2012 World Series of Poker statistics and factoids

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Jul 19, 2012 Posted in WSOP News | No Comments »

* 89% The percentage of American poker layers at the 2012 World Series of Poker Main Event final table (8 out of the 9 players are from the US).

* $222,000,000 –the total prize-pool for the 2012 WSOP tournament series.

* 15.6% — the percentage increase year-over-year for the total WSOP prize-pool.

* #5 – Where the 6,598 players who entered the 2012 WSOP ranked on the all-time list.

* 15 – The number of players from countries other than United States that won bracelets at the 2012 WSOP tournament series.

* 46 – The number of US poker players who won bracelets at the 2012 WSOP tournament series.

* 3 –The number of bracelets won by women at the 2012 WSOP. The best haul for women since 2004. In 2004 Hung Doan, Cyndy Violette, Annie Duke and Kathy Liebert all won bracelets.

* 13 – The number of final tables women made at the 2012 World Series of Poker.

* 12/47/91 – The Number of all-time WSOP Bracelets, Final Tables, and Cashes for Phil Hellmuth –all three of which are records.

Players who have made multiple WSOP Main Event final tables:

* Doyle Brunson –5

* Jesse Alto–5

* Johnny Moss–4

* Stu Ungar–4

* Johnny Chan–4

* T.J. Cloutier–4

* Dan Harrington–4

* Berry Johnston–4

* John Bonetti–3

* Steve Lott–3

* Bill Smith–3

* Hamid Dastmalchi–3

* Al Krux–3

* Jack Keller–3

* Erik Seidel–2

* Huck Seed–2

* Sailor Roberts–2

* George Huber–2

* Dave Crunkleton–2

* Brad Daugherty–2

* Fernando Fisdel–2

* Donnacha O’Dea–2

* Rod Peate–2

* Phil Hellmuth–2

* Jay Heimowitz–2

* Noel Furlong–2

* Perry Green–2

* Mike Matusow–2

* Masour Matloubi–2

* Hans “Tuna” Lund–2

* Bobby Baldwin–2

* Dewey Tomko–2

* Jeffrey Shulman –2

* Jim Bechtel–2

* Mickey Appleman–2

* Tom Jacobs–2

* Tom Franklin—2

Top 10 All-Time WSOP Main Event attendance rankings

1. 2006 WSOP — 8,773 entrants

2. 2010 WSOP — 7,319 entrants

3. 2011 WSOP — 6,865 entrants

4. 2008 WSOP — 6,844 entrants

5. 2012 WSOP – 6,598 entrants

6. 2009 WSOP — 6,494 entrants

7. 2007 WSOP — 6,358 entrants

8. 2005 WSOP — 5,619 entrants

9. 2004 WSOP — 2,576 entrants

10. 2003 WSOP — 839 entrants

Female Open-Event Bracelet Winners

* Jennifer Harman-Traniello — 2

* Vanessa Selbst — 2

* Annette Obrestad – 1

* Alyn Jaffrey Shulman – 1 (*won the age-restricted Seniors Event)

* Annie Duke — 1

* Kathy Liebert — 1

* Cyndy Violette — 1

* Nani Dollison — 1

* Katja Thater — 1

* Linda Johnson — 1

* Jerri Thomas — 1

* Maria Stern — 1

* Starla Brodie — 1

* Vera Richmond — 1

* Donna Doman — 1

* Barbara Enright – 1

 

 

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