We all have heard, poker is game of luck and skill, and then in that case, Esfandiari is blessed with both. He is known as the top player in poker across the world. Antonio Esfandiari`s birth place is Iran and his actual name is Amir. On their settlement in California, he happened to change his name to Anthony and later to Antonio for professional reasons.
He started living on his own at a very age and supported himself for his studies. During his work as a waiter, he happened to notice a bartender perform a simple magic, which caught his interests. He then practiced magic all by himself and by the age of 20 he was a magician who was reckoned as a skilled one over a period of time and had formed a private clients for himself, in the restaurant. He started to play a bit of poker at this age, though not in tournaments, but he won. Gradually he started colleting details and book about poker and studied in detail and then quit his magician job and the restaurant job, as he was fetching quite well from playing poker and thus became a professional poker.
In 2004, he was the youngest player to win the World Poker Tour Championship and took home 1.4 million dollars from the L.A. Poker Classic. Since then he has been constantly winning bracelets and taking home large sum of money. His professionalism has been penned down and he has written his book-‘World Poker tour: In the Money’ is a book which gives all the insights about to how to play poker and very effective tool guide for beginners in poker.
He is one that is being more respected and feared in the professional poker circuit. He is a well talented young guy who has worked hard to achieve where he is today.