No comparisons to magnitude of record poker prize | This Week in Gambling - Poker News | Scoop.it
Esfandiari's $18,346,673 prize was not only a poker record, but a sum that exponentially eclipses every championship in sports. Wimbledon, the crown jewel of the professional tennis circuit, awarded its 2012 champions $1,785,950.


Antonio Esfandiari, 33, now sits atop the all-time tournament poker earnings list, and he's going to remain there for a very long time.


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