Kelly Minkin is the last woman standing again in the WSOP’s Main Event, joining Maria Ho, Annie Duke and Gaelle Baumann as the only women to finish as the highest female in the Main Event twice.
Mizrachi won the World Series of Poker’s prestigious $50,000 buy-in Poker Players Championship in 2010, 2012 and 2018.
Just as LeBron James affected the NBA futures market when he signed with the Lakers, John Tavares did the same in the NHL when he moved to the Toronto Maple Leafs.
It’s the second-largest World Series of Poker’s Main Event field ever, trailing only the 2006 tournament that featured 8,773 players at the height of the online and TV poker boom.
The Phoenix Suns are the 8-1 favorite to win the NBA Summer League title game in Las Vegas and the Sacramento Kings and Charlotte Hornets are each 10-1.
Maria Konnikova already has earned $177,722 in poker tournament winnings in 2018, less than two years after being introduced to the game.
After Golden State signed All-Star DeMarcus Cousins on Monday, the Westgate sports book quickly made the Warriors minus-150 favorites to win their third straight NBA championship while dropping the Lakers to the 9-2 third choice.
Wagers on Alabama quarterback Tua Tagovailoa and Clemson QB Trevor Lawrence to win the Heisman Trophy caused the Westgate sports book to improve their odds.
The Lakers, mired in a five-year playoff drought, opened at 9-2 odds at the Westgate sports book to win the 2019 NBA title and were quickly moved to 7-2 Sunday shortly after news broke that they’d signed LeBron James.