Hossein Ensan is a German-Iranian poker player who won the 2019 World Series of Poker Main Event. He defeated a field of 8,569 players to walk away with the first prize of $10,000,000.
Born in Iran in 1964, Ensan moved to Germany at the age of 25. He first started playing poker when he was just 18 years old and has been active on the poker scene since 2013.
Hossein Ensan European Poker Tour (EPT)
Prior to this win, Ensan had previously made the final table of two other EPT Main Events in 2015. In March 2015, he finished sixth in the EPT Malta Main Event for €153,700 ($166,262). In August 2015, he finished third in the EPT Barcelona Main Event for €652,667 ($806,091).
In 2019, just months after becoming the WSOP Main Event champion, he finished 28th in the EPT Prague Main Event for €23,560 ($26,146).
Hossein Ensan Top Five Poker Cashes
|Jul-19||WSOP Main Event||$10,000||1st||$10,000,000|
|Aug-14||EPT Barcelona Main Event||€ 5,300||3rd||$860,091|
|Dec-15||EPT Prague Main Event||€ 5,300||1st||$825,151|
|Dec-17||PokerStars Championship Prague High Roller||€ 10,300||3rd||$285,021|
|Oct-19||WSOP Europe Platinum High Roller||€ 25,500||3rd||$281,436|
Courtesy of The Hendon Mob. Last Updated April 2021
Last 10 WSOP Main Event Winners (2010-19)
|2018||7,874||John Cynn||United States||$8,800,000|
|2017||7,221||Scott Blumstein||United States||$8,150,000|
|2016||6,737||Qui Nguyen||United States (born in Vietnam)||$8,005,310|
|2015||6,420||Joe McKeehen||United States||$7,683,346|
|2013||6,352||Ryan Riess||United States||$8,361,570|
|2012||6,598||Greg Merson||United States||$8,531,853|