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Michael “The Grinder” Mizrachi wins the $50k Players Championship…on TV

July 27th, 2010 2 comments
Michael Mizrachi

Michael "The Grinder" Mizrachi clutching just a handful of the $1.5 million he won

I watched the Grinder ship the $50k players championship on ESPN tonight, and a few things struck me.  First of all, I was surprised at the limited number of hands that were shown on the 2 hour telecast.  I realize that while the actual time of play was somewhere in the neighborhood of 11 hours, that they wouldn’t be showing all of the hands.  But what struck me was how many hands didn’t make the cut.

They failed to show the AA hand that doubled Oppenheim up early in the event, and they only showed a few hands of the heads up match with Grinder vs. Vladimir.  I was surprised also Read more…