Amir Vahedi's Profile


Date of Birth: 1961
Birthplace: Tehran, Iran
Current Residence: Sherman Oaks, CA, USA


Amir was thrown into the spotlight when he final tabled the 2003 WSOP, Moneymaker's year. Amir first taught Ben Affleck how to play poker before Annie Duke took over that position. Amir once gave the following immortal quote on the subject of tournament poker, "You have to be willing to die in order to live." Amir died of complications with diabetes on January 8, 2010.

Tournament RecordsPlayer Statisitcs

Tournament NamePlacePrizeDateCasino
WSOP Event 8 - - NLH
7th
$63,327Jun 5, 2007 The Rio
Heavenly Hold'em - Event 10 - NLH $15K Added
18th
$963May 13, 2007 Commerce
Heavenly Hold'em - Event 1 - $291 NLH
7th
$3,979May 4, 2007 Commerce
5 Star World Classic Championship - Super Satellite II
6th
$25,700Apr 20, 2007 The Bellagio
Winnin' O' the Green - Event 23 - NLH Championship
8th
$9,300Mar 24, 2007 The Bike
WPT 5 - Jack Binion World Poker Open - Event 20 - NLH Championship
16th
$22,850Jan 21, 2007 Gold Strike
CA Championship - $300 NLH
31st
$2,605Sep 8, 2006 Commerce
Legends of Poker - E.O. World Championship Stud H/L, Omaha H/L
7th
$2,610Aug 21, 2006 The Bike
WSOP $1K NLH
24th
$11,589Jul 8, 2006 The Rio
Mandalay Bay Championship - $1K NLH
2nd
$69,055May 26, 2006 Mandalay Bay
WPT 4 - 5 Star World Classic Championship - NLH Championship
65th
$43,935Apr 24, 2006 The Bellagio
5 Star World Classic Championship - $2500 NLH
19th
$4,035Apr 13, 2006 The Bellagio
US National Heads-Up Championship - $23438 NLH
9th
$25,000Mar 6, 2006 Caesar's LV
WPT 4 - L.A. Classic - NLH Championship
32nd
$26,573Feb 21, 2006 Commerce
5 Diamond - $5K NLH
8th
$24,030Dec 9, 2005 The Bellagio
Ultimate Poker Challenge - NLH Championship
1st
$181,390Nov 29, 2005 Plaza
Festa al Lago - $2K NLH
26th
$3,085Oct 15, 2005 The Bellagio
WSOP Event 28 - $5K LH
10th
$15,170Jun 27, 2005 The Rio
Mirage Poker Showdown - $2500 NLH
9th
$6,006May 18, 2005 The Mirage
Mirage Poker Showdown - $2K PLH
1st
$69,840May 15, 2005 The Mirage
L.A. Classic - $1500 LH
1st
$446,292Feb 12, 2005 Commerce
L.A. Classic - $1K NLH
4th
$23,687Feb 4, 2005 Commerce
L.A. Classic - Shootout - LH
1st
$49,832Jan 31, 2005 Commerce
Jack Binion World Poker Open - Event 16 - $2K LH
9th
$6,392Jan 21, 2005 Binion's
5 Diamond - $1500 Limit Omaha H/L
10th
$3,003Dec 3, 2004 The Bellagio
Plaza Ultimate Poker Challenge - $1K NLH
6th
$1,400Sep 24, 2004 Plaza
Legends of Poker - Event 15 - $500 Limit Omaha H/L
11th
$1,100Aug 11, 2004 The Bike
Legends of Poker - Event 11 - $300 LH
20th
$1,005Aug 7, 2004 The Bike
Legends of Poker - Event 7 - $500 NLH
6th
$4,400Aug 3, 2004 The Bike
Legends of Poker - Event 6 - $300 NLH
6th
$5,010Aug 2, 2004 The Bike
CA Championship - NLH Championship
9th
$17,820Jun 20, 2004 Commerce
CA Championship - $500 NLH
12th
$2,720Jun 14, 2004 Commerce
WSOP Event 30 - $3K NLH
13th
$16,180May 18, 2004 Binion's
5 Star World Classic Championship - Event 7 - $2500 PLH
4th
$20,370Apr 9, 2004 The Bellagio
Sport of Kings - $300 PLH
9th
$630Apr 1, 2004 Hollywood Park Casino
WPT 2 - L.A. Classic - Event 23 - Main Event - NLH
12th
$45,380Feb 24, 2004 Commerce
Jack Binion World Poker Open - Event 18 - $2K LH
4th
$19,053Jan 24, 2004 Binion's
Poker Derby - $200 LH
6th
$1,920Jan 6, 2004 Hollywood Park Casino
Poker Derby - $100 LH
1st
$18,585Jan 3, 2004 Hollywood Park Casino
WPT 2 - 5 Diamond - Main Event - NLH
14th
$29,097Dec 18, 2003 The Bellagio
World Poker Finals - $1K NLH
1st
$82,280Nov 6, 2003 Foxwoods
World Poker Finals - $500 Limit Omaha H/L
1st
