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Betting For Justice 2014

 

2014 “Betting For Justice” Final Table Results

 

1st Place: Joe Marchese – $2,100 plus MPS Championship Belt; Miami Heat 4 ticket package; Miami Heat autographed team basketball; Barry Gibb autographed guitar used on tour with guitar stand, personalized “playing cards” guitar strap, and autographed “Mythology” book; One night stay at Seminole Hard Rock Hotel Hollywood with deluxe accomodations and $150 dinner for two at Council Oak Steaks & Seafood; Bottle service for four at Grand Central; Bottle of champagne at Wine Vault

 

2nd Place: Angel Vu – $1,182 plus Second Place trophy; Skrillex limited edition autographed poster and copy of “Recess” on vinyl; Bottle service for four at Mokai; Bottle of champagne at Wine Vault

 

3rd Place: Michael Ortiz – $784 plus Lasts Longest Host Trophy; Engelbert Humperdinck autographed guitar; Bottle service for four at Set; Bottle of champagne at Wine Vault

 

4th Place: Anthony Ruberto – $563 plus Viktor Rolf Flowerbomb gift set; Bottle service for four at Haven; Bottle of champagne at Wine Vault

 

5th Place: JC Ciavola – $487 plus Bottle service for four at Mansion; Bottle of champagne at Wine Vault

 

6th Place: Neil Kodsi – $380 plus Bottle service for four at Mansion; Bottle of champagne at Wine Vault

 

7th Place: Rick Gross – $298 plus Bottle service for four at Set; Bottle of champagne at Wine Vault

 

8th Place: Carlo Farioli – $247 plus Bottle service for four at Mokai; Bottle of champagne at Wine Vault

 

9th Place: Marc Reiner – $183 plus Dinner package of $75 at Moreno’s Cuba and $50 at Huahua’s; Bottle of champagne at Wine Vault

 

10th Place: Oz Ramos – $101 plus $60 gift certificate at Lost Weekend; $60 gift certificate at Kill Your Idol; $30 gift certificate at The Alibi; Bottle of champagne at Wine Vault

 

 

 

Our 2014 South Florida Poker Pro Hosts:

 

Tony Ruberto

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A World Poker Tour Main Event winner (Jacksonville, 2011), “Boston Tony” Ruberto has over $1.6 million in pro tournament earnings and is one of the most talented players on the circuit.  When he isn’t final tabling tourneys he’s also a professional pool player.

View Tony Ruberto’s Player Profile here: http://www.bluff.com/players/tony-ruberto/tournament-results/14745/

 

Nigel Murray

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Nigel is a staple of the South Florida tournament poker scene, with over $425,000 in career tournament earnings.  Fear the Nigel.

View Nigel Murray’s Player Profile here: http://www.bluff.com/players/nigel-murray/84140/

 

 

Michael Ortiz

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With over $300,000 in career tournament earnings in three years, Michael is proving to become one of the best players to have come out of South Florida when all is said and done.

View Michael Ortiz’ Player Profile here:  http://www.bluff.com/players/michael-ortiz/3819/

 

Michael Tait

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Michael has earned over $300,000 in tournaments and has been playing professionally all over the country for years.

View Mike Tait’s Player Profile here:  http://www.bluff.com/players/michael-tait/6671/

 

Juan Mubarak

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The silent assassin has over $185,000 in career tournament earnings and will be more than happy to catch you sleeping on your chips!

View Juan Mubarak’s Player Profile here: http://www.bluff.com/players/juan-mubarak-peralta/92232/

 

Zoltan Czinkota

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The Hungarian magician always finds a way to make other players chips disappear!  Zoltan recently put together a solid series at the Seminole Hard Rock Poker Open this past summer and looks to wreak more havoc this upcoming November.

View Zoltan Czinkota’s Player Profile here:  http://www.bluff.com/players/zoltan-czinkota/125836/

 

Bobby Leff

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Attorney by day, poker star by night.  Bobby runs deep in every type of poker tournament that exists!

View Bobby Leff’s Player Profile here:  http://www.bluff.com/players/robert-leff/121275/

 

“Big” Dave Lemmon

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“Big” Dave has been a true ambassador to the game of poker for South Florida, hosting a weekly radio show and a contributor to Ante Up poker magazine for several years.

Check out Big Dave @ Poker Action Line here:  http://www.pokeractionline.net/

 

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Our 2014 MPS Heads:

 

Lou Stadler

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“Donkey Lou” won last year’s BFJ tourney.  The line is between 2.7% and 7.2% that he repeats this year.

View Lou Stadler’s Player Profile here: http://www.bluff.com/players/lou-stadler/103933/

 

Phil Barrett

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The rockstar is coming in from Colorado to grace us with his skills and bad beats for our tourney.

View Phil Barrett’s Player Profile here: http://miamipokersociety.com/portfolio/phil-barrett/

 

 

Paul Janas

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Paul runs his MPS tourneys and wins his MPS tourneys.

View Paul Janas’ Player Profile here: http://miamipokersociety.com/portfolio/simon-shenker-2/

 

 

JC Ciavola

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The reigning MPS 2013 Player of the Year isn’t shy about playing with the big boys.

View JC Ciavola’s Player Profile here: http://miamipokersociety.com/portfolio/jc-ciavola/

 

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Our 2014 Partners and Sponsors:

 

lsgmi

 

Legal Services of Greater Miami  http://www.lsgmi.org/

 

mps

 

Miami Poker Society http://miamipokersociety.com/

 

 

 seminole

Seminole Hard Rock Hollywood Casino http://seminolehardrockpokeropen.com/

 

Miami Heat

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Miami Heat http://www.nba.com/heat/

 

 

 

barry

Barry Gibb http://www.barrygibb.com/

 

engelbert

Engelbert Humperdinck https://www.engelbert.com/

 

skrillex

Skrillex http://skrillex.com/

 

grandcentral

Grand Central http://www.grandcentralmiami.com/

 

haven

Haven http://havenlounge.com/

 

 winevault

Wine Vault http://www.winevaultmiami.com/

 

mansion

Mansion http://www.mansionmiami.com/dev/

 

mokai

Mokai http://www.mokaimiami.com/

 

set

Set http://www.setmiami.com/

 

 

morenos

Moreno’s http://morenoscuba.com/

 

 

lostweekend

Lost Weekend https://www.facebook.com/LostWeekendSB

 

 

 killyouridol

Kill Your Idol https://www.facebook.com/killyouridolmiami

 

 

huahuas 

Huahua’s http://huahuastaco.com/

 

 

 alibi

The Alibi http://www.alibi.me/