Historical WSOP Poker Hands

Famous WSOP Hands

NO-LIMIT HOLD'EM WSOP 2018


 $10,000 Main Event: Welcome to Cynn City - John Cynn vs. Tony Miles

John Cynn
vs
Tony Miles
Flop
Turn
River
Best hand percentage Pre-flop Flop Turn River
John Cynn
 66.2% 96.3% 100% 100%
Tony Miles
 33.1% 3.6% 0 0

NO-LIMIT HOLD'EM WSOP 2017


$10,000 Main Event: Blum Goes the Dynamite - Scott Blumstein vs. Dan Ott

Scott Blumstein
vs
Dan Ott
Flop
Turn
River
Best hand percentage Pre-flop Flop Turn River
Scott Blumstein
 22.9% 13.9% 7% 100%
Dan Ott
 56.6% 71.1% 92.9% 0

NO-LIMIT HOLD'EM WSOP 2016


$10,000 Main Event: Vayo Con Dios - Qui Nguyen vs. Gordon Vayo

Qui Nguyen
vs
Gordon Vayo
Flop
Turn
River
Best hand percentage Pre-flop Flop Turn River
Qui Nguyen
 68.9% 68.6% 81.9% 100%
Gordon Vayo
 29.3% 29.2% 18.1% 0

NO-LIMIT HOLD'EM WSOP 2015


$10,000 Main Event: Joe McKeehen in God Mode - Joe McKeehen vs. Josh Beckley

Joe Mckeehan
vs
Josh Beckley
Flop
Turn
River
Best hand percentage Pre-flop Flop Turn River
Joe Mckeehan
 47% 91% 95% 100%
Josh Beckley
 53% 9% 5% 0

NO-LIMIT HOLD'EM WSOP 2014


$10,000 Main Event: Sometimes the Better Hand Wins - Martin Jacobson vs. Felix Stephensen

Martin Jacobson
vs
Felix Stephensen
Flop
Turn
River
Best hand percentage Pre-flop Flop Turn River
Martin Jacobson
 69% 99.5% 100% 100%
Felix Stephensen
 31% 0.5% 0 0

NO-LIMIT HOLD'EM WSOP 2013


$10,000 Main Event: Riess the Beast - Jay Farber vs. Ryan Riess

Ryan Riess
vs
Jay Farber
Flop
Turn
River
Best hand percentage Pre-flop Flop Turn River
Ryan Riess
 65% 86% 93% 100%
Jay Farber
 35% 14% 7% 0

NO-LIMIT HOLD'EM WSOP 2012


$10,000 Main Event: King Merson - Greg Merson vs. Jesse Sylvia

Greg Merson
vs
Jesse Sylvia
Flop
Turn
River
Best hand percentage Pre-flop Flop Turn River
Greg Merson
 54.6% 75.7% 86.4%
Jesse Sylvia
 44.7% 24.3% 13.6%

NO-LIMIT HOLD'EM WSOP 2011


$10,000 Main Event: Pius and the Sunshine Band - Pius Heinz vs. Martin Staszko

Pius Heniz
vs
Martin Staszko
Flop
Turn
River
Best hand percentage Pre-flop Flop Turn River
Pius Heniz
 61.8% 71.8% 77.3% 100%
Martin Staszko
 38.2% 28.2% 22.7% 0

NO-LIMIT TEXAS HOLD'EM WSOP 2010


$10,000 Main Event: Canada Plants Its Flag - Jonathan Duhamel vs. John Racener

Jonathan Duhamel
vs
John Racener
Flop
Turn
River
Best hand percentage Pre-flop Flop Turn River
Jonathan Duhamel
 60.5% 76.7% 86.4% 100%
John Racener
 39.1% 22.4% 13.6% 0

NO-LIMIT TEXAS HOLD*EM WSOP 2009


$10,000 Main Event: Cada Flips the Switch - Joe Cada vs. Darvin Moon

Joe Cada
vs
Darvin Moon
Flop
Turn
River
Best hand percentage Pre-flop Flop Turn River
Joe Cada
 51.6% 78.1% 86.4% 100%
Darvin Moon
 48% 21.9% 13.6% 0

