TEXAS HOLD'EM (No-Limit) $10,000
(day one of four)
TOTAL PRIZE MONEY - $3,520,000 PRIZE MONEY TO DATE - $12,502,000
The Leader Board
The Money List
Notable Bustouts
Live From the 'Shoe
The Play-by-Play

The View from the Rail


The Big One just got bigger. A lot bigger. It's Spring in Las Vegas and hope springs eternal.

352 players, with $10,000 in chips, and a chair, started out on a journey that only one player will complete. That one person will be a World Champion for the rest of their lives.

Even though the multi-million dollar computer system that has been pretending to run this tournament went down at the worst possible moment, by 12:52 PM the cards were in the air. A new world's record had been set. An astounding 40 more players registered this year over last.

Stu Ungar, defending Champion, wasn't one of them. He had been assigned Table 55 Seat 5, but didn't show. At 1:09 PM Jack McClelland announced that Stu wasn't feeling well and would not be defending his title. Stu's chips were picked up and Maureen Pang Feduniak took his chair.

There has to be a first one out of every tournament. Today it was Kevin Song at 12.57 PM.

Tables 1-14 are in the satellite area. Tables 35 through 64 are in the Pavillion, quite some distance away. In between, the Poker Room continues with business as usual, as if nothing extraordinary is happening anywhere else in the casino - let alone the biggest poker tournament in history.

"I'm down $7,300 and all I've played is a straight draw on the flop and two Kings." It's not even 1:20 PM and Phil Hellmuth Jr is already telling his table about his problems. Phil has a way of speaking, that lets you know he thinks his problems should be more important to you than your own. His table mates don't seem to be responding.

Jack McClelland is reading off the prize list over the loudspeaker, now, starting with 27th and ascending to 2nd. Everyone knows what 1st prize is. That's why they're here.

When the 2nd prize of $687,500 is read, Lyle Berman says "Hardly worth chopping." Lyle likes to crack himself up. Berman is a prime example of why poker players are so wonderful. They are who they are, every waking moment, even when they're bluffing.

We played for only eight hours today. It's going to get much tougher.

Leaderboard after Day 1

Eskimo Clark$55,675
Jack Keller51,125
Vasilis Lazarou51,100
Jan Lundberg50,575
Kevin McBride49,200
David Tavernier48,550
Paul Kroh47,825
Jim Bechtel46,950
Hal Kant45,300
Lee Salem44,750
Larry Beilfuss44,725
T.J. Cloutier41,925
Freddy Deeb41,400
Earl Key37,425
Mike Magee36,475
Freddy Bonyadi35,950
Mark Weitzman35,250
John Richman34,925
Brian Kruger34,575
Kathy Liebert34,525

Notable Bustouts

The bust out hands of players that follow, are of players we know. Most of the details were given to us by a player at the bust out table, after the fact, and may not be completely accurate.

