/*! elementor – v3.19.0 – 28-02-2024 */ .elementor-heading-title{padding:0;margin:0;line-height:1}.elementor-widget-heading .elementor-heading-title[class*=elementor-size-]>a{color:inherit;font-size:inherit;line-height:inherit}.elementor-widget-heading .elementor-heading-title.elementor-size-small{font-size:15px}.elementor-widget-heading .elementor-heading-title.elementor-size-medium{font-size:19px}.elementor-widget-heading .elementor-heading-title.elementor-size-large{font-size:29px}.elementor-widget-heading .elementor-heading-title.elementor-size-xl{font-size:39px}.elementor-widget-heading .elementor-heading-title.elementor-size-xxl{font-size:59px} The Story of the 1987 WSOP Main Event In 1987, a poker legend won the World Championship in a feat that has inspired millions of people to take up the game in the decades that followed. With the WSOP Main Event […]

/*! elementor – v3.19.0 – 28-02-2024 */ .elementor-heading-title{padding:0;margin:0;line-height:1}.elementor-widget-heading .elementor-heading-title[class*=elementor-size-]>a{color:inherit;font-size:inherit;line-height:inherit}.elementor-widget-heading .elementor-heading-title.elementor-size-small{font-size:15px}.elementor-widget-heading .elementor-heading-title.elementor-size-medium{font-size:19px}.elementor-widget-heading .elementor-heading-title.elementor-size-large{font-size:29px}.elementor-widget-heading .elementor-heading-title.elementor-size-xl{font-size:39px}.elementor-widget-heading .elementor-heading-title.elementor-size-xxl{font-size:59px} The Story of the 1986 WSOP Main Event In 1986, poker hit differently. Sixteen long years after the origin story of the World Series of Poker being formed, yet still several years before the ‘poker boom’, the 1986 event was a […]

The Story of the 1984 WSOP Main Event In 1984, one year on from Tom McEvoy’s slow and methodical takedown of Rod Peate heads-up, a far more aggressive player became world champion. Slaying a field of 132 players – a significant increase of 24 entries from 1983 – was ‘Gentleman Jack’ Keller. A former U.S. […]

The Story of the 1981 WSOP Main Event A year on from Stu ‘The Kid’ Ungar’s epic win against Doyle Brunson in the 1980 WSOP Main Event, 75 players came to Las Vegas to play the World Championship event seeking their fortune. Their number included the defending champion, as Ungar bid to become only the […]

The Story of the 1979 WSOP Main Event The 10th year of the World Series of Poker saw glamour like never before, with a dozen events thrilling poker fans across America. Whilst the World Series of Poker was not yet the global behemoth it is today, its reputation was growing. And with the Main Event […]

The Story of the 1978 WSOP Main Event After two years of domestic dominance from Doyle ‘Texas Dolly’ Brunson in 1976 and 1977, the 1978 World Series of Poker saw a new world champion win the famous gold bracelet in Las Vegas. A total of 11 events took place in Las Vegas, Nevada between May […]

The Story of the 1977 WSOP Main Event In 1976, Doyle Brunson won his first WSOP Main Event title. Just 12 months later, he would enter the lexicon of American heroes after bagging back-to-back triumphs. With more preliminary events than ever before, a young challenger, and an incredible final hand, the 1977 World Series of […]

The Story of the 1976 WSOP Main Event The 1976 World Series of Poker was a landmark poker tournament in so many ways. The crowning of a new champion put a legendary poker character into a spotlight that would shine on him for half a century. In the previous year, there were a total of […]

The Story of the 1975 WSOP Main Event In 1975, every single World Series of Poker event was a bracelet event. After the winner of the Main Event in 1974, Johnny Moss, was awarded the very first WSOP gold bracelet for the win along with the top prize of $160,000. This trend was adopted for […]