Mohsin Charania wins 2013 WPT Paris for $469,477

Mohsin CharaniaMohsin Charania overcame his small stack and a large chip disadvantage to emerge the winner of the World Poker Tour(WPT) Paris and $469,477 in prize money. The Season XII of the WPT Grand Prix De Paris saw a week long of poker action with poker players from across the world in participation.

Vasili Firsau was chip leader by a huge margin when the final table began and he seemed to be only extending this lead when he eliminated Kimmo Kurko from the six handed table. Christina Lindley would have created WPT history by being the first ever woman to win a WPT Open Event but she exit in fifth place. Elliot Smith was next to depart followed by Peter Apostolou. 

Firsau and Charania went into a heads up battle with the former holding a 7 to 1 chip advantage. the battle went up and down several times with Charania doubling up twice but Charania coming back both times to deplete him. After a tough fight, Charania won the 2013 WPT Paris title and proved yet again that he is a very good tournament player.

bWin WPT Grand Prix De Paris Final table payouts:

Rank Name Prize
1 Mohsin Charania $469,477
2 Vasili Firsau $317,867
3 Peter Apostolou $204,432
4 Elliot Smith $151,359
5 Christina Lindley $113,614
6 Kimmo Kurko $90,845