$24,235Nov 3, 2003 Foxwoods
Big Poker Oktober - $100 NLH
5th
$4,045Oct 11, 2003 The Bike
Four Queens Classic - H.O.E
4th
$2,345Sep 30, 2003 Four Queens
Legends of Poker - $1K Limit Omaha H/L
4th
$4,550Aug 29, 2003 The Bike
Legends of Poker - $500 LH
1st
$44,250Aug 9, 2003 The Bike
Bellagio Special Poker Events - $1500 NLH
5th
$3,783Jul 21, 2003 The Bellagio
Grand Slam Of Poker - $200 NLH
5th
$2,705Jul 19, 2003 Hustler Casino
WSOP Event 36 - NLH Main Event
6th
$250,000May 19, 2003 Binion's
WSOP Event 29 - $1500 Omaha H/L
18th
$2,880May 12, 2003 Binion's
WSOP Event 22 - $1500 NLH
1st
$270,000May 6, 2003 Binion's
WSOP Event 15 - $5K NLH
4th
$35,400Apr 29, 2003 Binion's
World Poker Challenge - Event 17 - $1K NLH
9th
$1,843Mar 29, 2003 Grand Sierra Resort
World Poker Challenge - Event 13 - $500 Limit Omaha H/L
9th
$630Mar 25, 2003 Grand Sierra Resort
Larry Flynt's Poker Challenge Cup - NLH - Main Event
1st
$73,200Mar 8, 2003 Hustler Casino
L.A. Classic - Event 18 - $1500 NLH
4th
$17,910Feb 16, 2003 Commerce
L.A. Classic - Event 5 - $500 NLH
17th
$1,530Feb 3, 2003 Commerce
Jack Binion World Poker Open - Event 9 - $1K LH
1st
$81,112Jan 17, 2003 Binion's
Jack Binion World Poker Open - Event 8 - $500 Limit Omaha H/L
27th
$931Jan 16, 2003 Binion's
5 Diamond - Event 6 - $1K Limit Omaha H/L
12th
$1,559Dec 7, 2002 The Bellagio
5 Diamond - Event 4 - $1K Limit 7-Card Stud H/L
5th
$5,413Dec 5, 2002 The Bellagio
Commerce Casino Holiday Bonus - $100 Omaha H/L
4th
$1,255Nov 23, 2002 Commerce
The Back 9 - $30 NLH
1st
$5,550Nov 19, 2002 Hollywood Park Casino
US National Championship of Poker - $100 LH
7th
$1,210Oct 27, 2002 Hollywood Park Casino
Legends of Poker - Event 26 - $1K Limit Omaha H/L
3rd
$6,720Aug 26, 2002 The Bike
Legends of Poker - Event 4 - $300 LH
2nd
$31,295Aug 3, 2002 The Bike
WPT 1 - 5 Diamond - Main Event
12th
$16,694May 31, 2002 The Bellagio
L.A. Classic - $500 NLH
10th
$2,064Feb 11, 2002 Commerce
US Championship - $500 LH
4th
$5,040Dec 10, 2001 The Taj
US Championship - $1K LH
9th
$1,640Dec 5, 2001 The Taj
US Championship - $300 LH
8th
$1,992Nov 26, 2001 The Taj
World Poker Finals - (LH)
5th
$7,700Nov 14, 2001 Foxwoods
World Poker Finals - $1K NLH
1st
$42,180Nov 7, 2001 Foxwoods
World Poker Finals - $500 NLH
1st
$33,120Nov 2, 2001 Foxwoods
Big Poker Oktober - BPO Appreciation Tournament - NLH
3rd
$3,165Oct 16, 2001 The Bike
Heavenly Hold'em - $200 PLH
2nd
$4,679Sep 12, 2001 Commerce
Orleans Open - $500 NLH
1st
$65,475Jul 22, 2001 The Orleans
Orleans Open - $200 Omaha H/L
5th
$3,810Jul 14, 2001 The Orleans
Orleans Open - $200 LH
8th
$1,630Jul 10, 2001 The Orleans
Orleans Open - $100 Omaha H/L
1st
$19,815Jul 8, 2001 The Orleans
Orleans Open - Omaha H/L Second Chance
2nd
$5,965Jul 7, 2001 The Orleans
CA Championship - $300 LH
5th
$11,799Jun 15, 2001 Commerce
America's Classic - Stud H/L
1st
$16,080May 29, 2001 The Bike
WSOP Event 22 - $3K NLH
22nd
$6,670May 10, 2001 Binion's
Jack Binion World Poker Open - $500 NLH
4th
$11,465Mar 31, 2001 Binion's
Winnin' O' the Green - $100 NLH
9th
$865Mar 3, 2001 The Bike
L.A. Classic - $1K Omaha H/L
2nd
$21,470Feb 17, 2001 Commerce
L.A. Classic - $500 LH
6th
$4,323Feb 16, 2001 Commerce
L.A. Classic - $500 PLH
6th
$2,957Feb 13, 2001 Commerce
Commerce Casino Holiday Bonus - $200 Omaha H/L
7th
$630Dec 7, 2000 Commerce
Tom McEvoy Poker Spectacular - $100 Omaha H/L
4th
$1,650Sep 28, 2000 Hollywood Park Casino
Heavenly Hold'em - $200 LH
2nd
$6,080Sep 12, 2000 Commerce


Total Winnings According to Database - $2,580,507


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