Tournament Information

Date: May 1 - 19, 1989
Venue: Binions Las Vegas, NV, United States
Event: No Limit Hold'em World Championship (May 14 - 19, 1989)
Buy-in: $10,000
Prize: $1,780,000
Entries: 178

Other Events

May 3, 1989 Limit Hold'em $1,000
May 8, 1989 Seven-Card Razz $1,500
May 11, 1989 Seven-Card Stud Split $1,500
May 10, 1989 Women's 7-Card Stud $500
May 9, 1989 Limit Ace to Five Draw $1,500
May 2, 1989 Omaha Pot Limit $1,500
May 6, 1989 Seven-Card Stud $1,500
May 13, 1989 No Limit Deuce to Seven Draw $5,000
May 5, 1989 Seven-Card Stud $5,000
May 1, 1989 Omaha Limit $1,500
May 4, 1989 Omaha Pot Limit $2,500
May 7, 1989 No Limit Hold'em $2,000
May 12, 1989 Limit Hold'em $2,000
May 14 - 19, 1989 No Limit Hold'em World Championship $10,000

Event Results

Place Player Prize GPI PoY 2019
1st Phil "The Poker Brat" Hellmuth $755,000
2nd Johnny Chan $302,000
3rd Don Zewin $151,000
4th Steve Lott $83,050
5th Lyle Berman $67,950
6th Noel Furlong $52,850
7th Fernando Fisdel $45,300
8th Mike Picow $30,200
9th George Hardie $22,650
10th Ali Farsai $12,500
11th John Esposito $12,500
12th Manning Briggs $12,500
13th Carmen Valenti $12,500
14th Jay Heimowitz $12,500
15th Al Ethier $12,500
16th John Bonetti $12,500
17th Ivan Trepner $12,500
18th Ralph Morton $12,500
19th Fredric David $10,000
20th Jim Ward $10,000
21st Howard Lipman $10,000
22nd Mickey Appleman $10,000
23rd David "Chip" Reese $10,000
24th An "The Boss" Tran $10,000
25th Hilbert Shirey $10,000
26th Al Korson $10,000
27th Phil "Doc" Earle $10,000
28th Yosh Nakano $7,500
29th Berry Johnston $7,500
30th Jim Ray $7,500
31st Jim Bechtel $7,500
32nd Tommy Grimes $7,500
33rd Ron Graham $7,500
34th Jim Pitzer $7,500
35th Puggy Pearson $7,500
36th Crandell Addington $7,500