The 10 Greatest Moments in World Series Of Poker History

Tom McEvoy 10. 1983 WSOP — Tom McEvoy becomes the first WSOP Main Event winner to enter the prestigious tournament through a satellite feeder tournament.
Johnny Chan 9. 1987, 1988 WSOP — Johnny Chan wins back-to-back Main Events and comes within one player away from winning a third when he lost to Phil Hellmuth in 1989.
Jack Treetop Straus 8.1982 WSOP — Jack “Treetop” Straus moves his entire stack into the pot and loses, only to discover a single chip hidden under his napkin. After doubling up that one chip numerous times, he eventually went on to win a gold bracelet.
Jeff Madsen 7. 2006 WSOP — Jeff Madsen shocks everyone by becoming the youngest player to ever win a bracelet at the tender age of 22. He went on to win his second bracelet a week later and also made two final tables to become the youngest WSOP Player of the Year.
Doyle Brunson 6. 1976, 1977 WSOP — Doyle Brunson wins back-to-back Main Event titles with his legendary 10-2 hand.
Phil Ivey 5. 2012 WSOP — Phil Ivey goes on an incredible two-week run by making it to five final tables.
Michael Mizrachi 4. 2010 WSOP — Michael Mizrachi “The Grinder” silences his critics by winning the $50,000 Poker Players Championship for more than $1.5 million.
Stu Ungar 3. 1980, 1981, 1997 WSOP — In 1997, the legendary Stu Ungar set the record by winning his third Main Event title after years of battling drug addiction and failing health. His final win made many think he may have been the greatest poker player of all-time.
Phil Hellmuth 2. 2012 WSOP — “The Poker Brat” Phil Hellmuth becomes the all-time career leader in bracelets by capturing his 13th at the WSOP Europe Main Event.
Chris MoneyMaker 1. 2003 WSOP — Chris Moneymaker wins a $40 online satellite to compete in the Main Event and defeats noted pro Sammy Farha in heads up play to usher in an era of popularity in poker unlikely to be matched.