Stu Ungar


Total WSOP & Circuit Earnings: $2,081,478  

WSOP Bracelets: 5
WSOP Cashes: 16
WSOP Earnings: $2,081,478

Circuit Rings: 0
Circuit Cashes: 0
Circuit Earnings: $0

Birthdate: September 8th, 1953
Birthplace: Manhattan, NY

• In 1977 Ungar was bet $100,000 by Bob Stupak that he could not count down the last two cards in a six deck shoe. Ungar won the bet.
• Ungar was also a professional Rummy player
• Stuey won back-to-back World Series of Poker Main Event Championships in 1980 and 1981, then again sixteen years later in 1997.
• It has been said that Ungar possessed a genius IQ and a photographic memory
Tournament data:
Event Date Place Winnings
1997 28th Annual World Series of Poker
Event #22: $10,000 No-Limit Hold'em MAIN EVENT - World Championship
$10,000 buy-in
5/10/1997 1st $1,000,000
1991 22nd Annual World Series of Poker
Event #16: $2,500 No-Limit Hold'em
$2,500 buy-in
5/11/1991 13th $5,200
1991 22nd Annual World Series of Poker
Event #7: $2,500 Limit Seven Card Stud
$2,500 buy-in
5/2/1991 9th $4,988
1990 21st Annual World Series of Poker
Event #15: $10,000 No-Limit Hold'em MAIN EVENT - World Championship
$10,000 buy-in
5/14/1990 9th $25,050
1990 21st Annual World Series of Poker
Event #13: $2,500 No-Limit Hold'em
$2,500 buy-in
5/12/1990 15th $6,500
1987 18th Annual World Series of Poker
Event #7: $1,500 Limit Hold'em
$1,500 buy-in
5/7/1987 22nd $1,500
1986 17th Annual World Series of Poker
Event #11: $5,000 No-Limit A-5 Draw w/ Joker (Rebuy)
$5,000 buy-in
5/20/1986 7th $11,800
1986 17th Annual World Series of Poker
Event #10: $5,000 Limit Seven Card Stud
$5,000 buy-in
5/19/1986 8th $6,000
1986 17th Annual World Series of Poker
Event #6: $1,500 Limit Hold'em
$1,500 buy-in
5/15/1986 10th $3,000
1983 14th Annual World Series of Poker
Event #13: $5,000 Limit Seven Card Stud
$5,000 buy-in
5/15/1983 1st $110,000
1983 14th Annual World Series of Poker
Event #5: $1,000 Limit Seven Card Stud
$1,000 buy-in
5/7/1983 2nd $24,800
1982 13th Annual World Series of Poker
Event #7: $800 Mixed Doubles Limit Seven Card Stud
$800 buy-in
5/15/1982 3rd $2,640
1981 12th Annual World Series of Poker
Event #13: $10,000 No-Limit Hold'em MAIN EVENT - World Championship
$10,000 buy-in
5/19/1981 1st $375,000
1981 12th Annual World Series of Poker
Event #12: $10,000 No-Limit 2-7 Draw Lowball
$10,000 buy-in
5/18/1981 1st $95,000
1980 11th Annual World Series of Poker
Event #12: $10,000 No Limit Hold'em MAIN EVENT - World Championship
$10,000 buy-in
5/17/1980 1st $365,000
1980 11th Annual World Series of Poker
Event #5: $5,000 Limit Seven Card Stud
$5,000 buy-in
5/10/1980 2nd $45,000

 

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