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The 2005 WSOP Championship Bracelet

WSOP Winners In 2019, the Rio played host to a record-breaking World Series of Poker, with 187,298 entries generating $293,183,345 in prize money. The PokerNews live reporting team was there. Buy-in: $1,500 1st Place Prize: $164,249. Event Schedule and Info Read Story Results. $3,200 No-Limit Hold'em. Joseph McKeehen. Buy-in: $3,200 1st Place Prize.

World Series Of Poker. Winner Prize Runner-up $500 Casino Employee's Limit Hold'em: Dave Alizadeth: $21,800 Von Huang $2,000 Limit Hold'em Tony Ma: $367,040 Roman Abinsay $1,500 Seven-card stud: Jerri Thomas $135,825 Bill Gibbs $1,500 Limit Omaha: Ivo Donev: $85,800 Thor Hansen: $1,500 Seven Card Stud Hi-Lo Split 8 or better Randy Holland. WSOP – The Most Prestigious Event on the Poker Calender. The World Series of Poker is the most prestigious event in the poker world. Held annually at the Rio All Suites Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas, this series of poker.

The 2005 World Series of Poker Live monopoly online. opened play on June 2, continuing through the Main Event No Limit World Championship starting on July 7. The conclusion of the Main Event on July 15 marked the close of play, and the largest prize in sports and/or television history at the time ($7,500,000) was awarded to the winner. ESPN's broadcast began July 19 with coverage of WSOP Circuit Tournaments, and coverage of the Main Event began October 11 and ended November 15.

All events were held at the Rio All Suite Hotel and Casino with the exception of the final two days of the Main Event which were held at Binion's Horseshoe.[1] This marked the last time the Main Event final table was held at Binion's Horseshoe.


1$500 Casino Employees No LimitHold'emAndy Nguyen$83,390Danilo FloresResults
2$1,500 No Limit Hold'emAllen Cunningham$725,405Scott FischmanResults
3$1,500 Pot Limit Hold'emThom Werthmann$369,535Layne FlackResults
4$1,500 Limit Hold-emEric Froehlich$361,910Jason SteinhornResults
5$1,500 Omaha Hi-Lo SplitPat Poels$270,100John LukasResults
6$2,500 Short-Handed No Limit Hold'emIsaac Galazan$315,125Harry DemetriouResults
7$1,000 No Limit Hold'EmMichael Gracz$594,460C. T. LawResults
8$1,500 Seven-Card StudCliff Josephy$192,150Kirill GerasimovResults
9$2,000 No Limit Hold 'EmErik Seidel$611,795Cyndy VioletteResults
10$2,000 Limit Hold'emReza Payvar$303,610Toto LeonidasResults
11$2,000 Pot Limit Hold'EmEdward Moncada$298,070Steven HudakResults
12$2,000 Pot Limit OmahaJosh Arieh$381,600Chris FergusonResults
13$5,000 No Limit Hold'EmT. J. Cloutier$657,100Steve ZoineResults
14$1,000 Seven Card Stud Hi-Lo SplitSteve Hohn$156,985Mike WattelResults
15$1,500 Limit Hold' Em ShootoutMark Seif$181,330William ShawResults
16$1,500 No-Limit Hold'em ShootoutAnthony Reategui$269,100Paul KrohResults
17$2,500 Limit Hold 'EmQuinn Do$265,975Qi Chi ChangResults
18$1,500 Pot Limit OmahaBarry Greenstein$128,505Paul VinciResults
19$2,000 Seven-Card Stud Hi-Lo SplitDenis Ethier$160,682Chad BrownResults
20$5,000 Pot Limit Hold 'EmBrian Wilson$370,685John GaleResults
21$2,500 Omaha Hi-Lo SplitTodd Brunson$255,945Allen KesslerResults
22$1,500 No Limit Hold'emMark Seif$611,145Minh NguyenResults
23$5,000 Seven-Card StudJan Vang Sørensen$293,275Keith SextonResults
24$2,500 No Limit Hold'emFarzad Bonyadi$594,960Lars BondingResults
25$2,500 Pot Limit Hold'EmJohnny Chan$303,025Phil LaakResults
26$5,000 Pot Limit OmahaPhil Ivey$635,603Robert Williamson IIIResults
27$1,000 Ladies' No Limit Hold'emJennifer Tilly$158,335Anh LeResults
28$5,000 Limit Hold'emDan Schmiech$404,585Gabe KaplanResults
29$2,000 No Limit Hold 'EmLawrence Gosney$483,195Jarl LindholtResults
30$1,500 Seven-Card RazzO'Neil Longson$125,690Bruno FitoussiResults
31$5,000 Short-Handed No Limit Hold'emDoyle Brunson$367,800Minh LyResults
32$5,000 Omaha Hi-Lo SplitDavid Chiu$347,410Russell SalzerResults
33$3,000 No Limit Hold'emAndre Boyer$682,810Matthew GlantzResults
34$1,000 Seniors' No Limit Hold'emPaul McKinney$202,725Robert HumeResults
35$10,000 Pot Limit OmahaRafi Amit$511,835Vinny VinhResults
36$3,000 Limit Hold'emTodd Witteles$347,385Daryl MixanResults
37$1,000 No Limit Hold'emJiang Chen$611,015Paul DengResults
38$1,000 Main Event Satellite
39$5,000 No Limit 2 to 7 DrawLowballDavid Grey$365,135John HenniganResults
40$1,000 Main Event Satellite
41Media/Celebrity Charity EventRandy Boman$10,000Jake WitcherResults
42$10,000 World Championship No Limit Hold'em Main EventJoe Hachem$7,500,000Steve DannenmannResults
43$1,500 No Limit Hold'emRon Kirk$321,520Adam WhiteResults
44$1,000 No Limit Hold'emJohn Pires$220,935Eli BalasResults
45$1,000 No Limit Hold'emWillie Tann$188,335Matthew SmithResults

