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World Series of Poker Main Event Summaries

In 1970, Johnny Moss was voted champion of the World Series of Poker after three days of nonstop cash games, but there were no tournaments. He was awarded a silver cup and got to keep the cash he had won.

The following table summarizes that first WSOP plus every WSOP Main Event from 1971 to 2018.

World Series of Poker Main Event Summaries

1970 WSOP
DatesMay 8 to May 10
Players12?
WinnerJohnny Moss by vote (silver cup + winnings, U.S.)
Runner-Upunknown
Last Champ StandingN/A
Last Woman StandingN/A
Last Celebrity StandingN/A
In 50 CharactersMoss dominates cash games; voted champion.
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1971 Main Event
DatesMay 8 to May 9
Players6 (1 cashed)
WinnerJohnny Moss ($30,000, U.S.)
Runner-UpJack Straus ($0)
Money Bubble BoyJack Straus (2nd)
Last Champ StandingJohnny Moss (1st, $30,000)
Last Woman StandingN/A
Last Celebrity StandingN/A
In 50 CharactersMoss repeats by winning $5,000 buyin freezeout.
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1972 Main Event
DatesMay 18 to May 19
Players8 (1 cashed)
WinnerAmarillo Slim Preston ($80,000, U.S.)
Runner-UpPuggy Pearson ($0)
Money Bubble BoyPuggy Pearson (2nd)
Last Champ StandingJohnny Moss (did not cash)
Last Woman StandingN/A
Last Celebrity StandingN/A
In 50 CharactersPreston wins $80,000 (Binion added $40,000).
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1973 Main Event
DatesMay 18 to May 20
Players13 (1 cashed)
WinnerPuggy Pearson ($130,000, U.S.)
Runner-UpJohnny Moss ($0)
Money Bubble BoyJohnny Moss (2nd)
Last Champ StandingJohnny Moss (did not cash)
Last Woman StandingN/A
Last Celebrity StandingN/A
In 50 CharactersPearson gets heads-up again but wins this time.
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1974 Main Event
DateMay 18
Players16 (1 cashed)
WinnerJohnny Moss ($160,000, U.S.)
Runner-UpCrandell Addington ($0)
Money Bubble BoyCrandell Addington (2nd)
Last Champ StandingJohnny Moss (1st, $160,000)
Last Woman StandingN/A
Last Celebrity StandingN/A
In 50 CharactersMoss wins again at record age of 66.
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1975 Main Event
DateMay 17
Players21 (1 cashed)
WinnerSailor Roberts ($210,000, U.S.)
Runner-UpBob Hooks ($0)
Money Bubble BoyBob Hooks (2nd)
Last Champ Standingunknown (did not cash)
Last Woman StandingN/A
Last Celebrity StandingN/A
In 50 CharactersRoberts survives field of 21; dominates final day.
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1976 Main Event
DateMay 10
Players22 (1 cashed)
WinnerDoyle Brunson ($220,000, U.S.)
Runner-UpJesse Alto ($0)
Money Bubble BoyJesse Alto (2nd)
Last Champ Standingunknown (did not cash)
Last Woman StandingN/A
Last Celebrity StandingN/A
In 50 CharactersBrunson runner-runner upends Alto's two pairs.
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1977 Main Event
DateMay 10
Players34 (1 cashed)
WinnerDoyle Brunson ($340,000, U.S.)
Runner-UpGary Berland ($0)
Money Bubble BoyGary Berland (2nd)
Last Champ StandingDoyle Brunson (1st, $340,000)
Last Woman StandingN/A
Last Celebrity StandingN/A
In 50 CharactersBrunson wins with Ten-Deuce on final hand again.
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1978 Main Event
DatesMay 17 to May 19
Players42 (5 cashed)
WinnerBobby Baldwin ($210,000, U.S.)
Runner-UpCrandell Addington ($84,000)
Money Bubble BoyKen Smith (6th)
Last Champ Standingunknown (did not cash)
Last Woman StandingN/A
Last Celebrity StandingN/A
In 50 CharactersBaldwin wins $210,000 as 5 places are paid.