NO-LIMIT TEXAS HOLD'EM WSOP 2008


$10,000 Main Event: Final Hand - Peter Eastgate vs. Ivan Demidov

Peter Eastgate
vs
Ivan Demidov
Flop
Turn
River
Best hand percentage Pre-flop Flop Turn River
Peter Eastgate
 62.5% 31.5% 90.9% 100%
Ivan Demidov
 36.9% 68.5% 9.1% 0

NO-LIMIT TEXAS HOLD'EM WSOP 2007


$10,000 Main Event: Silencing the Lam - Jerry Yang vs. Tuan Lam

JERRY YANG
vs
Tuan Lam
Flop
Turn
River
Best hand percentage Pre-flop Flop Turn River
JERRY YANG
 52.6% 12% 13.6% 100%
Tuan Lam
 47% 88% 86.4% 0

NO-LIMIT TEXAS HOLD'EM WSOP 2006


$10,000 Main Event: Talking Your Way to a Champion - Jamie Gold vs. Paul Wasicka

Jamie Gold
vs
Paul Wasicka
Flop
Turn
River
Best hand percentage Pre-flop Flop Turn River
Jamie Gold
 28.6% 86.5% 95.5% 100%
Paul Wasicka
 71% 13.5% 4.5% 0

NO-LIMIT TEXAS HOLD'EM WSOP 2005


$10,000 Main Event: From rags to riches - Joe Hachem vs. Steve Dannenmann

Joe Hachem
vs
Steve Dannenmann
Flop
Turn
River
Best hand percentage Pre-flop Flop Turn River
Joe Hachem
 26% 83.3% 93.2% 100%
Steve Dannenmann
 72.5% 5% 6.8% 0

NO-LIMIT TEXAS HOLD'EM WSOP 2004


$10,000 Main Event: Value-betting until the river - Greg Raymer vs. David Williams

Greg Raymer
vs
David Williams
Flop
Turn
River
Best hand percentage Pre-flop Flop Turn River
Greg Raymer
 69.8% 66.4% 79.5% 100%
David Williams
 29.8% 31% 20.5% 0

NO-LIMIT TEXAS HOLD'EM 2002


$10,000 Main Event: Semi-bluffing on the flop - Robert Varkonyi vs. Julian Gardner

Robert Varkonyi
vs
Julian Gardner
Flop
Turn
River
Best hand percentage Pre-flop Flop Turn River
Robert Varkonyi
 61% 66.2% 75% 100%
Julian Gardner
 39% 33.8% 25% 0

NO-LIMIT TEXAS HOLD'EM WSOP 2001


$10,000 Main Event: Being overly aggressive - Carlos Mortensen vs. Phil Helmuth

Carlos Mortensen
vs
Phil Helmuth
Flop
Turn
River
Best hand percentage Pre-flop Flop Turn River
Carlos Mortensen
 74% 85.7% 81.8% 100%
Phil Helmuth
 26% 14.3% 18.2% 0

NO-LIMIT TEXAS HOLD'EM WSOP 2001


$10,000 Main Event: Trapping with aces - Carlos Mortensen vs. Dewey Tomko

Carlos Mortensen
vs
Dewey Tomko
Flop
Turn
River
Best hand percentage Pre-flop Flop Turn River
Carlos Mortensen
 17.4% 48.5% 25% 100%
Dewey Tomko
 82.6% 51.5% 75% 0

NO-LIMIT TEXAS HOLD'EM WSOP 2000


$10,000 Main Event: A kicker that got outkicked - Chris 'Jesus' Ferguson vs. TJ Cloutier

Chris Ferguson
vs
TJ Cloutier
Flop
Turn
River
Best hand percentage Pre-flop Flop Turn River
Chris Ferguson
 25.9% 15.2% 13.6% 100%
TJ Cloutier
 74.9% 84.8% 86.4% 0

NO-LIMIT TEXAS HOLD'EM WSOP 1999


$10,000 Main Event: The small pocket pairs - Noel Furlong vs. Alan Goehring

Noel Furlong
vs
Alan Goehring
Flop
Turn
River
Best hand percentage Pre-flop Flop Turn River
Noel Furlong
 18.6% 83.2% 90.9% 100%
Alan Goehring
 81.4% 16.8% 9.1% 0