Main Event[edit]

There were 5,619 entrants to the main event. Each paid $10,000 to enter what was the largest poker tournament ever played in a brick and mortar casino at the time. Many entrants won their seat in online poker tournaments. 2004 Main Event champion Greg Raymer finished in 25th place in his title defense.

Final table[edit]

NameNumber of chips
(percentage of total)
Aaron Kanter10,700,000 (19.0%)000
Tex Barch9,330,000 (16.6%)01$4,000
Andrew Black8,140,000 (14.5%)03$63,380
Mike Matusow7,410,000 (13.2%)214$953,190
Steve Dannenmann5,460,000 (9.7%)000
Joe Hachem5,420,000 (9.6%)01$25,850
Daniel Bergsdorf5,270,000 (9.4%)000
Scott Lazar3,370,000 (6.0%)01$2,100
Brad Kondracki1,180,000 (2.1%)000

*Career statistics prior to the beginning of the 2005 Main Event.

Final table results[edit]

1stJoe Hachem$7,500,000
2ndSteve Dannenmann$4,250,000
3rdJohn 'Tex' Barch$2,500,000
4thAaron Kanter$2,000,000
5thAndy Black$1,750,000
6thScott Lazar$1,500,000
7thDaniel Bergsdorf$1,300,000
8thBrad Kondracki$1,150,000
9thMike Matusow$1,000,000

Other High Finishes[edit]

NB: This list is restricted to top 30 finishers with an existing Wikipedia entry.

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11thShawn Sheikhan$600,000
13thBernard Lee$400,000
15thTiffany Williamson$400,000
19thMinh Ly$304,680
20thPhil Ivey$304,680
22ndTom Vu$304,680
25thGreg Raymer$304,680

Wsop Poker Tournament Schedule 2020

Fall of World Champions[edit]

  • Day 1: Jim Bechtel, Doyle Brunson, Johnny Chan, Chris Ferguson, Phil Hellmuth, Tom McEvoy, Carlos Mortensen, Scotty Nguyen, Robert Varkonyi
  • Day 2: Dan Harrington, Chris Moneymaker, Huck Seed
  • Day 3: (none)
  • Day 4: Russ Hamilton
  • Day 5: (none)
  • Day 6: Greg Raymer

See also[edit]

Wsop Online Poker Tournament Schedule


  1. ^'36th Annual World Series of Poker Poker Schedule & Events'. Archived from the original on 2008-04-23. Retrieved 2008-04-11.
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