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1979 Main Event
DatesMay 22 to May 25
Players54 (5 cashed)
WinnerHal Fowler ($270,000, U.S.)
Runner-UpBobby Hoff ($108,000)
Money Bubble BoySam Petrillo (6th)
Last Champ StandingJohnny Moss (5th, $27,000)
Last Woman StandingN/A
Last Celebrity StandingN/A
In 50 CharactersFowler becomes first non-pro to win Main Event.
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1980 Main Event
DatesMay 19 to May 22
Players73 (5 cashed)
WinnerStu Ungar ($365,000, U.S.)
Runner-UpDoyle Brunson ($146,000)
Money Bubble BoyGabe Kaplan (6th)
Last Champ StandingDoyle Brunson (2nd, $146,000)
Last Woman StandingN/A
Last Celebrity StandingGabe Kaplan (6th) (did not cash)
In 50 CharactersUngar wins after nobody will play him in gin.
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1981 Main Event
DatesMay 19 to May 22
Players75 (9 cashed)
WinnerStu Ungar ($375,000, U.S.)
Runner-UpPerry Green ($150,000)
Final Table Bubble BoyBobby Baldwin (7th, $15,000)
Money Bubble BoySam Moon (10th)
Last Champ StandingStu Ungar (1st, $375,000)
Last Woman StandingN/A
Last Celebrity Standingunknown (did not cash)
In 50 CharactersUngar goes back-to-back at just 27 years old.
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1982 Main Event
DatesMay 10 to May 13
Players104 (9 cashed)
WinnerJack Straus ($520,000, U.S.)
Runner-UpDewey Tomko ($208,000)
Final Table Bubble BoyBuster Jackson (7th, $20,800)
Money Bubble Boyunknown (10th)
Last Champ StandingDoyle Brunson (4th, $52,000)
Last Woman StandingN/A
Last Celebrity Standingunknown (did not cash)
In 50 CharactersStraus recovers from a single $500 chip on Day 2.
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1983 Main Event
DatesMay 16 to May 20
Players108 (9 cashed)
WinnerTom McEvoy ($540,000, U.S.)
Runner-UpRod Peate ($216,000)
Final Table Bubble BoyJohn Jenkins III (7th, $21,600)
Money Bubble BoyCrandell Addington (10th)
Last Champ StandingDoyle Brunson (3rd, $108,000)
Last Woman StandingN/A
Last Celebrity Standingunknown (did not cash)
In 50 CharactersMcEvoy first satellite winner to go all the way.
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1984 Main Event
DatesMay 14 to May 17
Players132 (9 cashed)
WinnerJack Keller ($660,000, U.S.)
Runner-UpByron Wolford ($264,000)
Final Table Bubble BoyMichael Allen (7th, $26,400)
Money Bubble Boyunknown (10th)
Last Champ Standingunknown (did not cash)
Last Woman StandingN/A
Last Celebrity Standingunknown (did not cash)
In 50 CharactersJesse Alto leads 3-way until Byron Wolford bluff.
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1985 Main Event
DatesMay 13 to May 17
Players140 (9 cashed)
WinnerBill Smith ($700,000, U.S.)
Runner-UpT.J. Cloutier ($280,000)
Final Table Bubble BoyJohnny Moss (7th, $42,000)
Money Bubble Boyunknown (10th)
Last Champ StandingJohnny Moss (7th, $42,000)
Last Woman StandingN/A
Last Celebrity Standingunknown (did not cash)
In 50 CharactersBill Smith drinks beer to stay sober enough.
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1986 Main Event
DatesMay 12 to May 15
Players141 (36 cashed)
WinnerBerry Johnston ($570,000, U.S.)