  • Mickey Appleman - Early. Lost top set when Barry Shulman caught a flush
  • Louis Asmo - Middle. All-in lost to Fred Sigur's flush
  • Chris Bjorin - Late. All-in K Q lost to A A
  • Andrew Bloch - Middle. Two overcards with a flush draw didn't improve, and lost to Lyle Berman's pocket nines
  • Andre Boyer - Late. Didn't show when Jack Keller made trips
  • Steve Brecher - Late. Lost to unimproved pocket 8's. Steve showed an 8
  • Todd Brunson - Early. Ace high to Danny Dang's K Q when King came
  • Ken Buntjer - Middle. Trip 3's lost to Hershey Entin's straight
  • Mike Caro - Early. Jeff Rothstein's full house over a flush
  • Brent Carter - Early. Trip J's lost to Jim Bechtel's nut straight
  • Matt Damon - Middle. Pocket K's lost to Doyle Brunson's Pocket A's
  • Annie Duke - Early. Lost to T.J. Cloutier's top set
  • John Esposito - Early. Slow played AA and lost to Cesare Poggi's pocket 5's that flopped a set.
  • Layne Flack - Late. K Q lost to Ralph Levine's A K
  • Ken Flaton - Early. "Slow played" A A and lost to Jim Walterburg's straight
  • Ted Forrest - Middle. Lost with A 3 when A 3 flopped to David Cleary's flush
  • Barry Greenstein - Middle. Flopped bottom two pair. Paul Kroh flopped top two pair
  • Gorden Hall - Late. His J J lost to Ralph Hoot's A Q when an Ace came
  • Jennifer Harmon - Late. Her J's lost to Mickey Finn's 10's full
  • Gary Haubelt - Middle. A K lost to Al DiCarlo's flush
  • Phil Hellmuth Jr - Early. His flopped set lost to Dave Ulliott's higher flopped set.
  • Don Holt - Early. "Slow played" A A and Gorden Hall caught trip 10's
  • Jesse Jones - Early. His A A lost to John Richman's K K when a K came
  • Michael Konik - Middle. Didn't show hand when Gregg Turk had trip Aces
  • Vic Kramer - Middle. A high straight cracked by Paul Kroh's flush
  • Howard Lederer - Early. Didn't show when Bruce Yamron caught a flush
  • O'Neil Longson - Late. Didn't show when Paul Martin made a full house
  • Phyllis Meyers - Late. Her A Q lost to Kevin McBride's A K
  • Donn O'Dea - Middle. His A K lost to Michael Pancer's A A
  • Amarillo Slim Preston - Late. Flopped two pair and lost to Crews Johnston's flush
  • Lucy Rokach - Late. A 10 lost to David Tavernier's A Q. Board was A 10 x x Q
  • Steve Rydel - Late. "Slow played" trip 7's on flop and lost to Jan Lundberg's straight
  • Luis Santoni - Early. A K lost to 9's by Erik Seidel
  • Mike Schichtman - Late. A 10 lost to Noli Francisco's 3's. Flop: A A 3.
  • Mike Sexton - Early. To Phat Lam's Kings
  • Barry Shulman - Middle. Didn't show hand. Mike Magee showed trip Aces
  • Kevin Song - 1st player out
  • Surinder Sunar - Late. J J lost to Harry Thomas' K K
  • Alan Tessler - Early. Didn't show hand when Ron Stanley made trip 7's
  • Walter Threadgill - Middle. His all-in A J lost to Steve Pestal's 10's
  • An Tran - Early. A K lost to A A
  • Robert Turner - Early. Didn't show when John Cernuto had trip Kings
  • Ron Weaver - Middle. Didn't show when Sam Grizzle had 5's full of Aces
  • Steve Zolotow - Middle. All-in with 7's lost to overcards on the flop
  • And Barbara Enright - Early. No one at her table wanted to admit that they knocked Barbara out. The six, seven and eight seats all pointed at each other