NO-LIMIT TEXAS HOLD'EM WSOP 1998


 $10,000 Main Event: "I play the board" - Scotty Nguyen vs. Kevin McBride

Scotty Nguyen
vs
Kevin McBride
Flop
Turn
River
Best hand percentage Pre-flop Flop Turn River
Scotty Nguyen
 34.2% 94.8% 97.7% 100%
Kevin McBride
 65.8% 5.2% 2.3% 0

NO-LIMIT TEXAS HOLD'EM WSOP 1997


$10,000 Main Event: Slow-playing a marginal hand - Stu Ungar vs. Mel Judah

Stu Ungar
vs
Mel Judah
Flop
Turn
River
Best hand percentage Pre-flop Flop Turn River
Stu Ungar
 65.8% 76.4% 88.6% 100%
Mel Judah
 34.2% 23.6% 11.4% 0

NO-LIMIT TEXAS HOLD'EM WSOP 1997


$10,000 Main Event: A stone cold bluff - Stu Ungar vs. Ron Stanley

Stu Ungar
vs
Mel Judah
Flop
Turn
River
Best hand percentage Pre-flop Flop Turn River
Stu Ungar
 63% 25.4% 22.7%
Mel Judah
 37% 74.6% 77.3%

NO-LIMIT TEXAS HOLD'EM WSOP 1997


$10,000 Main Event: A mistake or a great play? - Stu Ungar vs. John Strzemp

Stu Ungar
vs
John Strzemp
Flop
Turn
River
Best hand percentage Pre-flop Flop Turn River
Stu Ungar
 34.8% 34.8% 42%
John Strzemp
 65.2% 65.2% 58%

NO-LIMIT TEXAS HOLD'EM WSOP 1996


$10,000 Main Event: Overplaying middle pair - Huckleberry Seed vs. Bruce Van Horn

Huckleberry Seed
vs
Bruce Van Horn
Flop
Turn
River
Best hand percentage Pre-flop Flop Turn River
Huckleberry Seed
 33.1% 83.9% 75% 100%
Bruce Van Horn
 66.9% 16.1% 25% 0

NO-LIMIT TEXAS HOLD'EM WSOP 1995


$10,000 Main Event: Moving in with nothing - Dan Harrington vs. Howard Goldfarb

Dan Harrington
vs
Goldfarb
Flop
Turn
River
Best hand percentage Pre-flop Flop Turn River
Dan Harrington
 47.2% 81.7% 93.2% 100%
Goldfarb
 52.8% 18.3% 6.8% 0

NO-LIMIT TEXAS HOLD'EM WSOP 1994


$10,000 Main Event: A bad spot to bluff - Russ Hamilton vs. Hugh Vincent

Russ Hamilton
vs
Hugh Vincent
Flop
Turn
River
Best hand percentage Pre-flop Flop Turn River
Russ Hamilton
 85% 95.2% 81.8% 100%
Hugh Vincent
 15% 4.8% 18.2% 0

NO-LIMIT TEXAS HOLD'EM WSOP 1994


$10,000 Main Event: The importance of a kicker - Russ Hamilton vs. Hugh Vincent

Russ Hamilton
vs
Hugh Vincent
Flop
Turn
River
Best hand percentage Pre-flop Flop Turn River
Russ Hamilton
 72.4% 83.3% 93.2% 100%
Hugh Vincent
 27.6% 16.7% 6.8% 0

NO-LIMIT TEXAS HOLD'EM WSOP 1993


$10,000 Main Event: Rags against rags - Jim Bechtel vs. Glen Cozen

Jim Bechtel
vs
Glen Cozen
Flop
Turn
River
Best hand percentage Pre-flop Flop Turn River
Jim Bechtel
 61.4% 75.2% 86.4% 100%
Glen Cozen
 38.6% 24.8% 13.6% 0

NO-LIMIT TEXAS HOLD'EM WSOP 1992


$10,000 Main Event: A slow-play that back fired - Hamid Dastmalchi vs. Tom Jacobs

Hamid Dastmalchi
vs
Tom Jacobs
Flop
Turn
River
Best hand percentage Pre-flop Flop Turn River
Hamid Dastmalchi
 36.7% 16.8% 90.9% 100%
Tom Jacobs
 63.3% 83.2% 9.1% 0