Runner-UpMike Harthcock ($228,000)
Final Table Bubble BoySteve Lott (7th, $34,200)
Money Bubble Boyunknown (37th)
Last Champ StandingBill Smith (5th, $51,300)
Last Woman StandingWendeen Eolis (25th, $10,000)
Last Celebrity StandingGabe Kaplan (21st, $10,000)
In 50 CharactersJohnston prevails but smaller prize as 36 paid.
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1987 Main Event
DatesMay 12 to May 17
Players152 (36 cashed)
WinnerJohnny Chan ($625,000, U.S.)
Runner-UpFrank Henderson ($250,000)
Final Table Bubble BoyEldon Elias (7th, $37,500)
Money Bubble Boyunknown (37th)
Last Champ StandingJack Keller (9th, $18,750)
Last Woman Standingunknown (did not cash)
Last Celebrity Standingunknown (did not cash)
In 50 CharactersChan becomes 1st winner born outside of U.S.
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1988 Main Event
DatesMay 16 to May 19
Players167 (36 cashed)
WinnerJohnny Chan ($700,000, U.S.)
Runner-UpErik Seidel ($280,000)
Final Table Bubble BoyQuinton Nixon (7th, $42,000)
Money Bubble Boyunknown (37th)
Last Champ StandingJohnny Chan (1st, $70,000)
Last Woman StandingBetty Carey (did not cash)
Last Celebrity Standingunknown (did not cash)
In 50 CharactersChan is last player to win back-to-back titles.
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1989 Main Event
DatesMay 15 to May 19
Players178 (36 cashed)
WinnerPhil Hellmuth ($755,000, U.S.)
Runner-UpJohnny Chan ($302,000)
Final Table Bubble BoyFernando Fisdel (7th, $45,300)
Money Bubble Boyunknown (37th)
Last Champ StandingJohnny Chan (2nd, $302,000)
Last Woman Standingunknown (did not cash)
Last Celebrity Standingunknown (did not cash)
In 50 CharactersHellmuth, youngest champ at 24, stops Chan's run.
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1990 Main Event
DateMay 14
Players194 (36 cashed)
WinnerMansour Matloubi ($895,000, England)
Runner-UpHans Lund ($334,000)
Final Table Bubble BoyRod Peate (7th, $50,100)
Money Bubble Boyunknown (37th)
Last Champ StandingBerry Johnston (5th, $75,150)
Last Woman Standingunknown (did not cash)
Last Celebrity Standingunknown (did not cash)
In 50 CharactersMatloubi becomes first non-American champion.
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1991 Main Event
DateMay 13
Players215 (36 cashed)
WinnerBrad Daugherty ($1,000,000, U.S.)
Runner-UpDon Holt ($402,500)
Final Table Bubble BoyHilbert Shirey (7th, $28,750)
Money Bubble Boyunknown (37th)
Last Champ StandingBilly Baldwin (29th, $8,050)
Last Woman Standingunknown (did not cash)
Last Celebrity StandingGabe Kaplan (13th, $11,500)
In 50 CharactersDaugherty captures first million dollar prize.
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1992 Main Event
DatesMay 11 to May 16
Players201 (36 cashed)
WinnerHamid Dastmalchi ($1,000,000, U.S.)
Runner-UpTom Jacobs ($353,500)
Final Table Bubble BoyJohnny Chan (7th, $25,250)
Money Bubble Boyunknown (37th)
Last Champ StandingJohnny Chan (7th, $25,250)
Last Woman Standingunknown (did not cash)
Last Celebrity StandingTelly Savalas (21st, $8,080)
In 50 CharactersAfter headstand, Dastmalchi hits inside straight.
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1993 Main Event
DatesMay 10 to May 13
Players220 (27 cashed)
WinnerJim Bechtel ($1,000,000, U.S.)
Runner-UpGlenn Cozen ($420,000)
Final Table Bubble BoyThomas Kreilein (7th, $31,200)
Money Bubble Boyunknown (28th)
Last Champ StandingMansour Matloubi (4th, $120,000)
Last Woman StandingMarsha Waggoner (19th, $12,000)
Last Celebrity Standingunknown (did not cash)
In 50 CharactersArizona cotton farmer 11th '86, 6th '88, 1st '93.