Alphabetical Money List After Day 1

John Aglialoro$5,800
Bill Argyros18,300
Derei Asher15,475
Joe Baumgartner7,300
Billy Baxter14,300
Jim Bechtel46,950
Larry Beilfuss44,725
Lyle Berman27,900
Andrew Black18,700
John Bonetti25,100
Freddy Bonyadi35,950
Leo Boothe2,350
Peter Brehm18,725
Alex Brenes21,700
Humberto Brenes8,400
Dan Brings9,925
Mark Brochard24,275
James Brown23,725
Doyle Brunson15,150
Vince Burgio26,075
Debbie Burkhead23,850
Scott Byron9,375
Martin Canavan15,800
Dick Carson13,825
Miami John Cernuto4,525
Jimmy Cha15,225
Tony Chaskelson20,475
Hassan Chehab11,200
Eskimo Clark55,675
David Cleary22,100
T.J. Cloutier41,925
Don Coates22,725
Caesar Como15,200
Glenn Cozen11,625
Jack Culp7,700
Danny Dang11,975
Hamid Dastmalchi15,300
Fred David10,250
Cliff Davis1,525
Freddy Deeb41,400
Tom Dewy6,025
Cal Dykes9,300
Frank Edinger27,250
Hershey Entin24,325
Mario Esquerra18,275
Al Ethier9,550
Ali Farsai17,450
Chris "Jesus" Ferguson3,925
Mickey Finn15,900
Lew Fleming12,800
Pat Fleming33,825
Jack Fox6,425
Noli Francisco10,325
John Franjesh18,875
John Galbraith8,675
Bill Gazes4,900
Chau Giang11,875
Alan Goehring10,325
John Gordon12,575
Tommy Grimes21,775
Sam Grizzle19,550
Russ Hamilton10,975
Thor Hansen18,700
Dan Harrington17,175
Richard Harroch12,725
Tony Hartman2,200
Peter Haugan18,700
John Heaney10,575
Dan Heimiller8,350
Jay Heimowitz14,325
Frank Henderson25,575
Paul Hoenke14,400
Bobby Hoff26,925
Randy Holland12,825
Ralph Hoots22,075
Kent Hori7,475
Tommy Hufnagle19,600
L.A. Hung33,750
Susie Isaacs4,250
Kenneth Jacobs27,075
Gus Jacobsen8,125
Tommy Jin Joo24,825
Crews Johnston13,175
John Juanda8,300
Mel Judah14,475
Hal Kant45,300
Bob Karp9,850
Casey Kastle18,959
Jack Keller51,125
Morris Kessler20,975
Earl Key37,425
David Kim24,150
Soo young Kim23,150
Richard Klamian7,750
Q Knopow14,525
Robin Kojfer12,475
Matti Kourtti16,825
Paul Kroh47,825
Brian Kruger34,575
Paul Ladanyi12,975
Mike Laing27,325
Tony Lantz9,575
Vasilis Lazarou51,100
Gary Lent28,500
Bill Lester8,950
Jason Lester13,200
Ralph Levine29,200
Kathy Liebert34,525
Jamie Ligator6,575
Andy Lin7,250
Bob Loar7,650
R. London9,675
Steve Lott9,025
Hans Tuna Lund16,250
Jan Lundberg50,575
Minh Ly7,525
Tony Ma23,700
Mike Magee36,475
Paul Martin18,700
Jim Maschler4,825
J.P. Massar15,400
Kevin McBride49,200
Tom McCormick6,950
Paul McKinney9,050
Milt Meyers9,275
R.W. Miller5,825
David Mosley29,350
Joel Nacht1,800
Yosh Nakano18,575
Mark Napolitano32,750
Daniel Negreanu11,450
Men Nguyen5,150
Scotty Nguyen13,650
Tam Nguyen5,200
Jeffrey Norman18,950
Shelby Parrott25,975
Jim Payton11,975
J.C. Pearson12,625
Rod Peate20,500
Steve Pestal14,700
Lam Phat10,775
Flan Pilkington22,125
Cesare Poggi22,025
John Richman34,925
Ben Roberts19,250
Blair Rodman7,600
Mark Rose7,225
Jose Rosenkrantz3,725
Jeff Rothstein10,950
Paul Rowe8,275
David Rubin8,750
Lee Salem44,750
Larry Satterwhite29,625
Barry Schwartz19,175
Huck Seed20,575
Doug Segers12,600
Erik Seidel5,425
Keith Sexton11,025
Fred Sigur21,625
Christopher Smith14,900
H.R. Smith23,975
Gary Solomons7,375
John Spadavecchia5,050
Ron Stanley3,725
Max Stern3,225
Ed Stevens2,550
Willie Strothers9,175
John Strzemp6,350
Julian Studley24,250
Bob Stupak21,700
Tab Thiptinnakon14,025
Harry Thomas28,725
Roy Thung17,000
Tibor Tolnai26,375
David Travernier48,550
Chris Tsiprailidis10,900
Gregg Turk10,050
David Ulliott31,100
Bruce Van Horn4,525
Peter Vilandos17,000
Marsha Waggoner4,600
Rick Walden2,800
Bob Walker7,275
Jim Walterburg12,475
Garland Walters13,825
Jim Ward9,550
Lee Watkinson27,875
Mark Weitzman35,250
David Welch20,000
Dewey Weum21,125
Willie Wilkinson8,725
Buddy Williams14,400
Marty Wilson26,700
Frank Wong14,325
C. Xanthos11,750
Bruce Yamron6,250
Rick Young11,100
Hertzel Zalewski23,450

The Big One is now a lot smaller. Hope sprung a leak for 154 players.

