Artie Cobb

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Artie Cobb
Nickname(s) None
Residence Bethel, New York
Born (1942-11-17) November 17, 1942 (age 74)
World Series of Poker
Bracelet(s) 4
Money finish(es) 29
Highest ITM
Main Event finish
28th, 1990
Information accurate as of 12 September 2010.

Artie Cobb (born November 17, 1942) is an American professional poker player, based in Las Vegas, Nevada. Cobb began playing poker in New York, where he is originally from, and would later move to Las Vegas in 1976.

Poker career[edit]

Cobb has won four bracelets at the World Series of Poker (WSOP), three of them in seven-card stud. To date, only one player has made more in WSOP stud events than Cobb.[1]

He won his first bracelet in the 1983 WSOP $1,000 seven card stud event Hi-Lo event, defeating David Singer during the heads-up play. This was Cobb's first cash in any WSOP event.

Cobb won his second bracelet in 1987, defeating multi-bracelet winner Don Williams heads-up in a seven card stud event. He later won two more bracelets at the WSOP, both in seven card stud events.

Cobb cashed in the $10,000 no limit Texas hold'em main event in 1986 (34th), 1987 (34th), and 1990 (28th).

As of 2011, his total live tournament winnings exceed $1,550,000.[2]

World Series of Poker Bracelets[edit]

Year Tournament Prize (US$)
1983 $1,000 Seven Card Stud Hi-Lo $52,000
1987 $5,000 Seven Card Stud $142,000
1991 $1,500 Seven Card Stud $146,400
1998 $2,500 Seven Card Stud $152,000

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Hendon Mob database WSOP All Time Stud
  2. ^ Hendon Mob tournament results