1974 World Series of Poker

The 1974 World Series of Poker (WSOP) was a series of poker tournaments held in May 1974 at Binion's Horseshoe.[1]

1974 World Series of Poker
LocationBinion's Horseshoe, Las Vegas, Nevada
DatesMay 6 – May 11
Champion
United States Johnny Moss
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Johnny Moss, Becky Binion, and Puggy Pearson at the 1974 World Series of Poker.

Preliminary eventsEdit

Event Winner Prize Runner-up
$5K 5 Card Stud Bill Boyd $40K Unknown
$1K 7 Card Razz Jimmy Casella $25K Charlie Hall
$10K 7-Card Stud Jimmy Casella $41K Johnny Moss
$1K No Limit Hold'em Thomas "Amarillo Slim" Preston $11.1K Pete Kay
$5K Deuce to 7 Draw Brian "Sailor" Roberts $36K Larry Perkins

Main EventEdit

There were 16 entrants to the main event in 1974. Each paid $10K to enter the winner-take-all tournament.

Final tableEdit

Place Name Prize
1st Johnny Moss $160K
2nd Crandell Addington None
3rd Sailor Roberts None
4th Jesse Alto None
5th Sid Wyman None
6th Bob Hooks None

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