Poker Life Podcast: Antonio Esfandiari

Today Joey talks to Antonio Esfandiari!

Antonio is another one of the most prolific poker players ever. He is a former magician who has since become one of the most recognizable faces in the game.


Antonio has won two WPT Championships and  three WSOP bracelets, including the first ever $1,111,111 Big One for One Drop, for over $18,000,000. To date he has $26.5M in live tournament earnings and has been on TV more times than I can count.aapoker

Antonio specializes in live poker, both tournaments and cash games. He can be seen playing some of the biggest games in the world at the Aria or Bellagio, as well as traveling around the world to different live poker tournament stops.

On the Podcast today:

  • Controversy with Lex “RaSzi” Veldhuis
  • Growing up in Iran
  • Partying too hard in his 20s
  • Partying less in his old age
  • His relationship with poker and living his life
  • Phil Laak Stories
  • Being a new father
  • Getting shot by Dan Bilzerian
  • Q&A
  • Phil Laak Pops in and much more!

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