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The 1994 World Series of Poker (WSOP) was held at Binion's Horseshoemarker.

Preliminary events

Event Winner Prize Runner-up
$1,500 Limit Hold'em Steven Sim $289,200 Charles Brock
$1,500 Seven Card Stud Johnny Chan $135,600 Mansour Matloubi
$1,500 Limit Omaha Brent Carter $83,400 Moxie Ungar
$1,500 Seven Card Stud Hi-Lo Split Vince Burgio $127,200 Gary Hutzler
$1,500 Razz Mike Hart $88,800 Tommy Hufnagle
$1,500 Omaha Hi-Lo Split T. J. Cloutier $135,000 Chris Bjorin
$1,500 No Limit Hold'em George Rodis $135,000 Phil Hellmuth
$1,500 Pot Limit Omaha O'Neil Longson $100,800 J. C. Pearson
$1,500 Pot Limit Hold'em Jay Heimowitz $148,200 Quinton Nixon
$2,500 Omaha Hi-Lo Split J. C. Pearson $103,000 Matthias Rohnacher
$5,000 No Limit Deuce to Seven Draw w/Rebuys Lyle Berman $128,250 Huck Seed
$1,500 Ace to Five Draw J. J. Chun $93,000 Steve Flicker
$2,500 Limit Hold'em Mike Laing $212,000 Fred Lieberman
$2,500 Seven Card Stud Rodney H. Pardey $132,000 Alan Boston
$2,500 Pot Limit Omaha w/Rebuys Huck Seed $167,000 Lindy Chambers
$2,500 Pot Limit Hold'em T. J. Cloutier $163,000 Travis Dang
$5,000 Seven Card Stud Roger Moore $144,000 Adam Roberts
$2,500 No Limit Hold'em John Heaney $220,000 Hal Kant
$5,000 Limit Hold'em Erik Seidel $210,000 Michael Davis
$1,000 Ladies' Seven Card Stud Barbara Enright $38,400 Natalie Ryke
Press Invitational No Limit Hold'em Bill Sykes $1,000 Joe Saumarez Smith

Main Event

There were 268 entrants to the main event. Each paid $10,000 to enter the tournament. Since this was the 25th Anniversary of the event, the winner received $1,000,000, plus his/her weight in silver, in celebration of the WSOP's silver anniversary.

Final table

Place Name Prize
1st Russ Hamilton $1,000,000 + His weight in Silver
2nd Hugh Vincent $588,000
3rd John Spadavecchia $294,000
4th Vince Burgio $168,000
5th Al Krux $100,800
6th Robert Turner $50,400

Other High Finishes

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

Place Name Prize
16th Mansour Matloubi $20,160
22nd Howard Goldfarb $16,800
24th Bobby Baldwin $16,800
25th Yoshio Nakano $16,800
26th Annie Duke $16,800
27th Donnacha O'Dea $16,800


  • The final table of the event was shown on the ESPN comedy series Cheap Seats.
  • Russ Hamilton was said to be so certain he would win the tourney, he put on over 100 pounds of weight, as the winner was to receive his weight in Silver.


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