We get down to 27 players tomorrow, who will all be in the money. Those that just miss will have felt the pain of Dances With Wolves.


The Temperature sign atop Binion's Horseshoe read 75 degrees at 11:00 AM on Monday morning. The sky was partly cloudy, sunny, blue and hazy. The wind was out of the SW at 10 to 30 mph.


Seating for the Big Dance was randomly generated by the Horseshoe's computer, for the first 300 or so entries. The last 50 or so entries were assigned to tables in the order that they signed up.


Access to the WSOP playing area is limited to players, staff and selected press. Spectators can't get any closer than the rail, which has about five tables adjacent to it. The rail was six or seven deep most of the day.


Matt Damon, star of the poker movie ROUNDERS, drew a table on the rail yesterday. Rumor has it that one of his keepers unsuccessfully tried to use juice to get him reassigned to a table away from the rail. Matt's table was the center of attention all day, from spectators, cameras, lights and press.

Matt was eliminated from the tournament when his pocket Kings ran into Doyle Brunson's pocket Aces.


Don Larrimore counted 14 Ladies among the 352 entries in the $10,000 Championship Event, and was still checking out a couple of entries to determine the gender.


The final para mutual odds listed Lyle Berman as 12:1. Lyle said that he refused to confirm or deny that he had caused the odds to move by betting on himself. Lyle also estimated that the total PM pool was less than $20,000.


A Thief (reportedly inebriated) ran through the tournament area yesterday, grabbed $700 in chips from Fred David's stack, and was finally apprehended by Security. Fred's chips were returned, and someone suggested that the Thief should be nominated for inclusion in "America's Dumbest Criminals".


ESPN will be doing TV coverage of the Final Table of the $10,000 Championship event, and it is scheduled to be aired on 12 July.

The Final Table will be held in the Special Events room (which has been the location of the 20 table Poker room during the 1998 WSOP) and Vince Van Patten will be the Celebrity Host for the telecast. Bleachers will surround the Final Table in the Special Events room, and a large screen TV will be set up in the Tournament Pavilion.


First 20 Events: $8,982,000 (1998) vs $9,139,000 (1997)


Any player abusing employees or other players, either verbally or physically (swearing, throwing cards, etc.) or disrupting the tournament will be penalized. The following will be the MINIMUM penalty imposed:

FIRST OFFENSE - 20 minutes away from the table. (Blinds and/or antes to be forfeited)
SECOND OFFENSE - 40 minutes away from the table.
THIRD OFFENSE - Disqualification

The WSOP Floorpeople will be strictly enforcing the rules, with zero tolerance. Every player starts each Event with a clean slate as far as penalties are concerned.


Unknown20 Minutes
Barry Shulman20 Minutes
Ray Dehkharghani20 Minutes
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Phil Tanner20 Minutes
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Thi Thi Tran20 Minutes
Phil Tanner20 Minutes
Paul Kroh20 Minutes
Joe Macchiaverna20 Minutes
Joe Gualtieri20 Minutes
Ron Stanley20 Minutes
Mike Schichtman20 minutes


