1995 World Series of Poker

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The 1995 World Series of Poker (WSOP) was a series of poker tournaments held at Binion's Horseshoe.

Preliminary events[edit]

Event Winner Prize Runner-up
$1,500 Limit Hold'em Christian Van Hees $315,000 Eli Balas
$1,500 Seven Card Stud Valter Farina $144,600 Stavros Karabinas
$1,500 Limit Omaha Berry Johnston $91,200 Daniel Bakker
$1,500 Chinese Poker John Tsagaris $41,400 Bruce Cohen
$1,500 Seven Card Stud Hi-Lo Split Rod Peate $127,200 Steve Hohn
$1,500 Razz Mickey Sisskind $82,800 Leroy Baca
$1,500 Omaha Hi-Lo Split Max Stern $140,400 Cong Do
$1,500 No Limit Hold'em Richard Klamian $205,875 Byron Wolford
$1,500 Pot Limit Omaha w/Rebuys Phil Earle $143,400 Ron Graham
$1,500 Pot Limit Hold'em Peter Vilandos $148,500 Mick Cook
$2,500 Seven Card Stud Hi-Lo Split Men Nguyen $96,000 Steve Nixon
$5,000 No Limit Deuce to Seven Draw w/Rebuys John Bonetti $101,250 Johnny Chan
$2,500 Omaha Hi-Lo Split Marlon De Los Santos $119,000 Jim Douglas
$1,500 Ace to Five Draw Clifford Roof $81,600 Tony Bolton
$5,000 Chinese Poker w/Rebuys Steve Zolotow $112,500 Doyle Brunson
$2,500 Limit Hold'em Men Nguyen $186,000 Carl McKelvey
$2,500 Seven Card Stud Dan Robison $140,000 John Spadavecchia
$2,500 Pot Limit Omaha w/Rebuys Hilbert Shirey $137,000 Phil Mazzella
$2,500 Pot Limit Hold'em Hilbert Shirey $163,000 Tom Jacobs
$5,000 Seven Card Stud Anthony DeAngelo $154,000 T. J. Cloutier
$2,500 No Limit Hold'em Dan Harrington $249,000 John Gordon
$5,000 Limit Hold'em Mickey Appleman $234,000 Humberto Brenes
$1,000 Ladies' Seven Card Stud Starla Brodie $35,200 Karen Wolfson

Main Event[edit]

There were 273 entrants to the main event. Each paid $10,000 to enter the tournament.

Final table[edit]

Place Name Prize
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

Other High Finishes[edit]

NB: This list is restricted to top 30 finishers with an existing Wikipedia entry.

Place Name Prize
7th Tom Franklin $69,200
8th Henry Orenstein $51,900
10th Roger Moore $27,680
12th John Esposito $27,680
15th Billy Argyros $24,220
17th Freddy Deeb $20,760
20th Jason Lester $17,300
21st Berry Johnston $17,300
22nd David Baxter $17,300
23rd Mike Sexton $17,300
26th Hal Kant $17,300
28th Jack Keller $17,300
30th Al Krux None

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