Sun, 2023-03-12 19:56
RIYADH: Saudi card-game kings Hammam Al-Harbi and Hammad Al-Enezi played all the right hands to scoop the SR300,000 ($80,000) first prize in a Baloot Championship contest held in Riyadh.
More than 2,000 players were selected through a random electronic draw to compete in the event, that concluded at Boulevard Riyadh City on Saturday.
The Saudi team of Al-Harbi and Al-Enezi pipped Ahmed Al-Amri and Omar Al-Amri to top spot, the pair from the UAE bagging SR200,000 as runners-up. The remainder of the competition’s SR600,000 prize pot was distributed among other players.