Updated Through 8:00 PM Sunday 10 MAY 1998

1.Brent Carter
2.Randy Holland
3.Gary Lent
4.Hieu Ma
5.Milt Meyers
6.Marsha Waggoner
7.Michael Pancer
8.Bob Walker
9.David Tagg
10.Steve Kaufman
11.Barbara Enright
12.Steve Rydel
13.Joe Baumgartner
14.R. London
15.Paul Hoenke
16.Allen Cunningham
17.John Bonetti
18.Frank Hernandez
19.R.W. Miller
20.Men "The Master" Nguyen
21.Casey Kastle
22.J.C. Pearson
23.John Morgan
24.Jim Bechtel
25.Peter Vilandos
26.Bill Lester
27.Cliff Davis
28.Debbie Burkhead
29.James Brown
30.Jack Green
31.Peter Brehm
32.Don Barton
33.John Richman
34.Luis Santoni
35.Jack Fox
36.Flan "Irish Mike" Pilkington
37.Chris "Jesus" Ferguson
38.O'Neil Longson
39.Thor Hansen
40.Frank Landen
41.Greg Turk
42.John Gledhill
43.Ralph Hoots
44.David Rubin
45.Justin Westmoreland
46.John Juanda
47."Super" Mario Esquerra
48.Jim Bayton
49.Doug Segers
50.John Spadaveccia
51.Greg Alston
52.Jan Lundberg
53."Miami" John Cernuto
54.John Heaney
55.Don Holt
56.John Gordon
57.Kent Hori
58.Fariborz Azima
59.Hans "Tuna" Lund
60.Bob Karp
61.Erik Seidel
62.David Welch
63.Rick Young
64.Asher Derei
65.Charles Watkins
66.Paul Honas
67.Paul Ladanyi
68.Blair Rodman
69.Huck Seed
70.LA Hung
71.Frank Wong
72.Bill Gazes
73.Tony Lantz
74.Brian Kruger
75.Bob Loar
76.Jim Karambinis
77.Howard Lederer
78.Robert Perry
79.Larry Satterwhite
80.Andy Lin
81.Chris Tsiprailidis
82.Louis Asmo
83.Lucy Rokach
84.Scott Gray
85.Kevin Song
86.Nhut Tran
87.Lee Watkinson
88.Roy Flowerday
90.William Strother
91.H.R. Smith
92.Mark Rose
93.Mark Napolitano
94.Amarillo "Slim" Preston
95."Q" Knopow
96.Richard Harroch
97.Gary Haubelt
98.Bruce Yamron
99.Gus Echeverri
100.Andrew Black
101.Junior Sample
102.Tom Jacobs
103.Matt Lefkowitz
104.Michael Konik
105.Susie Isaacs
106.Dana Ronald
107.Pete Haugan
108.John Franjesh
109.Fred Sigur
110.Paul Martin
111.Richard Tatalovich
112.Earl Key
113.David Roepke
114.Randall Skaggs
115.Robert Kojfer
116.Max Stern
117.David "Devil Fish" Ulliott
118.Paul Rowe
119.John Aglialoro
120.Jim Ward
121.An Tran
122.Al Stonum
123.John Galbraith
124.Jack Culp
125.Ralph Perivoskin
126.Phil Hellmuth Jr.
127Gorden L. Hall
128.William Lamkin
129.Alan Goehring
130.Don Thompson
131.Vasilios Lazarou
132.Mike Laing
133.Pat Fleming
134.Ron Weaver
135.Sven Arntzen
136.David Tavernier
137.Steve Lott
138.Hershey Entin
139.Ken Lenaard
140.Barry Shulman
141.Berry Johnston
142.Ron Stanley
143.Kathy Kolberg
144.Todd Brunson
145.Oklahoma Johnny Hale
146.Mike Caro
147.Doyle Brunson
148.Crews Johnston
149.Mike Magee
150.Bruno Fitoussi
151.Martin Canavan
152.John Goodfellow
153.J.P. Massar
154.John Strzemp
155.Judge Thumand
156.Ronnie Williams
157.David Momico
158.Xanthos Charalambos
159.Jim Maschler
160.Tony Chaskelson
161.Andy Bloch
162.Jimmy Cha
163.Tam Van Nguyen
164.Jeff Rothstein
165.Matt Damon
166.Edward Norton
167.T.J. Cloutier
168.Phil Mazzela
169.Chau Giang
170.Cesare Poggi
171.Jim Tarr
172.Lamar Wilkinson
173.Alan Brodsky
174.Edgar Barham
175.Andre Boyer
176.Mickey Appleman
177.Billy Baxter
178.Gus Friedman
