Mohsin Charania Wins $1.8 Million At EPT Monte Carlo

Mohsin Charania Wins $1.8 Million At EPT Monte Carlo Mohsin Charania has won the Monte Carlo EPT Grand Final Main Event, after overcoming a field of 665 players over six days on his way to collecting the €1.35 million ($1,785,780) first place prize.
The US pro currently resides in Canada, and has notched up an incredible $4,350,164 playing online under the screen name “chicagocards1.” With his victory in Monaco, Charania now takes his live tournament earnings to $2,288,781, and commenting after his enormous payday, said:
“I thought they [final table opponents] were pretty tough but I felt really good. I thought I was the best player going in, luckily the cards helped me prove that.”
The last day of the €10,000 tournament saw eight players return with Bernard Guigon the chip leader (4.9m), French woman Lucille Cailly in 3rd place (2.865m) and Mohsin Charania lying in 5th (2.215m).
Mohsin Charania (Ad-Kd) then eliminated Michael Dietrich (Ac-9c) in 6th for $324,086, before later sending a short-stacked Bernard Guigon to the rail in 3rd (€545,000), whose A-4 fell to the K-Q of Charania who managed to spike trip queens on the flop.
Heads-up Mohsin Charania and Lucille Cailly then made a deal to guarantee themselves €1,050,000 a piece and play for the remaining €200,000. Eventually, the final hand was played after both players were all in with Charania’s pocket queens up against the A-K of Lucille Cailly. With the board running out 9-3-2-7-2, Lucille collected  €1,050,000 ($1,386,267) for her runner-up finsh taking her live career cashes to $1,492,900. She has also gone shooting up from 195th to 13th on the ‘Women’s All Time Money List.’
Meanwhile, Mohsin Charania was crowned the Monte Carlo EPT Grand Final Champion, and commented soon after:
“I can’t describe it, it wont hit me for a few hours, but it feels unbelievable.”
The final table payouts were as follows:
1.Mohsin Charania – €1,350,000
2.Lucille Cailly – €1,050,000
3.Bernard Guigon – €545,000
4.Sergio Castelluccio – €400,000
5.Rodrigo Caprioli – €315,000
6.Michael Dietrich – €245,000
7.Clayton Mozdzen – €185,000
8.Daniel Gomez – €130,000

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