The Middle East often makes headlines as a hotbed of global activity. It also happens to be a region from which many exceptionally successful poker players trace their roots – some were even born there. Here then is our list of the top 10 poker players with Middle Eastern roots. Some of the names and faces are probably familiar to you while others may surprise you.
Cardplayer Lifestyle is happy to bring you our first-ever interview with a poker pro, Yuval Bronshtein. Yuval made it all the way to Day 7 of the just-completed World Series of Poker Main Event before busting out in 23rd place. Hear what he has to say about his deep run.