Antonio Esfandiari, 8..5 by 11 with stand

Antonio Esfandiari, 8..5 by 11 with stand

Price: $75.00


Born Amir Esfandiari in Tehran, Iran, Esfandiari moved to San Jose, California with his family at the age of nine where he eventually changed his first name to Anthony. At age 19, he left college to become a professional magician and changed his name again to Antonio.

At age 21, Esfandiari turned his attention to poker, and in 2004 won close to $1.4 million at the Commerce Casino. Shortly thereafter he became the youngest player ever to win a televised WPT event. He is also one of only 17 players to ever win both a WSOP bracelet and the L.A. Poker Classic.

Esfandiari is the author of the In the Money—a must-have strategy guide for poker enthusiasts. He has appeared in the second series of Poker Superstars Invitational Tournament and is currently featured in GSN’s High Stakes Poker. As of 2006, Antonio’s total live tournament winnings exceed $2,400,000.