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The 1973 World Series of Poker (WSOP) was held at Binion’s Horseshoe. This year marked the first year a single player won more than one preliminary World Series of Poker event.

1st Walter “Puggy” Pearson $130,000
2nd Johnny Moss None
3rd Jack Straus None
4th Bobby Brazil None
5th Bob Hooks None
6th Brian “Sailor” Roberts None

The 1978 World Series of Poker (WSOP) was held in May 1978 at Binion’s Horseshoe and was the first WSOP that wasn’t a winner-take-all prize. Instead the tournament had a progressive prize structure, as follows 50% for the Winner then 20% for second, 15% for third, 10% for fourth and 5% for fifth place. There were 42 entrants to the main event. Each paid $10,000 to enter the tournament. This was the first time that the main event paid a prize to any players other than the winner.

1st Bobby Baldwin $210,000
2nd Crandell Addington $84,000
3rd Louis Hunsucker $63,000
4th Buck Buchanan $42,000
5th Jesse Alto $21,000
6th Ken Smith None

The 1981 World Series of Poker (WSOP) was held at Binion’s Horseshoe. There were 75 entrants to the main event. Each paid $10,000 to enter the tournament. The final hand saw Green with 10 9 and Ungar with A Q, and the board was 7 8 4 4 Q.

1st Stu Ungar $375,000
2nd Perry Green $150,000
3rd Gene Fisher $75,000
4th Ken Smith $37,500
5th Bill Smith $37,500
6th Jay Heimowitz $30,000

The 1983 World Series of Poker (WSOP) was held May 9th to May 12th, 1983 at Binion’s Horseshoe. There were 108 entrants to the main event. Each paid $10,000 to enter the tournament. Doyle Brunson fell just short in his attempt to win the main event for a third time when he finished third. Rod Peate and Tom McEvoy went on to play the longest heads-up match in World Series history until 2006. The match lasted over 7 hours. McEvoy emerged victorious becoming the first player to win the main event via satellite. Donnacha O’Dea was the first foreign player ever to place in the money at the WSOP.

1st Tom McEvoy $540,000
2nd Rod Peate $216,000
3rd Doyle Brunson $108,000
4th Carl McKelvey $54,000
5th Robert Geers $54,000
6th Donnacha O’Dea $43,200
7th ‘Austin Squatty’ John Jenkins $21,600
8th R.R. Pennington $21,600
9th George Huber $21,600

The 1987 World Series of Poker (WSOP) was held at Binion’s Horseshoe. There were 152 entrants to the main event. Each paid $10,000 to enter the tournament.

1st Johnny Chan $625,000
2nd Frank Henderson $250,000
3rd Bob Ciaffone $125,000
4th James Spain $68,750
5th Howard Lederer $56,250
6th Dan Harrington $43,750

The 1988 World Series of Poker (WSOP) was held at Binion’s Horseshoe. There were 167 entrants to the main event. Each paid $10,000 to enter the tournament.

1st Johnny Chan $700,000
2nd Erik Seidel $280,000
3rd Ron Graham $140,000
4th Humberto Brenes $83,050
5th T. J. Cloutier $63,000
6th Jim Bechtel $49,000
9th Jesse Alto $21,000

The 1989 World Series of Poker (WSOP) was held at Binion’s Horseshoe. The 1989 Main Event was won by 24 year old Phil Hellmuth, defeating defending champion Johnny Chan, and also breaking the record for the youngest player to win the WSOP Main Event (a record previously set by Stu Unger in 1980). Had Johnny Chan won, he would have tied Johnny Moss’s record of 3 consecutive Main Event wins. This year also marked the first year in which Johnny Moss did not finish any WSOP tournaments inside the payout positions. There were 178 entrants to the main event. Each paid $10,000 to enter the tournament.

1st Phil Hellmuth Jr $755,000
2nd Johnny Chan $302,000
3rd Don Zewin $151,000
4th Steve Lott $83,050
5th Lyle Berman $67,950
6th Noel Furlong $52,850

The 1990 World Series of Poker (WSOP) was held at Binion’s Horseshoe. There were 194 entrants to the main event. Each paid $10,000 to enter the tournament.

1st Mansour Matloubi $835,000
2nd Hans Lund $334,000
3rd Dave Crunkleton $167,000
4th Jim Ward $91,850
5th Berry Johnston $75,150
6th Al Krux $58,450

The 1991 World Series of Poker (WSOP) was held at Binion’s Horseshoe. There were 215 entrants to the main event. Each paid $10,000 to enter the tournament.

1st Brad Daugherty $1,000,000
2nd Don Holt $402,500
3rd Bob Veltri $201,250
4th Don Williams $115,000
5th Perry Green $69,000
6th Ali Farsai $34,500

The 1993 World Series of Poker (WSOP) was held at Binion’s Horseshoe. There were 220 entrants to the main event. Each paid $10,000 to enter the tournament.

1st Jim Bechtel $1,000,000
2nd Glenn Cozen $420,000
3rd John Bonetti $210,000
4th Mansour Matloubi $120,000
5th Thomas Chung $72,000
6th Mike Cowley $36,000

The 1994 World Series of Poker (WSOP) was held at Binion’s Horseshoe. There were 268 entrants to the main event. Each paid $10,000 to enter the tournament. Since this was the 25th Anniversary of the event, the winner received $1,000,000, plus his/her weight in silver, in celebration of the WSOP’s silver anniversary

1st Russ Hamilton $1,000,000 + His weight in Silver
2nd Hugh Vincent $588,000
3rd John Spadavecchia $294,000
4th Vince Burgio $168,000
5th Al Krux $100,800
6th Robert Turner $50,400

The 1995 World Series of Poker (WSOP) was held at Binion’s Horseshoe. There were 273 entrants to the main event. Each paid $10,000 to enter the tournament.

1st Dan Harrington $1,000,000
2nd Howard Goldfarb $519,000
3rd Brent Carter $302,250
4th Hamid Dastmalchi $173,000
5th Barbara Enright $114,180
6th Chuck Thompson $86,500

The 1997 World Series of Poker (WSOP) was held at Binion’s Horseshoe. Most notably, it was the only WSOP where the main event took place outdoors, at the Fremont Street Experience, just outside of Binions. The 1997 WSOP is also famous for marking the comeback of Stu Ungar who had last won the main event in 1981 and spent much of the previous years abusing cocaine. There were 312 entrants to the main event. Each paid $10,000 to enter the tournament.

1st Stu Ungar $1,000,000
2nd John Strzemp $583,000
3rd Mel Judah $371,000
4th Ron Stanley $212,000
5th Bob Walker $161,120
6th Peter Bao $127,200

The 1998 World Series of Poker (WSOP) was held at Binion’s Horseshoe. There were 350 entrants to the main event. Each paid $10,000 to enter the tournament.

1st Scotty Nguyen $1,000,000
2nd Kevin McBride $687,500
3rd T. J. Cloutier $437,500
4th Dewey Weum $250,000
5th Lee Salem $190,000

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