Fabrid Yachou outlasted a field of 341 entrants over 6 days of play to claim the World Poker Tour Amsterdam Main Event title and $239,559! According to WPT reporters, the Moroccan born cafeteria owner learned the game playing cash games with his friends. He doesn't visit casinos that often and only decided to play this event (his first poker tournament) to experience something different and compet[...] Read more » Farid Yachou Wins WPT Amsterdam ($239,559)
Joined: Mar '12
Location: United Kingdom
Age: 39 (F)
A great result for someone playing their first tournament,there was a lot of very good players in this and a decent field.and everyone would be happy to have won quarter of a million in the first game.
Joined: Jan '12
Age: 26 (M)
This is a huge thing to poker community, see this kind of players. Is a god story and a very good win for the guy, and because is the first tournament live for him and get this huge amount of money, maybe if he had the head and friends to support him, he will make a nice work with that money, and try to make more building is confidence and bankroll and knowledge on poker and maybe some day willid88, will heard about this kid
LOL - Moroccan born cafeteria owner learned the game playing cash games with his friends. Oh, man this is too good to be true. Every time a hobby player goes on to become a live tourey winner it reinforces my belief that this sh1t is without doubt total fcukin' random.