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Update: Mizrachi wins Isle main event

  This isn't news to anyone who knows him, but Michael "The Grinder" Mizrachi is not a poker snob. Sure, he's won World Series of Poker and World Poker Tour events, but that doesn't mean he'll ever shun a game here in South Florida.

   So it should come as little surprise that he played -- and prevailed in the main event at the Isle Open Monday, besting the field of 230 in the $2,200 buy-in event. The South Florida native took home $128,000.

"It's a great feeling when you win in your own backyard," Mizrachi said. "The only cost is gas."

 I'm trying to snag a quote from him, but he's flying out to California for Breeders' Cup related business.

The rest of the results:

Michael Mizrachi    Miramar, FL    $128,800
Ory Hen    Cooper City, FL    $75,900
Mukul Pahuja    N Lauderdale, FL    $50,600
Joseph Gibbons    Tarpon Springs    $35,190
Phillip Weast    Tampa, FL    $26,220
Justin Zaki    Tierra Verde, FL    $20,240
Daniel Genatche    Deerfield Beach, FL    $15,640
Matt O'Donnell    Lutz, FL    $11,500
Stephen Diamantas    Tampa, FL    $8,280
Ben Smith    West Palm Beach, FL    $6,440
Gudmundur Sigurfonsson    Pompano Beach, FL    $6,440
Mohammad Siddiqui    Pembroke Pines, FL    $6,440
Barry Hutter    Brandenton, FL     $5,520
Donald Todd    Davie, FL    $5,520
Samantha Cohen    Boca Raton, FL    $5,520
Matthew Mendez    Boynton Beach, FL    $4,830
Georgia Felger    Lantana, FL    $4,830
Filipp Khavin    Treasure Island, FL    $4,830
Frederick Goldberg    Plantation, FL    $4,140
Nader Bahhur    Boca Raton, FL    $4,140
Carl Delprete    Delray Beach, FL    $4,140
Jerry Wong    Brooklyn, NY    $4,140
Michael Minetti    Las Vegas, NV    $4,140
Timothy Miles    Tallahassee, FL    $4,140
Zachary Kessler    Boca Raton, FL    $4,140
James Smith    Meadowlands, PA    $4,140
Bryan Morton    Davie, FL    $4,140

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