1974 World Series of Poker

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Johnny Moss, Becky Binion, and Puggy Pearson at the 1974 World Series of Poker.

The 1974 World Series of Poker (WSOP) was a series of poker tournaments held in May 1974 at Binion's Horseshoe.[1]

Preliminary events[edit]

Event Winner Prize Runner-up
$5,000 Five Card Stud Bill Boyd $40,000 Unknown
$1,000 Seven Card Razz Jimmy Casella $25,000 Charlie Hall
$10,000 Seven-Card Stud Jimmy Casella $41,225 Johnny Moss
$1,000 No Limit Hold'em Thomas "Amarillo Slim" Preston $11,100 Pete Kay
$5,000 Deuce to Seven Draw Brian "Sailor" Roberts $35,850 Larry Perkins

Main Event[edit]

There were 16 entrants to the main event in 1974, each paid $10,000 to enter the winner-take-all tournament.

Final table[edit]

Place Name Prize
1st Johnny Moss $160,000
2nd Crandell Addington None
3rd Sailor Roberts None
4th Jesse Alto None
5th Sid Wyman None
6th Bob Hooks None


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