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1994 Main Event
DatesMay 9 to May 12
Players268 (27 cashed)
WinnerRuss Hamilton ($1,000,000, U.S.)
Runner-UpHugh Vincent ($588,000)
Final Table Bubble BoyJohn Aglialoro (7th, $43,680)
Money Bubble Boyunknown (28th)
Last Champ StandingMansour Matloubi (16th, $20,160)
Last Woman StandingBarbara Samuelson (10th, $26,880)
Last Celebrity Standingunknown (did not cash)
In 50 CharactersHamilton wins weight in silver for 25th WSOP.
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1995 Main Event
DatesMay 15 to May 18
Players273 (28 cashed)
WinnerDan Harrington ($1,000,000, U.S.)
Runner-UpHoward Goldfarb ($519,000)
Final Table Bubble BoyTom Franklin (7th, $69,200)
Money Bubble BoyJack Keller (28th)
Last Champ StandingHamid Dastmalchi (4th, $173,000)
Last Woman StandingBarbara Enright (5th, $114,180)
Last Celebrity StandingHal Kant (26th, $17,300)
In 50 CharactersHarrington wins; Barbara Enright places fifth.
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1996 Main Event
DatesMay 13 to May 16
Players295 (27 cashed)
WinnerHuck Seed ($1,000,000, U.S.)
Runner-UpBruce Van Horn ($585,000)
Final Table Bubble BoyJ.P. Schmalz (7th, $78,000)
Money Bubble Boyunknown (28th)
Last Champ StandingBerry Johnston (16th, $23,400)
Last Woman StandingLucy Rokach (26th, $19,500)
Last Celebrity StandingHal Kant (24th, $19,500)
In 50 CharactersMontanan Huck Seed enters last but finishes first.
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1997 Main Event
DatesMay 12 to May 15
Players312 (27 cashed)
WinnerStu Ungar ($1,000,000, U.S.)
Runner-UpJohn Strzemp ($583,000)
Final Table Bubble BoyTormod Roren (7th, $95,400)
Money Bubble BoyChris Ferguson (28th)
Last Champ StandingStu Ungar (1st, $1,000,000)
Last Woman StandingMarsha Waggoner (12th, $33,920)
Last Celebrity Standingunknown (did not cash)
In 50 CharactersUngar record title; dead in 18 months.
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1998 Main Event
DatesMay 11 to May 14
Players350 (27 cashed)
WinnerScotty Nguyen ($1,000,000, U.S.)
Runner-UpKevin McBride ($687,500)
Final Table Bubble BoyJan Lundberg (7th, $112,500)
Money Bubble BoyMike Magee (28th)
Last Champ StandingJack Keller (22nd, $25,000)
Last Woman StandingSusie Isaacs (10th, $40,000)
Last Celebrity Standingunknown (did not cash)
In 50 CharactersNguyen dominates & ousts McBride with bigger boat.
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1999 Main Event
DatesMay 10 to May 13
Players393 (36 cashed)
WinnerNoel Furlong ($1,000,000, Ireland)
Runner-UpAlan Goehring ($768,625)
Final Table Bubble BoyGeorge McKeever (7th, $125,775)
Money Bubble Boyunknown (37th)
Last Champ StandingHuck Seed (6th, $167,700)
Last Woman StandingJoanne Bortner (did not cash)
Last Celebrity StandingHal Kant (21st, $27,950)
In 50 CharactersFurlong leads Irish attack (Parkinson & McKeever).
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2000 Main Event
DatesMay 15 to May 18
Players512 (45 cashed)
WinnerChris Ferguson ($1,500,000, U.S.)
Runner-UpT.J. Cloutier ($896,500)
Final Table Bubble BoyJeff Shulman (7th, $146,700)
Money Bubble Boyunknown (46th)
Last Champ StandingPhil Hellmuth (did not cash)
Last Woman StandingAnnie Duke (10th, $52,160)
Last Celebrity Standingunknown (did not cash)
In 50 CharactersFerguson upends Cloutier, who finishes 2nd again.