179.Stu Ungar
180.Martyn Wilson
181.Bob Feduniak
182.Sam Grizzle
183.Ken Buntjer
184.Surinder Sunar
185.Annie Duke
186.Dan Negreanu
187.Alan Tessler
188.Steve Brecher
189.Ken Flayton
190.Fred Brown
191.Tom McCormick
192.Alex Brenes
193.Pascal Perrault
194.Charles Wight
195.Tommy Grimes
196.Paul Begun
197.Jason Lester
198.Dean Potashner
199.Don Coates
200.Frank Edinger
201.Barry "Doc" Schwartz
202.Ralph Levine
203.Dan Brings
204.Bobby Hoff
205.Jennifer Harmon
206.Lyle Berman
207.Bob Stubak
208.Marko Trapani
209.Russ Hamilton
210.Sreve Zolotow
211.Jack Keller
212.Barry Greenstein
213.Mike Markos
214.Phyllis Meyers
215.John Esposito
216.David Mosley
217.Steve Pestal
218.Mike Sexton
219.Mike Schichtman
220.Dennis Seagle
221.Jason Gray
222.Lee Wosk
223.Hal Kant
224.John Bradley
225.Ken Jacobs
226.Scotty Nguyen
227.Fred David
228.Benjamin Roberts
229.Harry Thomas
230.Vic Kramer
231.Jeff Norman
232.Kevin McBride
233.Bruce Atkinson
234.Jim Waltenburg
235.Steve Melton
236.Phat Lam
237.Jaggi Alphons
238.Robert Redman
239.Paul Kroh
240.Albert Joseph Ethier
241.Jesse Jones
242.Bruce Van Horn
243.Perry Green
244.Al Emerson
245.Tom McEvoy
246.Chris Bjorin
247.Matk Kroon
248.Joel Nacht
249.Gene Harris
250.Fred Saliba
251.George McKeever
252.Rickie Walden
253.Roger Moore
254.Bill Boston
255.Noli Francisco
256.Cindy Violette
257.Buddy Williams
258.Paul McKinney
259.Tom Franklin
260.Bill Argyros
261.Vince Burgio
262.Carl McKelvy
263.Dan Harrington
264.Bobby Baldwin
265.Frank Henderson
266.Mel Judah
267.Tab Thiptinnakon
268.Glen Cozzen
269.Bruce Corman
270.Donnie Robinson
271.Walter Threadgill
272.Hilbert Shirey
273.Tony Hartman
274.Lian Flood
275.Dan Heimiller
276.Roy Thung
277.Don O'Dea
278.Duane Tomko
279.Mark Weitzman
280.Morris Kessler
281.Percy Chen
282.Dolph Arnold
283.Hamid Dastmalchi
284.Bob Ensley
285.Dewey Weum
286.Matti Kuortti
287.Freddy Deeb
289.Gus Jacobson
290.Jack Ward
291.KAthy Liebert
292.Michael Finn
293.Rod Peate
294.Christopher Smith
295.Edward Stevens
296.Larry Beilfuss
297.David Cleary
298.Michael Bittan
299.John Shipley
300.Julien Studley
301.Scott Byron
302.Robert Turner
303.Johnny Chan
304.Jay Heimowitz
305.Marc Jean Brochard
306.Bjorn Janson
301.Tam Duong
308.Caesar Como
309.Mark Straus
310.Mori Eskandani
311.Mark Edwards
312.Chehab Hassan
314.Brian Koppelman
315.Tommy Huffnagle
316.Jaime Ligator
317.Larry Sigety
318.Shelby Parrot
319.Catherine Brown
320.Richard Klamian
321.Tibor Tolnai
322.David Chiu
323.Garland Walters
324.Lee Salem
325.Yosh Nakano
326.Jose Rosenkrantz
327.David Kim
328.J.J. Volpe
329.Mike Hart
330.Fred Bonyadi
331.Patrick Bruel
332.Cal Dykes
333.Dick Carson
334.Humberto Brenes
335.Gary Solomons
336.Derrick Baxter
337.Al DeCarlo
338.David Grey
339.Lewis Fleming
340.Mel Wiener
341.Layne Flack
342.Ali Farsai
343.Keith Sexton
344.Ted Forrest
345.Henry Orenstein
346.Tommy Jin-Joo
347.Robert Clark
348.Soo Young Kim
349.Hertzel Zalewski
350.Men Thoai Ly
351.Lazarou Anastassion
352.Pat Callihan
353.Maureen Pang Feduniak
354.Danny Dang
355.Robert Kennewick


