In that same year, he won WSOP Player of the Year.
Gorodinsky was born in St Petersburg, Russia and graduated from Olin Business School at the Washington University in St. Louis in 2009.
His first recorded cash on The Hendon Mob came in 2008, with Gorodinsky's cashes coming in a wide variety of tournaments including 8-Game, Chinese Poker, and Pot-Limit Omaha.
Gorodinsky made his first WSOP final table in 2012, finishing sixth in the $2,500 10-Game and won his first WSOP bracelet in 2013, taking down Event #5: $2,500 Omaha/Seven-Card Stud Hi-Low 8-or-Better for $216,958.
In 2015, Gorodinsky was named WSOP Player of the Year after a performance that saw him finish second in the $10,000 Razz Championship and win the $50,000 Poker Players Championship 12 months after finishing ninth in the same event.
Since 2015, he has been a regular at the WSOP and in High Roller Mixed Game tournaments. In 2018, he won a US Poker Open Pot-Limit Omaha title in 2018 for $179,200.
WSOP Player of the Year Winners