1973 World Series of Poker

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The 1973 World Series of Poker (WSOP) was a series of poker tournaments held at Binion's Horseshoe. The 1973 series marked the first time a single player won more than one preliminary World Series of Poker event.

Preliminary events[edit]

Event Winner Prize Runner-up
$1,000 7 Card Razz Sam Angel $32k Unknown
$3,000 Deuce to 7 Draw Aubrey Day $17k Unknown
$1,000 No Limit Hold'em Walter "Puggy" Pearson $17k Unknown
$4,000 7-Card Stud Walter "Puggy" Pearson $32k Eric Drache
$3,000 Deuce to 7 Draw Jack Straus $17k Unknown
Limit Ace to 5 Draw Joe Bernstein $21k Unknown
5 Card Stud Bill Boyd $10k Unknown

Main Event[edit]

There were 13 entrants to the main event. Each paid $10,000 to enter the winner-take-all tournament.

Final table[edit]

Place Name Prize
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

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