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1995 World Series of Poker

The 1995 World Series of Poker (WSOP) was a series of poker tournaments held at Binion's Horseshoe.

1995 World Series of Poker Intro articles: 3

Preliminary events

Event Winner Prize Runner-up
$1,500 Limit Hold'em Christian Van Hees $315,000 Eli Balas
$1,500 Seven Card Stud Valter Farina $144,600 Stavros Karabinas
$1,500 Limit Omaha Berry Johnston $91,200 Daniel Bakker
$1,500 Chinese Poker John Tsagaris $41,400 Bruce Cohen
$1,500 Seven Card Stud Hi-Lo Split Rod Peate $127,200 Steve Hohn
$1,500 Razz Mickey Sisskind $82,800 Leroy Baca
$1,500 Omaha Hi-Lo Split Max Stern $140,400 Cong Do
$1,500 No Limit Hold'em Richard Klamian $205,875 Byron Wolford
$1,500 Pot Limit Omaha w/Rebuys Phil Earle $143,400 Ron Graham
$1,500 Pot Limit Hold'em Peter Vilandos $148,500 Mick Cook
$2,500 Seven Card Stud Hi-Lo Split Men Nguyen $96,000 Steve Nixon
$5,000 No Limit Deuce to Seven Draw w/Rebuys John Bonetti $101,250 Johnny Chan
$2,500 Omaha Hi-Lo Split Marlon De Los Santos $119,000 Jim Douglas
$1,500 Ace to Five Draw Clifford Roof $81,600 Tony Bolton
$5,000 Chinese Poker w/Rebuys Steve Zolotow $112,500 Doyle Brunson
$2,500 Limit Hold'em Men Nguyen $186,000 Carl McKelvey
$2,500 Seven Card Stud Dan Robison $140,000 John Spadavecchia
$2,500 Pot Limit Omaha w/Rebuys Hilbert Shirey $137,000 Phil Mazzella
$2,500 Pot Limit Hold'em Hilbert Shirey $163,000 Tom Jacobs
$5,000 Seven Card Stud Anthony DeAngelo $154,000 T. J. Cloutier
$2,500 No Limit Hold'em Dan Harrington $249,000 John Gordon
$5,000 Limit Hold'em Mickey Appleman $234,000 Humberto Brenes
$1,000 Ladies' Seven Card Stud Starla Brodie $35,200 Karen Wolfson

Main Event

There were 273 entrants to the main event. Each paid $10,000 to enter the tournament. 1992 Main Event champion Hamid Dastmalchi made the final table looking for his second Main Event title but fell short.

Final table

Name Number of chips
(percentage of total)
WSOP
Bracelets*
WSOP
Cashes*
WSOP
Earnings*
Howard Goldfarb 1,194,000 (43.7%) 0 1 $16,800
Dan Harrington 532,000 (19.5%) 1 4 $297,250
Brent Carter 319,000 (11.7%) 2 19 $418,104
Chuck Thompson 254,000 (9.3%) 0 2 $45,913
Hamid Dastmalchi 232,000 (8.5%) 3 9 $1,427,760
Barbara Enright 199,000 (7.3%) 2 3 $56,780

*Career statistics prior to the beginning of the 1995 Main Event.

Final table results

Place Name Prize
1st Dan Harrington $1,000,000
2nd Howard Goldfarb $519,000
3rd Brent Carter $302,250
4th Hamid Dastmalchi $173,000
5th Barbara Enright $114,180
6th Chuck Thompson $86,500

Other High Finishes

NB: This list is restricted to top 28 finishers with an existing Wikipedia entry.

Place Name Prize
7th Tom Franklin $69,200
8th Henry Orenstein $51,900
10th Roger Moore $27,680
12th John Esposito $27,680
15th Billy Argyros $24,220
17th Freddy Deeb $20,760
20th Jason Lester $17,300
21st Berry Johnston $17,300
22nd David Baxter $17,300
23rd Mike Sexton $17,300
26th Hal Kant $17,300
28th Jack Keller $17,300

1995 World Series of Poker Preliminary events articles: 19

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