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World Series of Poker Winners List

WSOP Main Event Champs

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Here's who won the main event of the World Series of Poker, and how much they took home in prize money, from the first game in 1970 to the present day. Click on player's names to learn more about them.



2010: Jonathan Duhamel $8,944,310



2009: Joseph Cada $8,546,435

2008: Peter Eastgate $ 9,152,416

2007: Jerry Yang $8,250,000

2006: Jamie Gold $12,000,000

2005: Joseph Hachem $7,500,000

2004: Greg Raymer $5,000,000

2003: Chris Moneymaker $2,500,000

2002: Robert Varkonyi $2,000,000

2001: Carlos Mortensen $1,500,000

2000: Chris Ferguson $1,500,000

1999: J. J. "Noel" Furlong $1,000,000

1998: Scotty Nguyen $1,000,000

1997: Stu Ungar $1,000,000

1996: Huck Seed $1,000,000

1995: Dan Harrington $1,000,000

1994: Russ Hamilton $1,000,000

1993: Jim Bechtel $1,000,000

1992: Hamid Dastmalchi $1,000,000

1991: Brad Daugherty $1,000,000

1990: Mansour Matloubi $895,000

1989: Phil Hellmuth $755,000

1988: Johnny Chan $700,000

1987: Johnny Chan $625,000

1986: Berry Johnston $570,000

1985: Bill Smith $700,000

1984: Jack Keller $660,000

1983: Tom McEvoy $580,000

1982: Jack Strauss $520,000

1981: Stu Ungar $375,000

1980: Stu Ungar $385,000

1979: Hal Fowler $270,000

1978: Bobby Baldwin $210,000

1977: Doyle Brunson $340,000

1976: Doyle Brunson $220,000

1975: Sailor Roberts $210,000

1974: Johnny Moss $160,000

1973: Puggy Pearson $130,000

1972: Amarillo Slim Preston $80,000

1971: Johnny Moss $30,000

1970: Johnny Moss n/a

Poll: Who's Your Favorite WSOP Champ
  1. Doyle Brunson
  2. Johnny Chan
  3. Scotty Nguyen
  4. Joseph Hachem
  5. Chris Moneymaker
  6. Greg Raymer
  7. Carlos Mortensen
  8. Chris Ferguson
  9. Phil Hellmuth
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