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Most WSOP Cashes Without a Bracelet

It's difficult to say who the best poker player without a WSOP bracelet is, but the following three lists probably name the players who have tried the hardest yet come up empty.

Most WSOP Cashes Without a Bracelet

RankPlayerCashes
1Roland Israelashvili106
2Tony Cousineau89
3Tom McCormick81
4Shannon Shorr79
5Allen Kessler78
6Ismael Bojang77
7Jon Turner76
8Matt Stout70
8Mark Gregorich70
10Michael Watson63

Most WSOP Final Tables Without a Bracelet

RankPlayerFinal Tables
1Tom McCormick14
2Dario Sammartino12
2Ismael Bojang12
2Matthew Glantz12
5Michael Watson11
5Jon Turner11
5Surinder Sunar11
8Dan Smith10
8Mark Gregorich10
8Dave Crunkleton10
8Trai "Danny" Dang10

Most WSOP Winnings Without a Bracelet

RankPlayerWSOP EarningsNotes
1Sam Trickett$11,287,0982nd place in 2012 Big One for One Drop ($10,112,001)
2Dan Smith$9,884,6153rd place in 2018 Big One for One Drop ($4,000,000) and 2nd place in 2016 High Roller for One Drop ($3,078,974)
3Dario Sammartino$9,446,5372nd place in 2001 Main Event ($6,000,000)
4Ivan Demidov$6,558,7552nd place in 2008 Main Event ($5,809,595; also 3rd in 2008 WSOP Europe Main Event)
5Paul Wasicka$6,308,3162nd place in 2006 Main Event ($6,102,499)
6Christoph Vogelsang$6,300,1743rd place in 2014 Big One for One Drop ($4,480,001)
7Antoine Saout$6,129,0353rd place in 2009 Main Event ($3,479,669)
8Jesse Sylvia$5,952,2302nd place in 2012 Main Event ($5,295,149)
9Rick Salomon$5,691,1144th place in 2018 Big One for One Drop ($2,840,000) and 4th place in 2014 Big One for One Drop ($2,800,000)
10Martin Staszko$5,632,4812nd place in 2011 Main Event ($5,433,086)

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