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The PokerNews Quiz: World Series of Poker Trivia

05-27-2017 24395 responses Top results

The 2017 World Series of Poker is almost here! On Wednesday the first of a record 74 bracelet events get going at the Rio All-Suite Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas.

That’s also the first day of seven-plus weeks of coverage of each and every one of those events here on the official live reporting provider for the 2017 WSOP, PokerNews.

Here’s a quick 10-question multiple choice quiz testing your knowledge of WSOP trivia. Get seven correct and you pass the quiz, and see the "Top results" afterwards to see how you did versus others. Your username will appear on the list if you’re logged in to your PokerNews account. If you need an account, it’s easy to get one — just click here.

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Question 1

Johnny Moss was named WSOP champion at the first WSOP in 1970, then won two more WSOP Main Events after that. Who is the only other player to win three WSOP Main Events?

Question 2

Phil Hellmuth has a record-high 14 WSOP bracelets, with multiple players tied for second with 10. Which of the following players is *not* tied for second?

Question 3

In what year did the first prize for winning WSOP Main Event first reach $1 million?

Question 4

When Jamie Gold won the WSOP Main Event in 2006 the first prize was the largest ever awarded to a Main Event champion. How much was that prize?

Question 5

Who is the youngest Main Event champion ever?

Question 6

Phil Hellmuth currently holds the WSOP record for the most lifetime cashes with 119. Who is in second on that list with 101 cashes?

Question 7

What is the record for most bracelets won in a single WSOP (held by many players)?

Question 8

Who has the collected the most lifetime earnings in WSOP events *without* having won either the Main Event or the $1 Million Big One for One Drop?

Question 9

Who won the $50,000 Poker Players Championship in 2016?

Question 10

In 2016 there were three players who won multiple WSOP bracelets. 2016 WSOP Player of the Year Jason Mercier was one of them (winning two). Which of the following players did *not* win multiple bracelets in 2016?

What do you think?