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Robert Mizrachi Wins 2016 WSOP Event 3

During the third event of the 2016 World Series of Poker, pro player Robert Mizrachi has just won his fourth gold bracelet; and it is his third consecutive year that he has taken first place. Mizrachi walked away with the cash prize of $242,662 of the $10,000 Seven Card Stud Championship event, where he stood out from among 86 other participants. The final table was exciting, but ultimately it came down between Mizrachi and Matt Grapenthien.

Final Table Poker Showdown

Eight players left at the final table, but they were quickly dealt with, leaving Mizrachi and Grapenthien in a heads-up battle. The final hand of the table was a great showdown between these two players. The betting went back and forth as each player got their cards:

Fourth Street:

  • Mizrachi 6 of clubs
  • Grapenthien Two of Clubs
Fifth Street:

  • Mizrachi Ace of Spades
  • Grapenthien 9 of spades
Sixth Street:

  • Mizrachi 8 of spades
  • Grapenthien Q of clubs

By this time Grapenthien had gone all-in with the remainder of his chips. They both unveiled their hole cards revealing that Mizrachi had taken the win with his pocket ace of diamondsAce of Clubs, making a three of a kind against Grapenthien’s hole cards 4 of hearts3 of spades, and getting only two small pairs. Giving Mizrachi the victory after three hours of long battles. He was very happy to have won his fourth WSOP and third consecutive year winning a bracelet.

“This one was very exciting because it’s a very prestigious game. This game has been played a long time, so it’s very satisfying to win such a prestigious tournament.”

Event #3 Player Awards

There were eight players to walk away with some cash in their pockets during the final table. They may not have won the gold bracelet during this event, but with more than a month of poker events left, they still have a chance to make a name for themselves, and they have the extra cash to play with as well.

Place Player Prize POY Points
1 Robert Mizrachi $242,662 480
2 Matt Grapenthien $149,976 400
3 George Danzer $103,230 320
4 Ted Forrest $72,971 240
5 Steve Weiss $53,012 200
6 David Benyamine $39,611 160
7 Bill Chen $30,466 120
8 Calvin Anderson $24,142 80