Least popular WSOP Champs?

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  1. Marina

    Marina Administrator Staff Member

    A subjective view on five past champions of poker's biggest tournament

    Poker Listings published an interesting study contrasting popular and industry-contributing former World Series of Poker former champs like Raymer, Moneymaker and Hachem with less visible or plain unpopular poker personalities that have won the honour.

    Check out Top 5 least popular WSOP Main Event winners - Poker News to see what Jerry Yang, Amarillo Slim, Robert Varkonyi, Jamie Gold and Russ Hamilton have in common.

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    Last edited: May 7, 2009
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  2. Arachnaphid

    Arachnaphid Active Member

    thanks for the great post Marina
  3. Mick114

    Mick114 Well-Known Member

    I think Phil is calming down somewhat.If you seen him in the recent HU championship on NBC ( or one of the networks)sponsored by go daddy he was a complete gentleman.Also took down that match with flawless play to advance to the next level.Far as I'm concerned even when he was a bugger he was still a excellent player ( esp HU) and entertaining in his own way.
  4. russ hamilton in my opinion. after the AP superuser scandal it is hard to argue otherwise. i remember hearing a story about mr. binion giving a wsop winner his weight in silver one year and the winner had like 5 pounds of change in his pocket and was eating excessively. i remembered it was an older fellow, was this hamilton does anybody know?
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