Hossein Ensan of Germany won the World Series of Poker main event in Las Vegas overnight. The 55-year-old beat Dario Sammartino of Italy with a pair of kings when Sammartino missed a flush.
Ensan takes home the $10 million first-place prize and the coveted World Series of Poker bracelet. Sammartino takes home $6 million.
Ensan is an Iran native who immigrated to Germany 30 years ago. He had won $2.6 million playing poker since 2013. According to ESPN, Ensan is also the oldest person to claim the World Series of Poker bracelet since 1999, when 61-year-old Noel Furlong won.
Alex Livingston of Canada finished third.
The international trio advanced Monday night to the final table at the Rio Convention Center where Garry Gates of Henderson, a survivor of the 2017 mass shooting on the Las Vegas Strip, took home $3 million for finishing fourth.
Kevin Maahs of Chicago pocketed $2.2 million for fifth. Play began July 3 with a field of 8,569.