Sarge Ferris Wins $10,000 Deuce-to-Seven Draw Defeats field of 19 (6 rebuys of which two were his), including Doyle Brunson heads up, for $150,000 and his first bracelet. [This would end up as the future Poker Hall of Famer's only bracelet.]
$10,000 Deuce-to-Seven Draw With Rebuys (Event #9, began 5/12)
Gabe Kaplan Leads After Second Day of Main Event With 203,100 chips, actor has more than double Stu Ungar's 92,500 in second. Shelby Parrot is third with 67,000, Jerry Fong fourth with 64,700, and Doyle Brunson fifth with 60,600.
Gabe Kaplan Finishes Sixth in Main Event, Best Celebrity Finish Ever Comedian and actor is unfortunately the money bubble boy.
Stu Ungar Wins 1980 WSOP Main Event Defeats field of 73, including Last Champ Standing Doyle Brunson heads up, for $365,000 to become the youngest Main Event winner at 26. Johnny Moss also reaches final table, finishing fourth for $73,000, half of Brunson's prize.
$10,000 Main Event - No-Limit Hold 'Em (Event #12, began 5/19)
David Williams , b. Arlington, TX as David Anthony Williams 2004 WSOP Main Event 2nd place ($3,500,000). Won 2006 $1,500 Seven-Card Stud ($163,118). 1 Circuit ring. Wikipedia | WSOP.com | Hendon
Elton Tsang , b. Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada as Tsang Ka Wai Won 2016 Big One for One Drop for $12,248,912, which was a non-bracelet event at the Monte Carlo One Drop Extravaganza but put him in the top ten in career WSOP winnings. Founded and organized first poker tournament in Macau. Wikipedia | WSOP.com | Hendon
Scott Fischman , b. Langhorne, PA Two bracelets: 2004 $2,000 H.O.R.S.E. ($100,200) & 2004 $1,500 No-Limit Hold 'Em ($300,000). Set record for youngest player with two bracelets at age 23. Wikipedia | WSOP.com | Hendon
Dutch Boyd , b. Columbia, MO as Russell Aaron Boyd Three bracelets: 2006 $2,500 Short-Handed No-Limit Hold 'Em ($475,712), 2010 $2,500 Limit Hold 'Em 6-Max ($234,065), & 2014 $1,000 No-Limit Hold 'Em ($288,744). Wikipedia | WSOP.com | Hendon