1982 World Series of Poker
1982 World Series of Poker Intro articles: 3
|$2,500 Ace to Five Draw||Billy Baxter||$48,750||Bobby Baldwin|
|$10,000 Deuce to Seven Draw||Billy Baxter||$95,000||Lou Axler|
|$1,000 Seven Card Stud Split||Tom Cress||$44,000||Clark Mantz|
|$1,000 No Limit Hold'em||Jim Doman||$96,000||Frank Henderson|
|$500 Ladies' Seven Card Stud||June Field||$16,000||Jackie Jean|
|$1,000 Seven Card Razz||Nick Helm||$40,000||Robert Turner|
|$800 Mixed Doubles||David Sklansky & Dani Kelly||$8,800||Unknown|
|$1,500 No Limit Hold'em||Ralph Morton||$123,000||Joe King|
|$1,000 No Limit Hold'em||John Paquette||$101,000||Sam Wilson|
|$5,000 Seven Card Stud||David "Chip" Reese||$92,500||Ken Flaton|
|$1,000 Ace to Five Draw||Vera Richmond||$38,500||Tim Jewett|
|$1,000 Draw High||David Sklansky||$15,500||Michael Conti|
|$1,000 Seven Card Stud||Don Williams||$56,000||Roger Moore|
There were 104 entrants to the Main Event. This Main Event was the first to exceed 100 entries. Each paid $10,000 to enter the tournament. Jack Straus (pair of 10's) beat Dewey Tomko (pair of 4's) to win the 1982 title; earlier in the tournament, Straus had been down to one chip.
|5th||A. J. Myers||$52,000|
Other High Finishes
NB: This list is restricted to top 30 finishers with an existing Wikipedia entry.
|8th||Brian "Sailor" Roberts||$20,800|
1982 World Series of Poker Preliminary events articles: 7
Due to early criticism that the bracelets were too feminine and that no male winners wore them, the WSOP replaced the bracelets with golden wristwatches in 1982. The wristwatches were unpopular, and, as a result, the bracelets were brought back in 1983.