Michael "The Grinder" Mizrachi Leads $50k Poker Player's Championship After Day 3

Published on 2010-05-31 16:53:00

-- World Series of Poker - logo - Chips version - WSOP --Michael "The Grinder" Mizrachi is the chip leader of the $50,000 Poker Player's Championship after three full days of play.

There are currently 21 players left in the event after three days of play. The average chip stack is around 828k, and the top 16 spots will pay out a minimum of $98,330.

Here are the top five chip stacks in this event heading into Day 4:

Michael Mizrachi, 1,483,000
Vladimir Schmelev, 1,432,000
David Oppenheim, 1,340,000
Abe Mosseri, 1,338,000
Daniel Alaei, 1,227,000

Michael Mizrachi's brother, Robert Mizrachi, is also still alive in the event, as he is currently sitting with around 1.03 million in chips heading into Day 4.

Some of the other notable names who are still alive in this event include:

John Juanda (788k), Nick Schulman (611k), Andy Bloch (418k), Erik Seidel (373k) and Eli Elezra (336k)

"The Grinder" has had some well-documented financial issues as of late, so you have to figure that he will be particularly motivated to do well over the last two days of play.

Some of the names that hit the rail on Day 3: Doyle Brunson, Chris Ferguson and Phil Ivey.

Day 4 of the event will get under way at 3 pm (local time) on Monday afternoon.


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