NO-LIMIT TEXAS HOLD'EM WSOP 1991


$10,000 Main Event: Marginal Hand Punished - Don Holt vs. Brad Daugherty

Brad Daugherty
vs
Don Holt
Flop
Turn
River
Best hand percentage Pre-flop Flop Turn River
Brad Daugherty
 64.4% 78.5% 81.8% 100%
Don Holt
 35.6% 21.5% 18.2% 0

NO-LIMIT TEXAS HOLD'EM WSOP 1990


$10,000 Main Event: The miracle river card - Hans "Tuna" Lund vs. Mansour Matloubi

Mansour Matloubi
vs
Hans Lund
Flop
Turn
River
Best hand percentage Pre-flop Flop Turn River
Mansour Matloubi
 72.5% 78.2% 4.5% 100%
Hans Lund
 27.5% 21.8% 95.5% 0

NO-LIMIT TEXAS HOLD'EM WSOP 1989


$10,000 Main Event: The two black nines - Phil Hellmuth vs. Johnny Chan

Phil Helmuth
vs
Johnny Chan
Flop
Turn
River
Best hand percentage Pre-flop Flop Turn River
Phil Helmuth
 67.6% 73.3% 70.5% 100%
Johnny Chan
 32.4% 26.7% 29.5% 0

NO-LIMIT TEXAS HOLD'EM WSOP 1988


$10,000 Main Event: Flopping the nuts - Johnny Chan vs. Erik Seidel

Johnny Chan
vs
Erik Seidel
Flop
Turn
River
Best hand percentage Pre-flop Flop Turn River
Johnny Chan
 45.7% 96.7% 100% 100%
Erik Seidel
 54.3% 3.3% 0 0

NO-LIMIT HOLD'EM WSOP 1987


$10,000 Main Event: Overbetting the pot - Johnny Chan vs. Bob Ciaffone

Johnny Chan
vs
Bob Ciaffone
Flop
Best hand percentage Pre-flop Flop
Johnny Chan
 43.3% 81.3%
Bob Ciaffone
 56.6% 18.7%

NO-LIMIT TEXAS HOLD'EM WSOP 1987


$10,000 Main Event: A coinflip - Johnny Chan vs. Frank Henderson

Johnny Chan
vs
Frank Henderson
Flop
Turn
River
Best hand percentage Pre-flop Flop Turn River
Johnny Chan
 45.9% 28.3% 13.6% 100%
Frank Henderson
 54.1% 71.7% 86.4% 0

NO-LIMIT TEXAS HOLD'EM WSOP 1985


$10,000 Main Event: Too much faith - TJ Cloutier vs. Bill Smith

Bill Smith
vs
TJ Cloutier
Flop
Turn
River
Best hand percentage Pre-flop Flop Turn River
Bill Smith
 66.6% 69.2% 70.5% 100%
TJ Cloutier
 33.4% 30.8% 29.5% 0

NO-LIMIT TEXAS HOLD'EM WSOP 1981


$10,000 Main Event: Set over set - Bobby Baldwin vs. Perry Green

Perry Green
vs
Bobby Baldwin
Flop
Turn
River
Best hand percentage Pre-flop Flop Turn River
Perry Green
 81.2% 8.6% 4.5% 100%
Bobby Baldwin
 18.8% 91.4% 95.5% 0

NO-LIMIT TEXAS HOLD'EM WSOP 1981


$10,000 Main Event: Draw against draw - Stu Ungar vs. Perry Green

Stu Ungar
vs
Perry Green
Flop
Turn
River
Best hand percentage Pre-flop Flop Turn River
Stu Ungar
 65.3% 71.6% 77.3% 100%
Perry Green
 34.6% 28.4% 22.7% 0

NO-LIMIT TEXAS HOLD'EM WSOP 1980


$10,000 Main Event: Betting small on the flop - Stu Ungar vs. Doyle Brunson

Stu Ungar
vs
Doyle Brunson
Flop
Turn
River
Best hand percentage Pre-flop Flop Turn River
Stu Ungar
 39% 17.8% 90.9% 100%
Doyle Brunson
 61% 82.2% 9.1% 0

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