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Gene Fisher

Gene Fisher
Residence El Paso, Texas
World Series of Poker
Bracelet(s) 2
Money finish(es) 24
Highest ITM
Main Event finish
3rd, 1981

Gene Fisher is an American poker player from El Paso, Texas.

Fisher won two World Series of Poker bracelets in 1980 and 1993, winning the same amount ($113,400) in both events. He has also cashed in various other poker tournaments.

He won his first WSOP bracelet in the $1,500 No Limit Hold'em event in 1980. Fisher came in third place the 1981 WSOP Main Event which was eventually won by Stu Ungar after he defeated Perry Green in heads-up play.[1]

Fisher won his second WSOP bracelet in 1993 by winning the $1,500 Seven-Card Stud Split event.

Fisher was also runner-up to Ungar in 1989 at the Amarillo Slim's Super Bowl of Poker.

As of 2009, his total live tournament winnings exceed $1,200,000.[2] His 24 cashes as the WSOP account for $577,173 of those winnings.[3]

WSOP Bracelets

Year Tournament Prize (US$)
1980 $1,500 No Limit Texas hold 'em $113,400
1993 $1,500 Seven-Card Stud Split $113,400

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