Sorel Mizzi

Sorel Mizzi

aka "Imper1um"
Nationality
Canada
Canada
GPI Rank 5,126
Total Live Earnings $13,518,950
The Hendon Mob Data provided by The Hendon Mob

Biography

Sorel Mizzi is a professional poker player from Canada with over $13.2 million in live tournament earnings, according to the Hendon Mob. He plays online under the names “Imper1um” and “Zangbezan24.”

Sorel Mizzi Background

Mizzi was born in Toronto, Ontario, Canada on April 16, 1986. He joined the army at the age of 16 and spent two years in sreserve training in Meaford, Ontario. After the army, Mizzi took an interest in online poker and supported the hobby with a job as a telemarketer. He left his job to focus on poker after winning $80,000 in a week.

Off the felt, Mizzi beat Poker Hall of Famer Brian Rast with a third-round knockout during a boxing match in 2015.

Sorel Mizzi Twitter/X

Sorel Mizzi can be found on Twitter/X at: @SorelMizzi

Sorel Mizzi Instagram

Mizzi can be found on Instagram at: @SorelMizzi

Sorel Mizzi YouTube

Sorel Mizzi can be found on YouTube at: @b7zzy

Sorel Mizzi Poker History

Mizzi was sponsored by Titan Poker in 2010 and he played high roller tournaments all over the world in events like Grand Prix de Paris, WPT Vienna, and the PartyPoker Premier League.

Mizzi finished tenth in the 2006 Ultimate Bet Aruba Poker Classic and in third at the 2007 Irish Poker Open. He has three final tables and 15 finishes in the money at the World Series of Poker, and five final tables on the World Poker Tour. In 2010, Mizzi was named BLUFF Player of the Year.

His biggest cashes came at the GuangDong Asia Millions with a third-place finish for over $2 million and at the $100K at the 2013 EPT Monte Carlo stop for $890,471. Mizzi has twice finished in third at the Aussie Millions Poker Championship.

Sorel Mizzi Top 5 Cashes

DateEventPlacePrize
June 2013GuangDong Asia Millions Main Event3$2,073,868
May 2013EPT Monte Carlo $100K3$890,471
February 2014Aussie Millions Poker Championship2$874,837
January 2010Aussie Millions Poker Championship3$659,917
January 2015PCA $100K Super High Roller4$659,400

Sorel Mizzi Controversies

Full Tilt Poker Scandal

Mizzi took over for his friend, Chris Vaughn, from another location during a tournament in December 2007. Mizzi won the tournament and was disqualified. He admitted wrongdoing and apologized.

2016 PokerStars Ban

Mizzi was banned from PokerStars for a second time after he played from the United States on another players account during the 2015 WCOOP. It was the second time Mizzi was banned on PokerStars after a three-month suspension for multi-accounting in 2008.