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2001 Main Event
DatesMay 14 to May 17
Players613 (45 cashed)
WinnerCarlos Mortensen ($1,500,000, Spain)
Runner-UpDewey Tomko ($1,098,925)
Final Table Bubble BoyArturo Diaz (10th, $179,825)
Money Bubble Boyunknown (46th)
Last Champ StandingPhil Hellmuth (5th, $303,705)
Last Woman Standingunknown (did not cash)
Last Celebrity Standingunknown (did not cash)
In 50 CharactersMortensen holds off Tomko, who finishes 2nd again.
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2002 Main Event
DatesMay 20 to May 24
Players631 (45 cashed)
WinnerRobert Varkonyi ($2,000,000, U.S.)
Runner-UpJulian Gardner ($1,100,000)
Final Table Bubble BoyDon Barton (10th, $125,000)
Money Bubble Boyunknown (46th)
Last Champ StandingPhil Hellmuth (did not cash)
Last Woman Standingunknown (did not cash)
Last Celebrity Standingunknown (did not cash)
In 50 CharactersVarkonyi shaves doubter Phil Hellmuth's hair off.
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2003 Main Event
DatesMay 19 to May 23
Players839 (63 cashed)
WinnerChris Moneymaker ($2,500,000, U.S.)
Runner-UpSam Farha ($1,300,000)
Final Table Bubble BoyPhil Ivey (10th, $200,000)
Money Bubble Boyunknown (64th)
Last Champ StandingDan Harrington (3rd, $650,000)
Last Woman StandingAnnie Duke (47th, $20,000)
Last Celebrity Standingunknown (did not cash)
In 50 CharactersMoneymaker qualifies online and sparks poker boom.
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2004 Main Event
DatesMay 22 to May 28
Players2,576 (226 cashed)
WinnerGreg Raymer ($5,000,000, U.S.)
Runner-UpDavid Williams ($3,500,000)
Final Table Bubble BoyMarcel Luske (10th, $373,000)
Money Bubble BoyDewey Tomko,
Dave Combs (226th)
Last Champ StandingDan Harrington (4th, $1,500,000)
Last Woman StandingRose Richie (98th, $20,000)
Last Celebrity Standingunknown (did not cash)
In 50 CharactersRaymer wins; Harrington back-to-back final tables.
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2005 Main Event
DatesJuly 7 to July 16
Players5,619 (560 cashed)
WinnerJoe Hachem ($7,500,000, Australia)
Runner-UpSteve Dannenmann ($4,250,000)
Final Table Bubble BoyAyhan Alsancak (10th, $600,000)
Money Bubble BoyCarl Ygborn (561st)
Last Champ StandingGreg Raymer (25th, $304,680)
Last Woman StandingTiffany Williamson (15th, $400,000)
Last Celebrity StandingNick Cassavetes (93rd, $77,710)
In 50 CharactersHachem wins: Aussie! Aussie! Aussie! Oy! Oy! Oy!
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2006 Main Event
DatesJuly 28 to August 10
Players8,773 (876 cashed)
WinnerJamie Gold ($12,000,000, U.S.)
Runner-UpPaul Wasicka ($6,102,499)
Final Table Bubble BoyFred Goldberg (10th, $1,154,527)
Money Bubble BoyHoa Manh Nguyen (884th)
Last Champ StandingJoe Hachem (238th, $42,882)
Last Woman StandingSabyl Cohen-Landrum (56th, $123,699)
Last Celebrity StandingRick Salomon (196th, $42,882)
In 50 CharactersGold boasts and bluffs to record $12,000,000.
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2007 Main Event
DatesJuly 6 to July 17
Players6,358 (621 cashed)
WinnerJerry Yang ($8,250,000, U.S.)
