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The 1973 World Series of Poker (WSOP) was held at Binion's Horseshoe. This year marked the first year a single player won more than one preliminary World Series of Poker event.


Preliminary events

Event Winner Prize Runner-up
$1,000 Seven Card Razz Sam Angel $32,000 Unknown
$3,000 Deuce to Seven Draw Aubrey Day $16,500 Unknown
$1,000 No Limit Hold'em Walter "Puggy" Pearson $17,000 Unknown
$4,000 Seven-Card Stud Walter "Puggy" Pearson $32,000 Eric Drache
$3,000 Deuce to Seven Draw Jack Straus $16,500 Unknown
Limit Ace to Five Draw Joe Bernstein $21,000 Unknown
Five Card Stud Bill Boyd $10,000 Unknown

Main Event

There were 13 entrants to the main event. Each paid $10,000 to enter the tournament.

Final table

Place Name Prize
1st Walter "Puggy" Pearson $130,000
2nd Johnny Moss None
3rd Jack Straus None
4th Bobby Brazil None
5th Bob Hooks None
6th Brian "Sailor" Roberts None

Other High Finishes

NB: This list is restricted to top 30 finishers with an existing Wikipedia entry.

Place Name Prize
10th Bobby Hoff None
11th Doyle Brunson None
12th Thomas "Amarillo Slim" Preston None

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