PRESS | Press Release
Posted on 01/06/2012
Second Annual Michael "The Grinder" Mizrachi Charity Poker Tournament to Benefit David Posnack JCC's Preschool/Special Needs Scholarship Fund to Take Place Wed., Jan. 18 at Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino
Win $10,000 or Entry into the WPT Seminole Hard Rock Showdown in April
HOLLYWOOD, FLA. – The second annual Michael "The Grinder" Mizrachi Charity Poker Tournament to benefit David Posnack Jewish Community Center's (JCC) Preschool/Special Needs Scholarship Fund will launch on Wed., Jan. 18 at 7 p.m. at The Poker Room at Seminole Paradise at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino. The top award will be $10,000* or an entry into the WPT Seminole Hard Rock Showdown in April 2012.
A $150 buy-in donation will secure a seat in this exciting and charitable tournament. One free re-buy is available if the ticket is purchased through the David Posnack JCC by January 11, 2012 (a $25 value). During play, there will be an optional re-buy structure for the first 90 minutes with re-buys of $25 and a $50 add-on.
Mizrachi is a North Miami Beach, Florida native whose success in the poker playing field has garnered him international fame as well as $11.2 million dollars to date. Mizrachi, known as "The Grinder" for his solid consistent playing style, won the 2010 World Series of Poker's $50,000 buy-in Players Championship, was 2006 Cardplayer of the Year and holds 19 titles including two World Poker Tour titles.
"We invite players of all levels to join us for a thrilling event designed to enrich our youth and educational community by providing financial assistance to families in need," said Scott Ehrlich, executive director of the David Posnack JCC. "Last year, our inaugural tournament saw more than 200 players and raised $28,150. This year, our goal is to exceed that number."
The second annual Michael "The Grinder" Mizrachi Charity Poker Tournament to benefit David Posnack JCC's Preschool/Special Needs Scholarship Fund is sponsored by the Law Firm of Cohen & Cohen of Hollywood, Florida.
For registration and information, please call the David Posnack JCC at 954-434-0499, ext. 311 or visit www.jccpoker.com .
About Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino
Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino invites you to PLAYHARD! Play, stay, dine, and shop at South Florida's ultimate entertainment destination. Over 90 tables offer Blackjack, Baccarat, Mini-Baccarat, Pai Gow Poker, Three Card Poker, Texas Hold'em Bonus Poker, Casino War and Let it Ride on a nearly three-acre casino floor. Additionally, 2,500 slots include the Native-American Casino linked Multi-Area Progressive Jackpots and Mega Jackpots. Separate high-limit rooms for table games and slots, in addition to a non-smoking room, are available for guests to enjoy. Loyal Player's Club members also have access to the exclusive VIP Plum Lounge and VIP Chef's Table show kitchen. The Poker Room at Seminole Paradise hosts various games and tournaments of Limit and No Limit Texas Hold 'em, 7-Card Stud and two dollar and four dollar limit Omaha Hi Lo games. Located inside the casino is Hard Rock Cafe -Hollywood, part of Hard Rock's 136 globally recognized rock 'n' roll restaurants. The Green Lodging Certified by the State of Florida, AAA Four Diamond-rated resort showcases 500 luxurious guest rooms, 18 restaurants and lounges, 40,000 square feet of meeting room space, the Body Rock Spa, 23 boutique shops, 13 nightclubs, the 400-seat Paradise Live theater and the 5,500–seat Hard Rock Live concert arena. Located on State Road 7 (U.S. 441) in Hollywood, Florida. Take I-95, exit Stirling Rd. and travel west to 1 Seminole Way. For more information, call (954) 327-ROCK, 1 800-937-0010 or visit us online at www.seminolehardrockhollywood.com or www.facebook.com/seminolehardrockhollywood .
* In the event that 125 players are not registered, the top prize will be guaranteed at $5,000.