As the most prestigious World Poker Tour event of Season X, the $25,000 buy-in Season X WPT World Championship drew some of the biggest names in poker to compete for the chance to have their name engraved on the WPT Champions Cup and walk away with the $1,196,858 first-place prize as the WPT Season X Champion. Among the six players who made it through to the WPT televised final table, and the five that are still remaining when Part 2 airs this Sunday night on FSN, is poker pro and two-time WPT Champion Michael “The Grinder” Mizrachi.
One of the most recognized names in poker, “The Grinder” has been reaching major poker tournament final tables since 2004, winning his first WPT title at the 2005 WPT LA Poker Classic. Over those last eight years, Mizrachi has earned another WPT title, three WSOP bracelets and countless other smaller tournament wins while racking up more than $14 million in career tournament earnings.
At this final table, he entered in second place and so far has survived one elimination and is currently in fourth heading into WPT World Championship – Part 2, which airs this Sunday night at 8pm & 11pm local time on FSN. Make sure to tune in to see if this WPT Champion can add his name yet again to the WPT Champions Cup.
Check out this profile clip from that upcoming episode below: