2003 Wsop Main Event Results

The 2003 World Series of Poker (WSOP) was held at Binion's Horseshoe. There were 839 entrants to the main event. Each paid $10,000 to enter what was the largest poker tournament ever played in a brick and mortar casino at the time. Many entrants, including the overall winner Chris Moneymaker, won. LIVE UPDATES, CHIP COUNTS & RESULTS. Want to follow the action from the latest World Series of Poker event? Jumpman bingo. WSOP Main Event.

The 2003 World Series of Poker (WSOP) was held at Binion's Horseshoe.

Preliminary events[edit]

2003
EventWinnerPrizeRunner-up
$500 Casino Employee's LimitHold'emDavid Lukaszewski$35,800Paul Trieglaff
$2,000 Limit Hold'emMohammed Ibrahim$290,420Jon Brody
$1,500 Seven-card studToto Leonidas$98,760Rallis Peter Tanagiotias
$2,000 Omaha Hi-Lo SplitChris Ferguson$123,680Barry Bindelglass
$2,000 No Limit Hold'emJim Meehan$280,100Guy Calvert
$1,500 Pot Limit Hold'emPrahlad Friedman$109,400Bernd Rygol
$1,500 Seven Card Stud Hi-Lo SplitMinh Nguyen$106,020Bob Mangino
$1,500 Pot Limit OmahaErik Seidel$146,100Men Nguyen
$2,000 H.O.R.S.E.Doyle Brunson$84,080Brian Haveson
$2,000 1/2 Hold'em, 1/2 Seven Card StudChris Ferguson$66,220Diego Cordovez
$2,500 No Limit Hold'emPhi Nguyen$222,800Jim Miller
$2,500 Limit Hold'emPhil Hellmuth Jr$171,400Young Phan
$2,500 Seven Card StudMichael Saltzburg$95,580Mimi Tran
$5,000 No Limit Deuce to Seven DrawO'Neil Longson$147,680Allen Cunningham
$5,000 No Limit Hold'emJohnny Chan$224,400Surinder Sunar
$1,500 Limit OmahaEddy Scharf$63,600Dave Colclough
$1,500 Limit Hold'emJohn Arrage$178,600Kathy Liebert
$5,000 Seven-Card RazzHuck Seed$71,500Phil Ivey
$2,500 Omaha Hi-Lo SplitLayne Flack$119,260Men Nguyen
$2,000 Pot Limit Hold'emMickey Appleman$147,280Brian Plona
$1,000 Seniors' No Limit Hold'emRon Rose$130,060Ron McMillan
$2,500 Seven Card Stud Hi-Lo SplitJohn Juanda$130,200Shahram Sheikhan
$1,500 No Limit Hold'emAmir Vahedi$270,000Cleve Haley
$2,000 S.H.O.E.Daniel Negreanu$100,440Jim Pechac
$5,000 Pot Limit OmahaJohnny Chan$158,100Emmanuel Sebag
$1,500 Limit Hold'em ShootoutLayne Flack$120,000Annie Duke
$3,000 Limit Hold'emTom Jacobs$163,000Jan Sjavik
$1,000 Ladies' 1/2 Hold'em, 1/2 StudBarb Rugolo$40,700J. J. Liu
$1,500 Omaha Hi-Lo SplitFrankie O'Dell$133,760Bill Schonsheck
$3,000 Pot Limit Hold'emCharles Keith Lehr$225,040Chris Ferguson
$5,000 Seven Card StudMen Nguyen$178,560Mel Judah
$3,000 No Limit Hold'emPhil Hellmuth Jr$410,860Daniel Negreanu
$2,500 Pot Limit OmahaJohn Juanda$203,840O'Neil Longson
$5,000 Limit Hold'emJuan Carlos Mortensen$251,680Mark Gregorich
$1,500 Ace to Five Triple Draw LowballMen Nguyen$43,520Charles Keith Lehr

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Main Event[edit]

There were 839 entrants to the main event. Each paid $10,000 to enter what was the largest poker tournament ever played in a brick and mortar casino at the time. Many entrants, including the overall winner Chris Moneymaker, won their seat in online poker tournaments. The 2003 Main Event was the first tournament to pay out at least $2,500,000 to the winner. Dan Harrington made the final table and looked to win his second Main Event championship, but fell short in third place.

Final table[edit]

NameNumber of chips
(percentage of total)
WSOP
Bracelets*
WSOP
Cashes*
WSOP
Earnings*
Chris Moneymaker2,344,000 (27.9%)000
Amir Vahedi1,407,000 (16.8%)14$314,950
Sam Farha999,000 (11.9%)12$193,140
Tomer Benvenisti922,000 (11.0%)000
David Singer750,000 (8.9%)08$93,115
Jason Lester695,000 (8.3%)011$128,200
Dan Harrington574,000 (6.8%)27$1,325,858
Young Pak360,000 (4.3%)04$33,819
David Grey338,000 (4.0%)17$306,664

*Career statistics prior to the beginning of the 2003 Main Event.

Final table results[edit]

PlaceNamePrize
1stChris Moneymaker$2,500,000
2ndSam Farha$1,300,000
3rdDan Harrington$650,000
4thJason Lester$440,000
5thTomer Benvenisti$320,000
6thAmir Vahedi$250,000
7thYoung Pak$200,000
8thDavid Grey$160,000
9thDavid Singer$120,000

Other Notable Finishes[edit]

2003 Wsop Main Event Results

PlaceNamePrize
10thPhil Ivey$82,700
11thMinh Nguyen$80,000
12thDutch Boyd$80,000
13thKassem 'Freddy' Deeb$65,000
14thMarcel L├╝ske$65,000
15thBruno Fitoussi$65,000
18thScotty Nguyen$55,000
19thHoward Lederer$45,000
23rdDennis Waterman$45,000
25thMen Nguyen$45,000
27thPhil Hellmuth Jr$45,000
29thVictor Ramdin$35,000
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