A champion has been crowned at the World Poker Tour Jacksonville bestbet Open Main Event ($3,500 buy-in) after 4 days of intensive play! Nabil Hirezi, who brought the largest pile of chips to yesterday's final table of six players, topped a field of 258 players to earn $206,041 and his first WPT title! Hirezi is a 59-year-old dentist who has run a successful practice for 22 years in Jacksonville and he plays in the bestbet Jacksonville poker room almost ever day.
Nabil Hirezi has a big heart as well! According to WPT's website, he established the Rawand Hirezi Memorial Scholarship in the honor of his niece. Every year two deserving kids get to go to college thanks to the scholarship! In other words, the $206,041 first-place prize has definitely ended up in the pockets of kind and helpful man!
Final Table Results
1st: Nabil Hirezi - $206,041
2nd: James Calderaro - $133,764
3rd: Brian Green - $86,043
4th: Peter Le - $63,682
5th: Jordan Cristos - $47,802
6th: Faraz Jaka - $38,241