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1999 World Series of Poker

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1999 World Series of Poker

The 1999 World Series of Poker (WSOP) was a series of poker tournaments held at Binion's Horseshoe.

Preliminary events

Event Winner Prize Runner-up
$1,500 Limit Hold'em Charles Brahmi $338,000 John Bonetti
$1,500 Razz Paul Clark $84,610 Simon Zhang
$2,500 Limit Hold'em John Esposito $219,225 Mimi Tran
$2,500 Seven Card Stud David Grey $199,000 Eli Balas
$2,500 Pot Limit Omaha w/Rebuys Hassan Kamoei $173,000 Norbert Hoelting
$2,500 Seven Card Stud Hi-Lo Split Ron Long $170,000 Brian Nadell
$2,500 No Limit Hold'em Eric Holum $283,975 Ted Forrest
$2,500 Limit Omaha Tom Franklin $104,000 Erik Alps
$2,500 Omaha Hi-Lo Split Steve Badger $186,000 Larry Anderson
$3,000 Limit Hold'em Josh Arieh $202,800 Humberto Brenes
$3,500 No Limit Hold'em Mike Matusow $265,475 Alex Brenes
$3,000 Pot Limit Hold'em Layne Flack $224,400 Matt Lefkowitz
$5,000 Limit Hold'em Eli Balas $220,000 Annie Duke
$1,500 Omaha Hi-Lo Split Mike Wattel $134,865 Ed Smith
$1,000 Ladies' Seven Card Stud Christina Pie $34,000 LaVonne Joyce

Main Event

There were 393 entrants to the main event. Each paid $10,000 to enter the tournament.

Final table

Place Name Prize
1st Noel Furlong $1,000,000
2nd Alan Goehring $768,625
3rd Padraig Parkinson $489,125
4th Erik Seidel $279,500
5th Chris Bigler $212,420
6th Huck Seed $167,700

Other High Finishes

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

Place Name Prize
12th Randy Holland $44,720
16th James Van Alstyne $33,540
19th John Hennigan $27,950
21st Hal Kant $27,950

External links

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