Michael Mizrachi's poker career has been on a major siz during 2010. "The Grinder" has spent many hours and invested a lot to reach the point he is at today. Grinding is not easy; just ask him about playing short-stacked, a chip and chair, and his never-give-up attitude. When it all comes together and grinding hits a hot streak, then it becomes a thing of beauty, it becomes Mizrachi bursting into the poker scene and slamming his presence in everyone's face in 2005 when he snagged a 5th place finish at the World Poker Tour World Poker Open in Tunica for nearly $300K and winning the WPT LA Poker Classic for $1.8M and setting a record for most cashes in the series at the World Series of Poker - making the money in seven different events.
In 2006 the World Poker Tour heard more from Mizrachi when he finished in 2nd place at the World Poker Open for over $565K and won the WPT Borgata Winter Open for more than $1.1M. Card Player Magazine named him Player of the Year.
The 2010 WSOP stood up and took notice when Mizrachi danced his way through one of the toughest fields ever assembled at the $50K Players Championship Event and had to oust his brother, Robert Mizrachi, and John Juanda at the final table to take home the championship, his first WSOP Bracelet, and the $1.5M in prize money. It didn't stop there, he made two more final tables and then ground his way to the final table of the $10K Main Event where he finished in 5th place and took home over $2.3M.
Michael and his three brothers, Robert, Danny, and Eric, all made the money in the 2010 WSOP Main Event; he definitely comes from a family of poker players. Michael is married and has three children.
Play poker with Michael at Full Tilt Poker but don't expect a pushover, or an easy run, this guy will grind you down and take all of your chips if you aren't careful.