John Aglialoro
Jaggi Alphons
Greg Alston
Lazarou Anastassion
Mickey Appleman
Bill Argyros
Dolph Arnold
Sven Arntzen
Derei Asher
Louis Asmo
Bruce Atkinson
Fariborz Azima
Bobby Baldwin
Edgar Barham
Don Barton
Joe Baumgartner
Billy Baxter
Derrick Baxter
Jim Bayton
Jim Bechtel
Paul Begun
Larry Beilfuss
Lyle Berman
Michael Bittan
Chris Bjorin
Andrew Black
Andy Bloch
John Bonetti
Fred Bonyadi
Bill Boston
Andre Boyer
John Bradley
Steve Brecher
Peter Brehm
Alex Brenes
Humberto Brenes
Dan Brings
Marc Jean Brochard
Alan Brodsky
Catherine Brown
Fred Brown
Jim Brown
Patrick Bruel
Doyle Brunson
Todd Brunson
Ken Buntjer
Vince Burgio
Debbie Burkhead
Scott Byron
Pat Callihan
Martin Canavan
Mike Caro
Dick Carson
Brent Carter
"Miami" John Cernuto
Jimmy Cha
Johnny Chan
Xanthos Charalambos
Tony Chaskelson
Percy Chen
David Chiu
Paul "Eskimo" Clark
Robert Clark
David Cleary
T.J. Cloutier
Don Coates
Caesar Como
Bruce Corman
Glen Cozzen
Jack Culp
Allen Cunningham
Matt Damon
Danny Dang
Hamid Dastmalchi
Fred David
Cliff Davis
Al DeCarlo
Freddy Deeb
Annie Duke
Tam Duong
Cal Dykes
Gus Echeverri
Frank Edinger
Mark Edwards
Al Emerson
Barbara Enright
Bob Ensley
Hershey Entin
Mori Eskandani
John Esposito
Super Mario Esquerra
Albert Joseph Ethier
Ali Farsai
Bob Feduniak
Maureen Pang Feduniak
Chris "Jesus" Ferguson
Michael Finn
Bruno Fitoussi
Layne Flack
Ken Flayton
Pat Fleming
Lewis Flemming
Lian Flood
Roy Flowerday
Ted Forrest
Jack Fox
Noli Francisco
John Franjesh
Tom Franklin
Gus Friedman
John Galbraith
Bill Gazes
Chau Giang
John Gledhill
Alan Goehring
John Goodfellow
John Gordon
Jason Gray
Scott Gray
Jack Green
Perry Green
Barry Greenstein
David Grey
Tommy Grimes
Sam Grizzle
Oklahoma Johnny Hale
Gorden L. Hall
Russ Hamilton
Thor Hansen
Jennifer Harmon
Dan Harrington
Gene Harris
Richard Harroch
Mike Hart
Tony Hartman
Chehab Hassan
Gary Haubelt
Pete Haugan
John Heaney
Dan Heimiller
Jay Heimowitz
Phil Hellmuth Jr.
Frank Henderson
Frank Hernandez
Paul Hoenke
Bobby Hoff
Randy Holland
Don Holt
Paul Honas
Ralph Hoots
Kent Hori
Tommy Huffnagle
LA Hung
Susie Isaacs
Gus Jacobson
Ken Jacobs
Tom Jacobs
Bjorn Janson
Tommy Jin-Joo
Berry Johnston
Crews Johnston
Jesse Jones
Mel Judah
Hal Kant
Casey Kastle
Steve Kaufman
"Q" Knopow
Paul Kroh
John Juanda
Jim Karambinis
Bob Karp
Jack Keller
Robert Kennewick
Morris Kessler
Earl Key
David Kim
Soo Young Kim
Richard Klamian
Robert Kojfer
Kathy Kolberg
