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5 of the Most Epic Performances in WSOP History

Michael “the Grinder” Mizrachi just won his third career Poker Players Championship event at the 2018 WSOP. The feat has the entire poker world buzzing, calling it one of the greatest achievements in poker history.

In the wake of Mizrachi’s win, we took a look at a number of other great WSOP performances and listed the five we felt stood out among the rest as truly epic. Have a look and see if you agree with our picks.

Bubble Breaks at the 2010 WSOP Main Event

Since Cardplayerlifestyle.com last reported on the Main Event, poker play has continued unabated and the starting field over 7,300+ had been whittled down to 748, when the money bubble finally burst.

This year’s bubble boy is Tim McDonald. Losing with pocket queens to a flopped full house on a board of A-A-2, McDonald’s consolation prize for being eliminated is a free seat at next year’s World Series of Poker Main Event (still a good bit less than the $19,000+ guaranteed to every player in the money).