|Residence||Bethel, New York, U.S.|
|Born||December 26, 1937(age 81)|
|World Series of Poker|
Main Event finish
|World Poker Tour|
Heimowitz started playing poker for baseball cards at the age of 9. He went on to join the U.S. Army; by the time he left the service at age 21, Heimowitz had won approximately $10,000 playing against his fellow servicemen.
Heimowitz has attended the World Series of Poker (WSOP) since 1975 and has won six bracelets:
|1975||$5,000 No Limit Hold'em||$32,000|
|1986||$1,500 Limit Hold'em||$175,800|
|1991||$5,000 Pot Limit Omaha||$126,000|
|1994||$1,500 Pot Limit Hold'em||$148,200|
|2000||$5,000 Limit Hold'em||$284,000|
|2001||$1,000 Seniors' No Limit Hold'em||$115,430|
Heimowitz won a Poker After Dark title on his sole appearance, earning $120,000. The show was themed around former Mayfair Club regulars with a table composed of Heimowitz, Mickey Appleman, Dan Harrington, Mike Shichtman, Howard Lederer, and Steve Zolotow.
As of 2019, Heimowitz has made $2,121,439 in live tournament winnings. His 43 cashes at the WSOP account for $1,526,581 of those winnings.
Outside poker, Heimowitz enjoys keeping himself fit. He lives with his wife Carole (they married in 1960.) They have four sons (Eddie, Lonnie, Roy, and Neil) and nine grandchildren (Katelyn, Jaclyn, Angelo, Max, Sofia, Jake, Anatoly, Casey, and Neil Patrick).