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1980 World Series of Poker

The 1980 World Series of Poker (WSOP) was a series of poker tournaments held at Binion's Horseshoe.

1980 World Series of Poker Intro articles: 3

Preliminary events

Event Winner Prize Runner-up
$1,000 Seven Card Stud Split Mickey Appleman $30,800 Bob Buckler
$1,000 No Limit Hold'em Robert Bone $69,000 David Baxter
$2,000 Draw High Pat Callihan $15,600 Irv Warsaw
$400 Ladies' Seven Card Stud Deby Callihan $14,880 Linda Davis
$5,000 Seven Card Stud Pete Christ $90,000 Stu Ungar
$10,000 Deuce to Seven Draw Sarge Ferris $150,000 Doyle Brunson
$1,500 No Limit Hold'em Gene Fisher $113,400 Louis Hunsucker
$1,000 Ace to Five Draw Jim Fugatti $35,600 Johnny Hale
$600 Mixed Doubles A. J. Myers & Lynn Harvey $7,380 Unknown
$500 Seven Card Stud Bobby Schwing $52,800 Don Holt
$1,000 Seven Card Razz Lakewood Louie $33,600 Joe Macchiaverna

Main Event

There were 73 entrants to the main event, with each paying an entry fee of $10,000. The 1980 Main Event was Ungar's first of three main event championship victories.

Final table

Place Name Prize
1st Stu Ungar $365,000
2nd Doyle Brunson $146,000
3rd Jay Heimowitz $109,500
4th Johnny Moss $73,000
5th Charles Dunwoody $36,500
6th Gabe Kaplan None

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