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2001 World Series of Poker

The 2001 World Series of Poker (WSOP) was held at Binion’s Horseshoe.

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Preliminary events

Event Winner Prize Runner-up
$500 Casino Employee’s Limit Hold’em Travis Jonas $40,200 Jae Kim
$2,000 Limit Hold’em Nani Dollison $441,440 John Pires
$1,500 Omaha Hi-Lo Split 8 or better Chris Ferguson $164,735 Men Nguyen
$1,500 Seven-card stud Adam Roberts $146,430 Sal Dimicelli
$2,000 No Limit Hold’em Phil Hellmuth Jr $316,550 T. J. Cloutier
$1,500 Limit Omaha Eddy Scharf $83,810 Michael Davis
$1,500 Seven Card Stud Hi-Lo Split 8 or better Barry Shulman $123,820 Dan Heimiller
$1,500 Pot Limit Omaha w/Rebuys Galen Kester $167,035 Dave Ulliott
$2,000 S.H.O.E. David Pham $140,455 Skip Wilson
$3,000 Limit Hold’em Jim Lester $233,490 Alex Brenes
$2,500 Seven Card Stud Paul Darden $147,440 Tom Franklin
$2,000 Pot Limit Hold’em Burt Boutin $193,800 Dave Ulliott
$1,500 Razz Berry Johnston $83,810 Mike Wattel
$2,500 Pot Limit Omaha w/Rebuys Scotty Nguyen $178,480 Jim Lester
$2,500 Seven Card Stud Hi-Lo Split 8 or better Rich Korbin $159,080 Alex Papachatzakis
$1,500 Ace to Five Draw Lowball Cliff Yamagawa $73,915 David Danheiser
$2,500 Omaha Hi-Lo Split 8 or better Bob Slezak $173,625 Tony Ma
$5,000 No Limit Deuce to Seven Draw w/Rebuys Howard Lederer $165,870 Freddy Deeb
$1,000 Seniors’ No Limit Hold’em Jay Heimowitz $115,430 Garry Pollak
$3,000 Pot Limit Hold’em Steve Zolotow $243,335 Mike Magee
$5,000 Seven Card Stud Allen Cunningham $201,760 Michael Danino
$3,000 No Limit Hold’em Erik Seidel $411,300 Johnny Chan
$5,000 Omaha Hi-Lo Split 8 or better Scotty Nguyen $207,580 Phil Hellmuth Jr
$5,000 Limit Hold’em Hemish Shah $312,340 Tony Duong
$1,000 Ladies’ Limit Hold’em/Seven Card Stud Nani Dollison $41,130 Patty Gallagher

Final table

Name Number of chips
(percentage of total)
WSOP
Bracelets
WSOP
Cashes
WSOP
Earnings
Germany Henry Nowakowski 1,076,000 (17.6%) 0 0 0
Ecuador Carlos Mortensen 873,000 (14.2%) 0 1 $22,575
United States Phil Hellmuth 859,000 (14.0%) 7 31 $2,561,145
United States Mike Matusow 767,000 (12.5%) 1 5 $380,220
United States Phil Gordon 681,000 (11.1%) 0 2 $8,000
United States Stan Schrier 672,000 (11.0%) 0 0 0
United States Dewey Tomko 467,000 (7.6%) 3 27 $816,729
United States Steve Riehle 407,000 (6.6%) 0 0 0
United States John Inashima 328,000 (5.4%) 0 3 $22,128

Final table results

Place Name Prize
1st Carlos Mortensen $1,500,000
2nd Dewey Tomko $1,098,925
3rd Stan Schrier $699,315
4th Phil Gordon $399,610
5th Phil Hellmuth $303,705
6th Mike Matusow $239,765
7th Henry Nowakowski $179,825
8th Steve Riehle $119,885
9th John Inashima $91,190

Other High Finishes

 

Place Name Prize
11th Daniel Negreanu $63,940
20th Kevin Song $39,960
23rd Jim Bechtel $39,960
24th Alex Brenes $39,960
26th John Esposito $39,960
27th Allen Cunningham $39,960
29th Mike Sexton $30,000
30th Chris Bjorin $30,000