Monday, March 1, 2010

Shooting Star: Antonio “The Magician” Esfandiari

Antonio “The Magician” Esfandiari emigrated from Iran to San Jose at age nine. While working as a professional magician, he discovered poker at the Bay 101 and soon rose to the top, winning the 2004 LA Classic WPT Main Event and $1.4 million. Antonio, who finished 24th in the 2009 WSOP Main Event, is on many poker shows, including High Stakes Poker and Poker after Dark.