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Sam Mastrogiannis

Sam Mastrogiannis
Residence Laguna Hills, California
Born (1942-03-02) March 2, 1942 (ageĀ 72)
World Series of Poker
Bracelet(s) 2
Money finish(es) 3
Highest ITM
Main Event finish

Stamatis A. "Sam" Mastrogiannis (born March 2, 1942)[1] is a Greek American professional poker player who won two bracelets at the World Series of Poker.[2]


Mastrogiannis cashed three times at the World Series of Poker and won two bracelets. He won his first bracelet in 1979 in the $1,000 Razz event and won his second bracelet in 1986 in the $1,500 Seven Card Stud event.[2]

He also won a Seven-card stud event at Amarillo Slim's Super Bowl of Poker in 1982.[2] Although Mastrogiannis is mostly a cash game player, his lifetime tournament winnings exceed $145,000.[3]

World Series of Poker Bracelets

Year Tournament Prize (US$)
1979 $1,000 Razz $22,200
1986 $1,500 Seven Card Stud $80,000

Sam Mastrogiannis invested his poker winnings and started his own shoe company. His shoe line was called the mastroni. The shoes were sold at Nortroms under the signature label.


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