The World Series of Poker features the most prestigious poker tournaments in the world. The World Series of Poker was created in 1970. In its early days, the World Series Of Poker was only played in the No Limit Texas Holdem form. Today, the World Series of Poker includes all types of poker.
The main event of the World Series of Poker is the No Limit Texas Holdem tournament with a buy-in of 10,000 dollars. During the World Series of Poker Main Event 2005, more than 52 million dollars of prize money was handed out! The winner Joe Hachem alone took home over 7.5 million dollars as well as the gold bracelet reserved for the winner!
|2007||Jerry Yang||8 250 000 $||6 358|
|2006||Jamie Gold||12 000 000 $||8 773|
|2005||Joseph Hachem||7 500 000 $||5 619|
|2004||Greg Raymer||5 000 000 $||2 576|
|2003||Chris Moneymaker||2 500 000 $||839|
|2002||Robert Varkonyi||2 000 000 $||631|
|2001||J.C Mortensen||1 500 000 $||613|