in tournament attracted six hundred and twenty six players.
As a result, the whole prize pool of the event gone up to US$ 5684200. As a result, the tournament handed the largest 1st spot prize so far this year on WPT: $1,477,890. That huge 7 figure payout was finally awarded to twenty nine year old poker professional Mohsin Charania after he came out victorious from the field.
This poker professional from Chicago added this huge achievement to his list of esteemed honors which includes victories in European Poker Tour Grand Final 2012 and WPT Grand Prix de Paris 2013. With this newest victory, he heightened his lifetime live event earnings to US$ 4802584.
Mohsin may into this tournament with a championship pureblood but he did not inevitably come into the event’s later stages with a lot of chips. He was, in fact, the lightest stack among all the poker players to come back at the beginning of the 4th day in this event. Coming into the telecasted final table of 6, he was in 5th in chip position, but he handled to hang on and make it to heads-up play for the award against the Garrett Greer.
After junking for most of the last few days of the event it seemed just fitting that Charania came the final showdown at a 9-to-1 disadvantage of the chip. As he had for days, Mohsin finally found a path to thrive and survive.