2012 NHC Champion and Eclipse Award Winner
Michael won the 2012 National Handicapping Championship taking the grand prize of $1 million and the Eclipse award for best handicapper of 2012. Beychok finished 23rd in 2011 and 40th in 2015. Other notable tournament results include a 2nd in the 2000 Youbet Online Handicapping Challenge. He is a 7 time NHC qualifier and the all-time leading money winner in handicapping contests.