On Thursday night (January 17), Television Hall of Fame member Betty White celebrated her 97th birthday with cake and played poker with her buddies. Betty, who has the longest television career of any female entertainer, regularly plays poker with her friends in Los Angeles.
The first-ever World Poker Tour Alpha8 tournament ($100,000 buy-in) concluded yesterday at the Seminole Hard Rock in Hollywood, Florida with Steven Silverman as the champion! The final table lasted for almost 18 levels and Silverman had to defeat November Niner J.C. Tran, who recently signed with 888poker, heads-up to take down the first place prize of $891,660.
The poker superstar from South Florida who has over $6.9 million in career winnings is facing foreclosure as he owes almost $340,000 in federal taxes.
Record shows that 29-year old Mizrachi, who had a record-breaking stint during the 2005 World Poker Series, is hit by the IRS for $339,711 lien. According to court records, his Hollywood condo that he owns with his brother, Robert Mizrachi, has been foreclosed and will be sold via online Auction this Wednesday. His Miramar home has also been foreclosed and will be up for sale next week.Read more » Mizrachi, the poker champ owes $340,000 in taxes and is in foreclosure
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