Michael Mizrachi is a very renowned name in the world of the game of poker. He happens to be one of the great Professional Poker Players in the United States of America. The live tournament winnings of Michael exceed 5.8 million US dollars in the year of 2007.
Michael Mizrachi was born in Miami in Florida on 5th January in the year of 1981. His father had an Iraqi Jewish origin. It is, perhaps, because of this reason that Mizrachi is very fluently conversant in Hebrew. In the early phase of his life, Michael cherished the ambition of becoming a doctor when he would grow up. Most ironically, he dropped out from his college putting an end to his studies in order that he could become a full-time Professional Poker Player.
Michael Mizrachi reached the first milestone as a poker professional in January in the year of 2005 as he finished up ranking 5th in the World Poker Open of the World Poker Tour. It was in the very next month that he bagged the first prize on the World Poker Tour, winning an amount of 1,859,909 US dollars. What is more important is that he defeated Poker Professionals like Erick Lindgren and Ted Forrest in the final table. The overview of his performance as a poker professional in the year of 2005 reveals that he secured the 11th place competing with 452 entrants. There are many more achievements of Michael Mizrachi in this very year. He set a record by having to his credit 7 money finishes in the World Series of Poker in this year.
Michael Mizrachi finished up securing the second place in the Gold Strike World Poker Open of the World Poker Tour. He was defeated by Scotty Nguen. He won 1,173,373 US dollars in the very next event, defeating Erick Lindgren and John D’Agostino on the final table. During season 2 of the High Stakes Poker, he was one of the Poker Professionals playing at the table. Michael came to be awarded with the CardPLayer Magazine’s Player of the Year Award in the year of 2006. He has to his credit 8 money finishes in the World Series of Poker and 8 money finishes in the World Poker Tour. Michael Mizrachi has one older brother, a twin brother and a younger brother. Robert Mizrachi, the older brother and Eric Mizrachi, the twin brother are Professional Poker Players while Daniel, the younger brother is a magician by profession.
Michael Mizrachi got married to Aidiliy and they have a son in the name of Paul William. Their son has been named after the name of the grandfather of Michael. The name of the daughter of Michael and Aidiliy is Julie Malka. Michael is presently living in Hollywood in Florida. He is often described as a very family loving person. He leased out his poker winnings to purchase a second hand tour bus from Michael Jenkins Inc so that he could take his family with him while he is on a tour. Eventually, the tour bus was sold since it appeared to Michael to be depreciating in value… MK sale bag