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World Series of Poker

The World Champions of Poker (1970s)

World Series of Poker Champions 1970's listed below, with name of event and prize money.

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Year Place Name Event Prize
1970
1970 1st Johnny Moss Championship Event Voted Champion
1971
1971 1st Johnny Moss Championship Event $30,000
1972
1972 1st Amarillo "Slim" Preston Championship Event $80,000
  1st Bill Boyd Five-Card Stud $20,000
1973
1973 1st Puggy Pearson Championship Event $130,000
  1st Sam Angel Seven-Card Razz $32,000
  1st Aubrey Day Duece to Seven Draw $16,500
  1st Puggy Pearson No Limit Hold'em $17,000
  1st Puggy Pearson Seven-Card Stud $32,000
  1st Jack Strauss Duece to Seven Draw $16,500
1974
1974 1st Johnny Moss Championship Event $160,000
  1st Bill Boyd Five-Card Stud $40,000
  1st Jimmy Casella Seven-Card Razz $25,000
  1st Jimmy Casella Seven-Card Stud $41,225
  1st "Amarillo Slim" Preston No Limit Hold'em $11,100
  1st Sailor Roberts Duece to Seven Draw $35,850
1975
1975 1st Sailor Roberts Championship Event $210,000
 1st Sam Angel Seven-Card Razz $17,000
 1st Billy Baxter Duece to Seven Draw $35,000
 1st Jay Heimowitz No Limit Hold'em $32,000
 1st Johnny Moss Seven-Card Stud $44,000
1976
1976 1st Doyle Brunson Championship Event $220,000
 1st Howard "Tahoe" Andrews No Limit Hold'em $28,000
 1st Howard "Tahoe" Andrews No Limit Hold'em $23,600
 1st Doyle Brunson Duece to Seven Draw $80,250
 1st Perry Green Ace to Five Draw $68,300
  1st Doc Green Seven-Card Stud Split $12,750
  1st Johnny Moss Seven-Card Stud $13,000
 1st Walter Smiley Seven-Card Stud $35,000
1977
1977 1st Doyle Brunson Championship Event $340,000
 1st Billy Allen Ace to Five Draw $10,800
 1st Bobby Baldwin Duece to Seven Draw $80,000
 1st Bobby Baldwin Seven-Card Stud $44,000
 1st Bones Berland Seven-Card Razz $8,300
 1st Doyle Brunson Seven-Card Stud Split $62,500
 1st Perry Green Ace to Five Draw $10,000
 1st George Huber No Limit Hold'em $33,000
 1st Louis Hunsucker No Limit Hold'em $34,200
 1st Jackie McDaniels Women's 7-Card Stud $5,580
 1st Fats Morgan Seven-Card Stud Split $10,800
 1st Jeff Sandow Seven-Card Stud $11,400
 1st Richard Schwartz Seven-Card Razz $25,000
1978
1978 1st Bobby Baldwin Championship Event $210,000
 2nd Crandell Addington Championship Event $84,000
 3rd Louis Hunsucker Championship Event $63,000
 4th Buck Buchanan Championship Event $42,000
 5th Jesse Alto Championship Event $21,000
 1st Billy Baxter Duece to Seven Draw $90,000
 1st Bones Berland Seven-Card Razz $19,200
 1st Bones Berland Seven-Card Stud $17,100
 1st Doyle Brunson Seven-Card Stud $68,000
 1st Aubrey Day No Limit Hold'em $42,600
 1st Terry King Women's 7-Card Stud $10,080
 1st Lakewood Louie Draw High $21,000
 1st Hans "Tuna" Lund No Limit Hold'em $46,800
 1st Chip Reese Seven-Card Stud Split $19,200
 1st Henry Young Ace to Five Draw $19,200
1979
1979 1st Hal Fowler Championship Event $270,000
 2nd Bobby Hoff Championship Event $108,000
 3rd George Huber Championship Event $81,000
 4th Sam Moon Championship Event $54,000
 5th Johnny Moss Championship Event $54,000
 1st Bobby Baldwin Duece to Seven Draw $90,000
 1st Bones Berland Seven-Card Stud $24,000
 1st Bones Berland Seven-Card Stud Split $20,400
 1st Starla Brodie Mixed Doubles $4,500
 1st Doyle Brunson Mixed Doubles $4,500
 1st Barbara Freer Women's 7-Card Stud $12,720
 1st Perry Green No Limit Hold'em $76,500
 1st Lakewood Louie Ace to Five Draw $22,200
 1st Lakewood Louie Draw High $22,800
 1st Sam Mastrogiannis Seven-Card Razz $22,200
 1st Johnny Moss Seven-Card Stud $48,000
 1st Dewey Tomko No Limit Hold'em $48,000
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