Mizrachi is definitely one-of-a-kind poker player

  • Michael Mizrachi comes from a large family. His parents play poker, all three of his brothers play poker. His oldest brother Eric Mizrachi has a numeours WPT and WSOP titles. But it seems that out of the big bunch, Michael so far runs as the best poker pl

  • Michael Mizrachi comes from a large family. His parents play poker, all three of his brothers play poker. His oldest brother Eric Mizrachi has a numeours WPT and WSOP titles. But it seems that out of the big bunch, Michael so far runs as the best poker player. He is the only player in the world to win more than one WSOP Poker Players Championship.

    50k Poker Players' Championship

    Even though The Main Event as well as The Big One for One Drop got the most spotlight of all the 61 tournaments that were held but there was one more tournament that draws poker players like moth to a flame. $50k Poker Players' Championship is a mixed format poker tournament where only the best at all games of poker wins. The tournament includes eight games: limit 2–7 triple draw lowball, limit Texas hold'em, limit Omaha/8B, limit razz, limit seven-card stud, limit seven card stud/8B, no limit Texas hold'em with antes and pot limit Omaha.

    Mizrachi the first one to win Player's Championship twice

    In 43rd Annual WSOP 50k Players Championship 108 player bought-in to the tournament for a chance to win probably the third most prestigious tournament of the Poker Series. The likes of Doyle Brunson, Viktor 'Isildur1' Blom, Daniel Negreanu, Phil Ivey, Phil Hellmuth, Gus Hansen and many other very well known players started the game. But in the end, after four days of play Michael Mizrachi came out the winner.

    The final standings of the game:

    1. Michael Mizrachi AKA "The Grinder"$1,451,527
    2. Cis Klodnicki $896,935
    3. Andy Bloch $561,738
    4. Luke Schwartz $406,736
    5. Roland Israelashvili $317,882
    6. Stephen Chidwick AKA "Stevie444" $253,497
    7. Bill Chen $205,856
    8. Bruno "King" Fitoussi $169,879
    9. David Oppenheim $142,197
    10. David Baker AKA "DB" $142,197
    11. Daniel Alaei AKA "daniel" $120,994
    12. John Hennigan $120,994
    13. Jeff Lisandro AKA "Iceman" $105,235
    14. Viktor Blom AKA "Isildur1" $105,235
    15. Mike Wattel $91,549
    16. Brett Richey $91,549

    Mizrachi makes WSOP history!

    Michael Mizrachi's spectacular achievements surprise event the long-time poker pros. Mizrachi's win in 2012 50k Players' Championship brings his already a third WSOP Bracelent in not such a long tournament poker career. The 2012 bracelet adds up to 2011 WSOP Europe Event #5: No Limit Hold'em (Split Format) and 2010 WSOP Event #2: The Poker Players Championship $50k Players Championship titles. But we bet it is just the start of the long and mind-blowing Mizrachi's poker journey.