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Historical WSOP Poker Hands

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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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