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1994 World Series of Poker

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Title: 1994 World Series of Poker  
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1994 World Series of Poker

The 1994 World Series of Poker (WSOP) was a series of poker tournaments held at Binion's Horseshoe.


  • Preliminary events 1
  • Main Event 2
    • Final table 2.1
    • Other High Finishes 2.2
  • References 3

Preliminary events

Event Winner Prize Runner-up
$1,500 Limit Hold'em Steven Sim $289,200 Charles Brock
$1,500 Seven Card Stud Johnny Chan $135,600 Mansour Matloubi
$1,500 Limit Omaha Brent Carter $83,400 Moxie Ungar
$1,500 Seven Card Stud Hi-Lo Split Vince Burgio $127,200 Gary Hutzler
$1,500 Razz Mike Hart $88,800 Tommy Hufnagle
$1,500 Omaha Hi-Lo Split T. J. Cloutier $135,000 Chris Bjorin
$1,500 No Limit Hold'em George Rodis $135,000 Phil Hellmuth
$1,500 Pot Limit Omaha O'Neil Longson $100,800 J. C. Pearson
$1,500 Pot Limit Hold'em Jay Heimowitz $148,200 Quinton Nixon
$2,500 Omaha Hi-Lo Split J. C. Pearson $103,000 Matthias Rohnacher
$5,000 No Limit Deuce to Seven Draw w/Rebuys Lyle Berman $128,250 Huck Seed
$1,500 Ace to Five Draw J. J. Chun $93,000 Steve Flicker
$2,500 Limit Hold'em Mike Laing $212,000 Fred Lieberman
$2,500 Seven Card Stud Rodney H. Pardey $132,000 Alan Boston
$2,500 Pot Limit Omaha w/Rebuys Huck Seed $167,000 Lindy Chambers
$2,500 Pot Limit Hold'em T. J. Cloutier $163,000 Travis Dang
$5,000 Seven Card Stud Roger Moore $144,000 Adam Roberts
$2,500 No Limit Hold'em John Heaney $220,000 Hal Kant
$5,000 Limit Hold'em Erik Seidel $210,000 Michael Davis
$1,000 Ladies' Seven Card Stud Barbara Enright $38,400 Natalie Ryke
Press Invitational No Limit Hold'em Bill Sykes $1,000 Joe Saumarez Smith

Main Event

There were 268 entrants to the main event. Each paid $10,000 to enter the tournament. Since this was the 25th Anniversary of the event, the winner received $1,000,000, plus his/her weight in silver, in celebration of the WSOP's silver anniversary.[1]

Final table

Place Name Prize
1st Russ Hamilton $1,000,000 + his weight in silver
2nd Hugh Vincent $588,000
3rd John Spadavecchia $294,000
4th Vince Burgio $168,000
5th Al Krux $100,800
6th Robert Turner $50,400

Other High Finishes

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

Place Name Prize
16th Mansour Matloubi $20,160
19th J. C. Pearson $16,800
22nd Howard Goldfarb $16,800
24th Bobby Baldwin $16,800
25th Yoshio Nakano $16,800
26th Annie Duke $16,800
27th Donnacha O'Dea $16,800


  1. ^ Tom Sexton, Sexton's Corner, Vol. 49: Russ Hamilton, Part 2 -- $1,000,000, a Bracelet and 43 Silver Bars. Accessed 2009-07-30. Archived 2009-08-01.
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