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Youngest WSOP Bracelet Winners

The 1970 WSOP didn't have tournaments, but Johnny Moss won by vote and is generally recognized as the first "bracelet" winner. He thus technically began as both the youngest and oldest to win a bracelet just over a month before his 63rd birthday.

Because many poker player's birthdays are unknown, these lists are not definitive, especially during the early years (ages listed in years.months.days format).

History of the Youngest Open WSOP Bracelet Winner

PlayerBornDateAgeEvent
Johnny Moss1907/05/141970/05/0862.11.24Voted first champ
Puggy Pearson1928/01/291971/05/0642.3.7$1,000 Limit Seven-Card Stud
Billy Baxter1940/09/211975/05/1534.7.24$5,000 No-Limit Deuce-to-Seven Draw
Bobby Baldwin19501977/04/2926 or 27$10,000 Deuce-to-Seven Draw
Jeff Sandow1953 or 19541977/05/0723$500 Seven-Card Stud
Daniel Negreanu1974/07/261998/04/2923.9.3$2,500 Pot-Limit Hold 'Em
Gavin Griffin1981/08/282004/05/1522.8.17$3,000 Pot-Limit Hold 'Em
Eric Froehlich1984/02/092005/06/0521.3.29$1,500 Limit Hold 'Em
Jeff Madsen1985/06/072006/07/1621.1.9$2,000 No-Limit Hold 'Em
Steve Billirakis1986/05/252007/06/0421.0.10$5,000 World Championship Mixed Hold 'Em
Annette Obrestad1988/09/182007/09/1718.11.30WSOP Europe Main Event

Notes:

Another interesting question is "Who was the youngest player to win a given number of bracelets?" Two Phils currently dominate the upper end of the list, but their records don't look very safe over the next decade:

Youngest to Win N WSOP Bracelets

#PlayerBornDateAge
1Annette Obrestad1988/09/182007/09/1718.11.30
2Jeff Madsen1985/06/072006/07/2221.1.15
3Adrian Mateos1994/07/012017/06/0922.11.8
4Phil Ivey1976/02/012002/05/1126.3.10
5Phil Hellmuth1964/07/161993/05/0828.9.22
6Phil Hellmuth1964/07/161997/05/0632.9.20
7Phil Ivey1976/02/012009/06/1133.4.10
8Phil Ivey1976/02/012010/06/2234.4.21
9Phil Ivey1976/02/012013/04/1137.2.10
10Phil Ivey1976/02/012014/06/2738.4.26
11Phil Hellmuth1964/07/162007/06/1142.10.26
12Phil Hellmuth1964/07/162012/06/1047.10.25
13Phil Hellmuth1964/07/162012/10/0448.2.18
14Phil Hellmuth1964/07/162015/06/0850.10.23
15Phil Hellmuth1964/07/162018/07/1153.11.25
16Phil Hellmuth1964/07/162021/10/1757.3.1

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