Michael Konik
Brian Koppelman
Vic Kramer
Mark Kroon
Brian Kruger
Matti Kuortti
Paul Ladanyi
Mike Laing
Phat Lam
William Lamkin
Frank Landen
Tony Lantz
Vasilios Lazarou
Howard Lederer
Matt Lefkowitz
Ken Lenaard
Gary Lent
Bill Lester
Jason Lester
Ralph Levine
Kathy Liebert
Jaime Ligator
Andy Lin
Bob Loar
R. London
O'Neil Longson
Steve Lott
Hans "Tuna" Lund
Jan Lundberg
Men Thoai Ly
Hieu Ma
Mike Magee
Mike Markos
Paul Martin
Jim Masclher
J.P. Massar
Phil Mazzela
Kevin McBride
Tom McCormick
Tom McEvoy
George McKeever
Carl McKelvy
Paul McKinney
Steve Melton
Milt Meyers
Phyllis Meyers
R.W. Miller
David Momico
Roger Moore
John Morgan
David Mosley
Joel Nacht
Yosh Nakano
Mark Napolitano
Dan Negreanu
Jeff Norman
Edward Norton
Men Nguyen
Scotty Nguyen
Tam Van Nguyen
Don O'Dea
Henry Orenstein
Michael Pancer
Shelby Parrot
J.C. Pearson
Rod Peate
Robert Perry
Ralph Perivoskin
Pascal Perrault
Steve Pestal
Flan "Irish Mike" Pilkington
Cesare Poggi
Dean Potashner
Amarillo "Slim" Preston
Robert Redman
John Richman
Benjamin Roberts
Donnie Robinson
Blair Rodman
David Roepke
Lucy Rokach
Dana Ronald
Mark Rose
Jose Rosenkrantz
Jeff Rothstein
Paul Rowe
David Rubin
Steve Rydel
Lee Salem
Fred Saliba
Junior Sample
Luis Santoni
Larry Satterwhite
Mike Schichtman
Barry "Doc" Schwartz
Dennis Seagle
Huck Seed
Erik Seidel
Doug Segers
Keith Sexton
Mike Sexton
John Shipley
Hilbert Shirey
Barry Shulman
Larry Sigety
Fred Sigur
Randall Skaggs
Christopher Smith
H.R. Smith
Gary Solomons
Kevin Song
John Spadaveccia
Ron Stanley
Max Stern
Edward Stevens
Al Stonum
Mark Straus
William Strother
John Strzemp
Julien Studley
Bob Stupak
Surinder Sunar
David Tagg
Jim Tarr
Richard Tatalovich
David Tavernier
Alan Tessler
Tab Thiptinnakon
Harry Thomas
Don Thompson
Walter Threadgill
Judge Thumand
Roy Thung
Tibor Tolnai
Duane Tomko
An Tran
Nhut Tran
Marko Trapani
Chris Tsiprailidis
Greg Turk
Robert Turner
Stu Ungar
David "Devil Fish" Ulliott
Bruce Van Horn
Peter Vilandos
Cindy Violette
J.J. Volpe
Marsha Waggoner
Rickie Walden
Bob Walker
Jim Waltenburg
Garland Walters
Jim Ward
Jack Ward
Charles Watkins
Lee Watkinson
Ron Weaver
Mel Weiner
Mark Weitzman
David Welch
Justin Westmoreland
Dewey Weum
Charles Wight
Lamar Wilkinson
Buddy Williams
Ronnie Williams
Martyn Wilson
Frank Wong
Lee Wosk
Bruce Yamron
Rick Young
Hertzel Zalewski
Steve Zolotow

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