Listen Online - Listen on Mobile Radio.com | Mobile App Info

Mizrachi Wins Poker Players Championship Bracelet

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Michael Mizrachi (miz-ROCK’-ee) is the first two-time winner of the $50,000 buy-in Poker Players Championship at the World Series of Poker in Las Vegas.

The player nicknamed “The Grinder” took a $1.45 million prize Thursday night, along with an individual event championship bracelet.

The Las Vegas Review-Journal reports that Chris Klodnicki of Philadelphia finished second and earned just under $900,000. The two topped 106 other competitors vying for the tournament’s second-most coveted title after the Main Event.

Mizrachi is 31 and lives in Miami. He also won the Players Championship in 2010.

The event includes play in eight poker variations.

 

© Copyright 2012 The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.

This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

Comments

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

More From CBS Las Vegas

Get Started
Introducing Your New Podcast Network Play.it

Listen Live