1992 World Series of Poker

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The 1992 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 Seven Card Stud Men Nguyen $120,600 Tom McEvoy
$1,500 Pot Limit Hold'em Buddy Bonnecaze $115,800 Jimmy Athanas
$1,500 Razz Lamar Hampton $80,400 Men Nguyen
$1,500 Omaha Hi-Lo Split Eli Balas $122,400 Marlon De Los Santos
$1,500 No Limit Hold'em Lance Straughn $152,400 Greg Angel
$1,500 Seven Card Stud Hi-Lo Split Rick Steiner $105,000 Marsha Waggoner
$1,500 Limit Hold'em Bob Abell $226,800 Rocky Romano
$1,500 Limit Omaha Tom McEvoy $79,200 Berry Johnston
$1,500 Pot Limit Omaha Billy Thomas $81,000 Joe Lazar
$5,000 No Limit Deuce to Seven Draw Mickey Appleman $119,250 Huck Seed
$1,500 Ace to Five Draw Dal Derovin $90,000 Vince Burgio
$2,500 Limit Hold'em Erik Seidel $168,000 Phil Hellmuth
$2,500 Seven Card Stud Ray Rumler $106,000 Esther Rossi
$5,000 Pot Limit Omaha Hoyt Corkins $96,000 O'Neil Longson
$2,500 Pot Limit Hold'em Kenny Duggan $134,000 Noli Francisco
$5,000 Seven Card Stud Paul Clark $122,000 Ray Rumler
$2,500 No Limit Hold'em Lyle Berman $192,000 Humberto Brenes
$5,000 Limit Hold'em Phil Hellmuth $168,000 Steve Kopp
$1,000 Ladies' Seven Card Stud Shari Flanzer $38,000 Kim Alford

Main Event[edit]

There were 201 entrants to the main event. Each paid $10,000 to enter the tournament. Until 2007, this was the only year that there were fewer participants in the main event than the prior year.

Final table[edit]

Place Name Prize
1st Hamid Dastmalchi $1,000,000
2nd Tom Jacobs $353,500
3rd Hans Lund $176,750
4th Mike Alsaadi $101,000
5th Dave Crunkleton $60,600
6th Clyde Coleman $30,300

Other High Finishes[edit]

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

Place Name Prize
7th Johnny Chan $25,250
8th Jack Keller $20,200
12th John Bonetti $10,100
13th Todd Brunson $10,100
15th Bobby Baldwin $10,100
17th Berry Johnston $10,100
20th Surinder Sunar $8,080
21st Telly Savalas $8,080
22nd Barry Greenstein $8,080
23rd Mike Sexton $8,080
24th Mel Judah $8,080
25th Chris Bjorin $8,080