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Hossein Ensan

Hossein Ensan
Nationality: Germany
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Biography

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.


Read More: Hossein Ensan Wins the 2019 World Series of Poker Main Event for $10,000,000


Hossein Ensan European Poker Tour (EPT)

Ensan is a former European Poker Tour (EPT) champion, winning the 2015 EPT Prague Main Event for €754,510 ($825,151).

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

DateEventBuy-inPlacePayout (USD)
Jul-19WSOP Main Event$10,0001st$10,000,000
Aug-14EPT Barcelona Main Event€ 5,3003rd$860,091
Dec-15EPT Prague Main Event€ 5,3001st$825,151
Dec-17PokerStars Championship Prague High Roller€ 10,3003rd$285,021
Oct-19WSOP Europe Platinum High Roller€ 25,5003rd$281,436

Courtesy of The Hendon Mob. Last Updated April 2021

Last 10 WSOP Main Event Winners (2010-19)

YEARENTRIESCHAMPIONCOUNTRYPRIZE
20198,569Hossein EnsanGermany$10,000,000
20187,874John CynnUnited States$8,800,000
20177,221Scott BlumsteinUnited States$8,150,000
20166,737Qui NguyenUnited States (born in Vietnam)$8,005,310
20156,420Joe McKeehenUnited States$7,683,346
20146,683Martin JacobsonSweden$10,000,000
20136,352Ryan RiessUnited States$8,361,570
20126,598Greg MersonUnited States$8,531,853
20116,865Pius HeinzGermany$8,715,638
20107,319Jonathan DuhamelCanada$8,944,310

PokerNews Covered Events

Event Place Prize
2019 PokerStars EPT Prague
€5,300 EPT Main Event
28th €23560
2019 World Series of Poker Europe
Event #8: €25,500 Platinum High Roller No-Limit Hold'em
3rd €251837
2019 World Series of Poker
Event #73: $10,000 No-Limit Hold'em MAIN EVENT - World Championship
1st $10000000
2018 PokerStars and Monte-Carlo©Casino EPT
Main Event
80th €10300
2017 PokerStars Championship Prague
€10,000 High Roller
3rd €242000
2017 World Series of Poker Europe
Event #5: THE COLOSSUS - €550 No-Limit Hold'em
76th €2824
2017 WSOP International Circuit King's Casino Rozvadov
Main Event
1st €184812
2017 partypoker LIVE German Poker Championship
Main Event
85th €2000
2017 PokerStars Championship presented by Monte-Carlo Casino®
Main Event
32nd €15420
2015 PokerStars EPT Season 12 Prague
€5,300 Main Event
1st €754510
2015-2016 WSOP International Circuit King's Casino Rozvadov
Main Event
33rd €4680
2015 PokerStars.com EPT Season 12 Barcelona
€5,300 Main Event
205th €9450
2015 PokerStars.com EPT Season 11 Malta
€5,300 Main Event
6th €153700
2014 Master Classics of Poker
Main Event
31st €5901
2014 PokerStars.com EPT Season 11 Barcelona
€5,300 Main Event
3rd €652667

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