Mohsin Charania Wins The Second WPT Title Of His Career

Published on December 21st, 2014 5:11 pm EST

World Poker tour - Bellagio Hotel - Five Diamond Poker Classic - LogoMohsin Charania, known online as "Chicagocards1", won the second World Poker Tour title of his career on Saturday night after taking down the WPT Five Diamond World Poker Classic. By outlasting the entirety of the stacked 586 player field, Charania was able to take home a payday of $1,477,890.

It certainly wasn't easy for Charania. As pointed out, Charania finished Day 3 with the tournament's smallest stack. In addition, when heads up play started, Garrett Greer had a 9 to 1 chip advantage over Charania.

On both occasions, however, Charania remained focused and got himself into the best situations possible.

After battling back during heads-up play, Charania had Greer severely outchipped heading into the final hand of play. Greer elected to move in holding pocket Twos while Charania called holding 9h-6d. The board ran out Qc-10s-8d-4h-Jh, giving Charania the straight and the victory.

Here is how the final table ended up paying out:

1st: Mohsin Charania - $1,477,890
2nd: Garrett Greer - $869,683
3rd: Brett Shaffer - $562,736
4th: Ryan Julius - $383,684
5th: Ryan Fee - $272,842
6th: Tobias Reinkemeier - $218,842

Some of the other notable names who cashed in the tournament included:

Isaac Baron, $51,158
Brandon Adams, $36,947
Daniel Negreanu, $36,947
Farzad Bonyadi, $31,263
Kathy Liebert, $31,263


With his victory on Saturday night, Charania now has over $4.7 million in total lifetime tournament cashes.


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