Runner-UpTuan Lam ($4,840,981)
Final Table Bubble BoySteve Garfinkle (10th, $476,926)
Money Bubble BoyJohn Sigan (622nd)
Last Champ StandingScotty Nguyen (11th, $476,926)
Last Woman StandingMaria Ho (38th, $237,865)
Last Celebrity StandingSully Erna (237th, $45,422)
In 50 CharactersYang briefly more famous than Yahoo! CEO namesake.
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2008 Main Event
DatesJuly 3 to November 10
Players6,844 (666 cashed)
WinnerPeter Eastgate ($9,152,416, Denmark)
Runner-UpIvan Demidov ($5,809,595)
Final Table Bubble BoyDean Hamrick (10th, $591,869)
Money Bubble BoySteve Chung (667th)
Last Champ StandingPhil Hellmuth (45th, $154,400)
Last Woman StandingTiffany Michelle (17th, $334,534)
Last Celebrity StandingKara Scott (104th, $41,816)
In 50 CharactersEastgate youngest champ (22) in 1st November Nine.
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2009 Main Event
DatesJuly 3 to November 10
Players6,494 (648 cashed)
WinnerJoe Cada ($8,546,435, U.S.)
Runner-UpDarvin Moon ($5,182,601)
Final Table Bubble BoyJordan Smith (10th, $896,730)
Money Bubble BoyKia Hamadani (649th)
Last Champ StandingPeter Eastgate (78th, $68,979)
Last Woman StandingLeo Margets (27th, $352,832)
Last Celebrity StandingLou Diamond Phillips (186th, $36,626)
In 50 CharactersCada new youngest champ just before 22nd birthday.
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2010 Main Event
DatesJuly 5 to November 9
Players7,319 (747 cashed)
WinnerJonathan Duhamel ($8,944,310, Canada)
Runner-UpJohn Racener ($5,545,955)
Final Table Bubble BoyBrandon Steven (10th, $635,011)
Money Bubble BoyTim McDonald (748th)
Last Champ StandingJohnny Chan (156th, $57,102)
Last Woman StandingBreeze Zuckerman (121st, $57,102)
Last Celebrity StandingBruce Buffer (478th, $27,519)
In 50 CharactersDuhamel becomes first Canadian champion.
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2011 Main Event
DatesJuly 7 to November 9
Players6,865 (693 cashed)
WinnerPius Heinz ($8,715,638, Germany)
Runner-UpMartin Staszko ($5,433,086)
Final Table Bubble BoyJohn Hewitt (10th, $607,882)
Money Bubble BoyReza Kashani (694th)
Last Champ StandingRobert Varkonyi (514th, $23,876)
Last Woman StandingErika Moutinho (29th, $242,636)
Last Celebrity StandingMars Callahan (94th, $64,531)
In 50 CharactersHeinz becomes first German champ.
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2012 Main Event
DatesJuly 7 to October 30
Players6,598 (666 cashed)
WinnerGreg Merson ($8,527,982, U.S.)
Runner-UpJesse Sylvia ($5,295,149)
Final Table Bubble BoyGaelle Baumann (10th, $590,442)
Money Bubble BoyDavid Kelley,
Desmond Portano,
Steve Rosen,
Dane Lomas (667th)
Last Champ StandingJohnny Chan (353rd, $32,871)
Last Woman StandingGaelle Baumann (10th, $590,442)
Last Celebrity StandingKevin Pollak (134th, $52,718)
In 50 CharactersMerson wins; two women just miss final table.
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2013 Main Event
DatesJuly 6 to November 5
Players6,352 (648 cashed)
WinnerRyan Riess ($8,359,531, U.S.)
Runner-UpJay Farber ($5,173,170)
Final Table Bubble BoyCarlos Mortensen (10th, $573,204)
Money Bubble BoyFarzad Bonyadi (649th)
Last Champ StandingCarlos Mortensen (10th, $573,204)
Last Woman StandingJackie Glazier (31st, $229,281)
Last Celebrity StandingRay Romano (did not cash)
In 50 CharactersRiess puts away amateur and local favorite Farber.