PokerNews Covered Events

Event Place Prize
2023 WSOP Paradise
Event #10: $5,000 Main Event Championship
202nd $12,100
2023 WSOP Paradise
Event #11: $800 Flip & Go
24th $3,400
2023 WSOP Paradise
Event #9: $100,000 Ultra High Roller
16th $173,000
2023 WSOP Paradise
Event #7: $50,000 Super High Roller
15th $93,200
2022 World Series of Poker
Event #87: $5,000 8-Handed No-Limit Hold'em
67th $8,843
2022 World Series of Poker
Event #88: $1,000 Super Turbo No-Limit Hold'em
106th $2,002
2022 World Series of Poker
Event #78: $2,500 No-Limit Hold'em
181st $4,009
2021 World Series of Poker
Event #87: $100,000 High Roller No-Limit Hold'em
6th $331,806
2021 World Series of Poker
Event #68: $1,111 Little One for One Drop
3rd $186,824
2020 GGPoker WSOP Online Bracelet Events
Event #78: $1,000 Turbo No Limit Hold'em 6-Handed
129th $2,638
2020 GGPoker WSOP Online Bracelet Events
Event #70: $25,000 NLH POKER PLAYERS CHAMPIONSHIP, $10M GTD
40th $70,150
2020 GGPoker WSOP Online Bracelet Events
Event #63: $500 Mini Main Event, $5M GTD
1189th $1,541
2020 GGPoker WSOP Online Bracelet Events
Event #62: $1,500 Pot Limit Omaha
52nd $4,717
2020 GGPoker WSOP Online Bracelet Events
Event #37: $1,050 Bounty Pot Limit Omaha
41st $1,891
2020 WSOP.com Online Bracelet Events
Event #14: $3,200 No-Limit Hold'em High Roller
53rd $6,484
2020 WSOP.com Online Bracelet Events
Event #5: $1,000 No-Limit Hold'em Freezeout
117th $1,623
2020 World Series of Poker Circuit Rio Las Vegas
$1,700 Main Event
21st $8,760
MSPT Venetian Poker Bowl IV
$1,100 Main Event
31st $4,559
2018 Caribbean Poker Party
$50,000 Super High Roller
5th $225,000
2018 World Series of Poker
Event #68: $1,000 + 111 The Little One for One Drop No-Limit Hold'em
105th $3,654
2018 World Series of Poker
Event #62: $888 Crazy Eights No-Limit Hold'em 8-Handed - $888,888 Guaranteed 1st Place
364th $3,031
2018 World Series of Poker
Event #34: $1,000 DOUBLE STACK No-Limit Hold'em
716th $1,598
2018 World Series of Poker
Event #21: $1,500 No-Limit Hold'em MILLIONAIRE MAKER
169th $6,654
2018 World Series of Poker
Event #7: $565 COLOSSUS No-Limit Hold’em
556th $3,042
2017 World Series of Poker
Event #74: The Little One for One Drop - $1,000 +111 No-Limit Hold'em
585th $1,610
2017 World Series of Poker
Event #60: $888 Crazy Eights No-Limit Hold'em 8-Handed
826th $1,575
2017 World Series of Poker
Event #38: $10,000 Limit Hold'em Championship
3rd $135,985
2017 World Series of Poker
Event #20: $1,500 No-Limit Hold'em MILLIONAIRE MAKER
1011th $2,357
2017 World Series of Poker
Event #5: THE COLOSSUS III - $565 No-Limit Hold'em
687th $2,629
2017 partypoker LIVE Million North America
$10,300 High Roller
3rd 84,100 CAD
2015 World Poker Tour Amsterdam
Main Event
10th €14,650
2015 PokerStars and Monte-Carlo® Casino EPT Grand Final
€25,500 High Roller
26th €51,600
2015 PokerStars.com EPT Season 11 Malta
€5,300 Main Event
94th €10,850
2015 PokerStars Caribbean Adventure
$100,000 Super High Roller
4th $659,400
PokerStars.net APPT Season 8 Asia Championship of Poker
Main Event
18th 338,000 HKD
2014 World Series of Poker
Event #42: $5,000 Six-Handed Pot-Limit Omaha
9th $35,902
2014 World Series of Poker
Event #20: $3,000 No-Limit Hold'em Shootout
18th $7,805
2014 World Series of Poker
Event #15: $3,000 Six-Handed No-Limit Hold'em
68th $5,484
2014 Aussie Millions
$10,600 Main Event
2nd 1,000,000 AUD
2013 PokerStars.com EPT London
£10,300 High Roller
3rd £161,560
2013 World Series of Poker
Event #44: $3,000 No-Limit Hold'em
90th $6,555
2013 World Series of Poker
Event #41: $5,000 Pot-Limit Omaha (Six Handed)
16th $19,646
2013 World Series of Poker
Event #24: $1,500 No-Limit Hold'em
108th $3,178
2013 GuangDong Ltd. Asia Millions
Main Event
3rd 16,100,000 HKD
The 2013 PokerStars and Monte-Carlo® Casino EPT Grand Final
€100,000 Super High Roller
3rd €679,100
The 2013 PokerStars and Monte-Carlo® Casino EPT Grand Final
€25,000 High Roller
10th €85,400
2012 PokerStars.net EPT Prague
High Roller
5th €74,800
2012 World Series of Poker
Event 61: $10,000 No-Limit Hold'em Main Event
151st $52,718
2012 World Series of Poker
Event 40: $2,500 Limit Hold'em - Six-Handed
5th $33,541
2012 World Series of Poker
Event 11: $1,500 Pot-Limit Omaha
93rd $2,697
2011 World Series of Poker
Event #58: $10,000 Main Event
95th $64,531
2011 World Series of Poker
Event #48: $1,500 No-Limit Hold’em
32nd $15,089
2011 World Series of Poker
Event #26: $2,500 No-Limit Hold'em / Six Handed
97th $5,705
2011 World Series of Poker
Event #21: $10,000 Seven Card Stud Championship
11th $27,643
2011 World Series of Poker
Event #14: $3,000 Limit Hold'em
16th $8,850
2011 Aussie Millions
Event #9: Aussie Millions Main Event
9th 130,000 AUD
2010 World Series of Poker
Event #35: $10,000 Heads Up No-Limit Hold'em Championship
22nd $17,987
2010 World Series of Poker
Event #26: $2,500 No-Limit Hold'em / Six Handed
25th $15,062
2010 World Series of Poker
Event #21: $1,500 Seven Card Stud
6th $22,235
2010 WPT Paris
High Roller
2nd €120,000
2010 PokerStars.com EPT Grand Final - Monte Carlo
High Roller
6th €143,400
2010 PokerStars.net NAPT Mohegan Sun
2010 PokerStars.net NAPT Mohegan Sun Main Event
81st $8,500
2010 Aussie Millions
Event 9: $10,500 Aussie Millions Main Event
3rd 715,000 AUD
2009 World Series of Poker
Event 56 - $5,000 Six-handed No Limit Hold'em
54th $13,957
2009 World Series of Poker
Event 35 - $5,000 Pot Limit Omaha
2nd $253,048
2009 World Series of Poker
Event 7 - $1,500 No Limit Hold'em
136th $3,276
2009 World Series of Poker
Event 2 - $40,000 No Limit Hold'em
25th $71,858
2009 Aussie Millions
Event 9 - $10,500 Aussie Millions Main Event
16th 65,000 AUD
2008 PokerStars.com EPT Budapest
€4,350 EPT Budapest Main Event
54th €5,320
2008 PokerStars.com EPT London
£5,200 EPT London Main Event
27th £13,052
2008 World Series of Poker Europe
Event 3 - £5,000 Pot Limit Omaha
2nd £132,000
2008 World Series of Poker
Event 24 - $2,500 Pot-Limit Hold'em/Omaha
29th $6,307
2008 World Series of Poker
Event 5 - $1,000 No-Limit Hold'em w/ Re-buys
68th $8,103
2008 PokerStars.com EPT Grand Final - Monte Carlo
PokerStars.com European Poker Tour Grand Final
55th $46,548
2007 World Series of Poker
Event 55 - $10,000 World Championship No Limit Holdem
208th $51,398
2007 World Series of Poker
Event 38 - $1,500 No Limit Holdem
43rd $15,547
2007 World Series of Poker
Event 8 - $1,000 No Limit Holdem w/ rebuys
17th $18,745
WPT $25,000 Championship - Bellagio
WPT Championship Main Event
15th $154,705

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