|Hometown||Santa Fe Springs, California|
|World Series of Poker|
Main Event finish
|World Poker Tour|
Primarily a $50-100 no-limit Texas hold 'em cash game player, Alaei won his first World Series of Poker bracelet in 2006 in a no-limit 2-7 draw Lowball event. He has been featured on the first three seasons of High Stakes Poker.
In 2007, Alaei cashed in the 2007 World Series of Poker Main Event, coming in 25th place out of a field of 6,358 players and winning $333,490. Alaei has two other Main Event cashes (59th in 2004 and 140th in 2005).
As of 2008, his total live tournament winnings exceed $1,650,000.