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2014 Main Event
DatesJuly 5 to November 11
Players6,683 (693 cashed)
WinnerMartin Jacobson ($10,000,000, Sweden)
Runner-UpFelix Stephensen ($5,145,968)
Final Table Bubble BoyLuis Velador (10th, $565,193)
Money Bubble BoyZhen Cai,
Kori Hunter,
John Dwyer (694th)
Last Champ StandingHuck Seed (did not cash)
Last Woman StandingMaria Ho (77th, $85,812)
Last Celebrity StandingPaul Pierce (did not cash)
In 50 CharactersJacobson wins; Newhouse back-to-back final tables.
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2015 Main Event
DatesJuly 5 to November 10
Players6,420 (1,000 cashed)
WinnerJoe McKeehen ($7,683,346, U.S.)
Runner-UpJosh Beckley ($4,470,896)
Final Table Bubble BoyAlexander Turyansky (10th, $756,897)
Money Bubble BoyRoy Daoud (1,001st)
Last Champ StandingJim Bechtel (121st, $46,890)
Last Woman StandingKelly Minkin (29th, $211,821)
Last Celebrity StandingFatima Moreira de Melo (286th, $34,157)
In 50 CharactersMcKeehen wins big; WSOP expands to pay top 15%.
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2016 Main Event
DatesJuly 9 to November 2
Players6,737 (1,011 cashed)
WinnerQui Nguyen ($8,005,310, U.S.)
Runner-UpGordon Vayo ($4,661,228)
Final Table Bubble BoyJosh Weiss (10th, $650,000)
Money Bubble BoyAdam Furgatch (1,012th)
Last Champ StandingGreg Raymer (122nd, $49,108)
Last Woman StandingGaelle Baumann (102nd, $49,108)
Last Celebrity StandingJohn Arne Riise (did not cash)
In 50 CharactersNguyen controls final table; Kassouf annoys.
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2017 Main Event
DatesJuly 8 to July 23
Players7,221 (1,084 cashed)
WinnerScott Blumstein ($8,150,000, U.S.)
Runner-UpDan Ott ($4,700,000)
Final Table Bubble BoyMichael Ruane (10th, $825,001)
Money Bubble BoyRoger Campbell,
Quan Zhou (1,085th)
Last Champ StandingScotty Nguyen (549th, $22,449)
Last Woman StandingYuan-Yuan Li (105th, $53,247)
Last Celebrity StandingRichard Seymour (did not cash)
In 50 CharactersBlumstein takes first post-November Nine title.
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2018 Main Event
DatesJuly 2 to July 15
Players7,874 (1,182 cashed)
WinnerJohn Cynn ($8,800,000, U.S.)
Runner-UpTony Miles ($5,000,000)
Final Table Bubble BoyYueqi Zhu (10th, $850,025)
Money Bubble BoyMatthew Hopkins (1,183rd)
Last Champ StandingJoe Cada (5th, $2,150,000)
Last Woman StandingKelly Minkin (50th, $156,265)
Last Celebrity StandingRay Romano (did not cash)
In 50 CharactersCynn City! Indianan was 11th in 2016.
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2019 Main Event
DatesJuly 3 to July 17
Players8,569 (1,286 cashed)
WinnerHossein Ensan ($10,000,000, Germany)
Runner-UpDario Sammartino ($6,000,000)
Final Table Bubble BoyRobert Heidorn (10th, $800,000)
Money Bubble BoyJonas Lauck (1,287th)
Last Champ StandingQui Nguyen (455th, $30,780)
Last Woman StandingJill Bryant (116th, $59,295)
Last Celebrity StandingRichard Seymour (131st, $59,295)
In 50 CharactersEnsan controls final table from 2nd biggest field.
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2020 WSOP
DatesJuly 1 to September 7
PlayersN/A
WinnerN/A
Runner-UpN/A
Last Champ StandingN/A
Last Woman StandingN/A
Last Celebrity StandingN/A
In 50 CharactersOnline due to COVID-19; four women win bracelets.
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