Event 55: $1,000,000 Big One for One Drop

Bobby Baldwin — Chief Design & Construction Officer, MGM Resorts Int'l

Bobby Baldwin

Bobby Baldwin is a 62-year-old resident of Las Vegas, Nevada, and a longtime casino industry executive. In 1978, he cemented his standing as a premier poker player by winning the $10,000 World Series of Poker World Championship . In all, Baldwin has nearly $1 million in lifetime tournament winnings and is the owner of four WSOP gold bracelets, a rare distinction among the world’s millions of poker players.

Baldwin, who served for a time as a consultant for the Golden Nugget Casino, was named its president in 1984. He has also headed The Mirage and was named president of the Bellagio in 1998. He served under Steve Wynn as Chief Financial Officer of Mirage Resorts from 1999-2000. He now serves as President and CEO of City Center.

Biggest Cash: 1978 WSOP Main Event Championship — $210,000

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