Amarillo Slim Preston


Total WSOP & Circuit Earnings: $437,958  

WSOP Bracelets: 4
WSOP Cashes: 12
WSOP Earnings: $437,265

Circuit Rings: 0
Circuit Cashes: 1
Circuit Earnings: $693

Birthdate: 1928
Birthplace: Johnson, Arkansas
Resides: Amarillo, Texas

• Former professional billiards player
• Helped bring poker to the mainstream, appearing on The Tonight Show, Good Morning America, 60 Minutes and the Robert Altman movie, "California Split"
Tournament data:
Event Date Place Winnings
2008 39th Annual World Series of Poker
Event #42: $1,000 Seniors No-Limit Hold'em Championship
$1,000 buy-in
6/23/2008 91st $2,825
2007/08 WSOP Circuit - HORSESHOE COUNCIL BLUFFS (Iowa/Omaha)
Event 5 - Omaha Hi-Lo
$300 buy-in
2/21/2008 15th $693
2007 38th Annual World Series of Poker
Event #41: $1,000 Seniors No-Limit Hold'em Championship
$1,000 buy-in
6/25/2007 96th $2,655
2002 33rd Annual World Series of Poker
Event #20: $2,500 Limit Omaha Hi-Lo
$2,500 buy-in
5/7/2002 16th $3,380
2002 33rd Annual World Series of Poker
Event #8: $1,500 Pot-Limit Omaha
$1,500 buy-in
4/26/2002 17th $4,820
2001 32nd Annual World Series of Poker
Event #8: $1,500 Pot-Limit Omaha
$1,500 buy-in
4/27/2001 17th $4,175
2000 31st Annual World Series of Poker
Event #14: $2,500 Pot-Limit Omaha
$2,500 buy-in
5/6/2000 2nd $97,500
1999 30th Annual World Series of Poker
Event #8: $2,500 Limit Omaha
$2,500 buy-in
5/3/1999 17th $2,600
1990 21st Annual World Series of Poker
Event #11: $5,000 Pot-Limit Omaha
$5,000 buy-in
5/10/1990 1st $142,000
1986 17th Annual World Series of Poker
Event #1: $1,000 Limit Omaha
$1,000 buy-in
5/10/1986 11th $1,210
1985 16th Annual World Series of Poker
Event #8: $5,000 Pot-Limit Omaha (Rebuy)
$5,000 buy-in
5/11/1985 1st $85,000
1974 5th Annual World Series of Poker
Event #5: $1,000 No-Limit Hold'em
$1,000 buy-in
5/10/1974 1st $11,100
1972 3rd Annual World Series of Poker
Event #5: $10,000 No-Limit Hold'em MAIN EVENT - World Championship
$10,000 buy-in
5/11/1972 1st $80,000

 

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