Paul McKinney at the 2006 World Series of Poker.
|Residence||Princeton, West Virginia|
|World Series of Poker|
Main Event finish
|World Poker Tour|
McKinney, who won the 2005 World Series of Poker $1,000 Seniors No Limit Hold'em event (an event that is open to players who are at least aged 50), became the second-oldest person to win a WSOP event (80; Johnny Moss won the 1988 World Series of Poker $1,500 Ace to Five Draw event on his 81st birthday), on his bio sheet for the World Series of Poker he listed his hobbies as "moonshine, cigars and young women.". McKinney also finished 9th in the 1998 World Series of Poker. He has twice also made the final table of the United States Poker Championship, held at the Taj Mahal in Atlantic City, N.J., in 1996 and 1998.
World Series of Poker Bracelet
|2005||$1,000 Seniors No Limit Hold'em||$202,725|
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