Jerry Buss Finishes Third in $2,500 Seven-Card Stud Los Angeles Lakers owner wins $33,250 (behind Rod Pardey and Don Williams) for his first WSOP cash. [This would end up as the best of his four WSOP cashes.]
Mim Penney Wins Female Record $88,750 Finishes second in $5,000 Seven-Card Stud to become leading female money winner, while Thomas Chung wins his second bracelet and $142,000. Incredibly, Chung's only other bracelet came two years earlier when Robin Brown set the previous women's record for biggest prize.
Bobby Baldwin Last Champ Standing in Main Event Exits in 29th place for $8,050, ending run of six straight years in which a former champ made the final table.
Gabe Kaplan Finishes 13th in WSOP Main Event Reaches Day 3 to win $11,500.
Brad Daugherty Wins 1991 WSOP Main Event Defeats field of 215, including Don Holt heads up, to earn first million dollar prize in poker tournament history. The WSOP advertised this as "The Million Dollar Dream".
$10,000 Main Event - No-Limit Hold 'Em (Event #18, began 5/13)
Joe McKeehen , b. North Wales, PA 2015 WSOP Main Event winner ($7,683,346). Two other bracelets: 2017 $10,000 Limit Hold 'Em ($311,817) & 2020 Online $3,200 No-Limit Hold 'Em High Roller ($352,985). 4 Circuit rings. Wikipedia | WSOP.com | Hendon
Chip Reese Inducted Into Poker Hall of Fame Reese is a double bracelet winner who was named the "Most Valuable Player" of the 1981 WSOP for reaching four final tables, each in a different game. [He would add one more bracelet in 2006.]