1,332,482 | Mike Shariati is WPT’s L.A. King

Mike Shariati became a household name last September¬†following his unexpected victory at the WPT Legends of Poker in Los Angeles, defeating the legendary Freddy Deeb heads-up for the title. Six months later, Shariati was back in the LA spotlight, this time attempting to win the WPT L.A. Poker Classic, one of the most prestigious tournament on the live poker circuit. He would once again make it to heads-up play, this time finishing second to German…

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1,000,000 | Freddy Deeb wins big in Aruba

The great Freddy Deeb was one step away from collecting a third WPT title just a few weeks ago at the WPT L.A. Poker Classic, finishing second to Mike Shariati. On this day¬†ten years ago today, however, it was all roses for the poker legend. It was on October 1, 2005 where Deeb defeated Josh Schlein heads-up en route to his very first WPT title, winning the $1,000,000 top prize at the WPT Ultimate Poker…

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675,942 | The Bounty

Five months after winning the Mega Millions event during WSOP Circuit Los Angeles, Irvine native Mike Shariati was back at it at the Bicycle Casino on Friday, defeating two-time WPT Champion Freddy Deeb heads-up to win the WPT Legends of Poker. Shariati collects $675,942 for the victory, not bad for the very first WPT result of his career on the live tournament circuit! Top 5 | 2015 WPT Legends of Poker 1st Mike Shariati (USA)…

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