(born c. 1970 in London
) is an English
player, turned professional poker
player and the youngest member of The Hendon Mob
. He resides in Finchley
Following a brief snooker career, Vaswani became a regular on the poker circuit, and due to his involvement in Late Night Poker
, he also became one of the pioneers of poker on television
. He is the first (and to date only) person to reach 4 European Poker Tour
(EPT) final tables. The latest being at Monte Carlo 2007 (eliminated first, on the first hand) one of those final tables bought a win, the Dublin Season 2 (2004) event. He won his first World Series of Poker
bracelet in 2007, in the $1,500 Limit Hold'em Shootout event.
His other televised appearances include a win in the Poker Nations Cup
, and runner-up in finishes in two more televised events.
Vaswani grew up in Finchley, where his first major game was snooker, where he lived a hustler
lifestyle, regularly playing truant
to play when he was 13 and 14. At the age of 18, he played professionally for 2 years before... Read More