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WSOP Stories: Billy Baxter, The Original Robin Hood of Poker

WSOP Stories: Billy Baxter, The Original Robin Hood of Poker

42 years after winning his first bracelet, Billy Baxter is still the uncrowned king of...

The 2017 World Series of Sick Rides

The 2017 World Series of Sick Rides

The World Series of Poker parking lot is a gargantuan expanse that’s littered with some...

A Look at the Brand-New 2017 World Series of Poker [Photos]

A Look at the Brand-New 2017 World Series of Poker [Photos]

If this is your first year attending the World Series of Poker you might not...

Who’s the Greatest Nov. 9er? All 80 Players Ranked by Results

Who’s the Greatest Nov. 9er? All 80 Players Ranked by Results

The November Nine experiment is over. Earlier this month the WSOP announced that after nine years...

Poker Video of the Week: A Fold to Live On in WSOP Infamy

Poker Video of the Week: A Fold to Live On in WSOP Infamy

Really good poker players are able to fold even very strong holdings. And when they’re...

Don’t Bust! The WSOP Main Event Final Table Bubble Blog

Don’t Bust! The WSOP Main Event Final Table Bubble Blog

You can’t beat the drama that surrounds the WSOP Main Event final table bubble. It’s arguably...

Past WSOP Main Event Champions
Year Name Country Payout
2016 Qui Nguyen us $8,005,310
2015 Joe McKeehen us $7,683,346
2014 Martin Jacobson se $10,000,000
2013 Ryan Riess us $8,361,570
2012 Greg Merson us $8,527,982
2011 Pius Heinz de $8,715,638
2010 Jonathan Duhamel ca $8,944,138
2009 Joe Cada us $8,547,042
2008 Peter Eastgate dk $9,152,416
2007 Jerry Yang us $8,250,000
2006 Jamie Gold us $12,000,000
2005 Joe Hachem au $7,500,000
2004 Greg Raymer us $5,000,000
2003 Chris Moneymaker us $2,500,000
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