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Mohsin Charania

chicagocards1

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Biography

Mohsin Charania discovered poker through friends while studying finance at the University of Illinois. Since then he's earned over $3.5 million playing online as "Chicagocards1" and just over $500,000 playing live tournaments.
In 2010, Charania won Event #20 in the PokerStars SCOOP series where he plays as "sms9231". The victory earned him $380,364, the biggest prize of his online career. Charania's first live cash was in 2008, in a $300 tournament at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas. Since then he's racked up nine WSOP cashes and six WPT scores, including the biggest payday of his career so far which came by way of a sixth-place finish at the 2010 World Poker Finals at Foxwoods Casino, good for $104,741. Charania has one previous EPT cash- a €15,000 46th-place run at EPT Deauville in February. Charania is already guaranteed the biggest result of his live career here in Monaco. Charania has spent the last two months traveling the live tournament circuit with close friend Faraz Jaka, who finished third in the 2012 PCA main event.

Covered Events

Event Place Prize
2014 World Series of Poker
Event #42: $5,000 Six-Handed Pot-Limit Omaha
34th $11,896
2014 World Series of Poker
Event #26: $1,500 No-Limit Hold'em
89th $4,110
2012 World Series of Poker Europe
Event #4: €3,250 No-Limit Hold'em Shootout
13th €5,428
The 2012 PokerStars and Monte-Carlo® Casino EPT Grand Final
Main Event
1st €1,350,000
2012 PokerStars.com EPT Deauville
Main Event
46th €15,000
2010 World Series of Poker
Event #54: $1,000 No-Limit Hold’em
212nd $2,387
2010 World Series of Poker
Event #17: $5,000 No-Limit Hold'em
33rd $20,845
2010 World Series of Poker
Event #3: $1,000 No-Limit Hold'em
386th $1,877