24 Poker Trivia Questions

Think you know everything there is to know about poker history? Test your knowledge with the following 24 questions.

1. How many events were in the 2007 WSOP in total?
2. Who is the only person to have won Amarillo Slim's Super Bowl of Poker more than once?
3. How much did Jamie Gold tip the dealers after his 2006 WSOP Main Event victory?
4. What are the following players' nicknames: Mike Caro, Paul Magriel, Howard Lederer and Robert Williamson?
5. Who is the last player to make back-to-back appearances at the WSOP Main Event final table?
6. Why doesn't Scotty Nguyen wear his 1998 WSOP Main Event bracelet?
7. How fast can Chris "Jesus" Ferguson throw a playing card?
8. How many WPT titles do Phil Hellmuth, Johnny Chan and Doyle Brunson have between them?
9. Name 3 Hollywood actors who have won major tournaments.
10. How much money did Phil Ivey win from billionaire Andy Beal over the course of a three day $25,000/$50,000 heads up game?
11. What are the blinds in the famous "Big Game" held at the Bellagio casino in Las Vegas?
12. How old is inaugural WSOP Europe Main Event champion, Annette Obrestad?
13. How much money did Stu Ungar win in major poker tournament play alone during his career?
14. How much money did Stu Ungar have to his name when he was found dead in 1998?
15. Under what precedent did the US Government declare online poker illegal?
16. Who is the oldest person to win a WSOP bracelet?
17. How tall is WPT champion Phil Gordon?
18. Who has won the Card Player's Player of the Year award the most times?
19. Who are the original 3 members of the WPT Walk of Fame?
20. Which four players have captured multiple WSOP bracelets and multiple WPT titles?
21. Who is Guy Laliberte?
22. Why is Antonio Esfandiari called "the Magician"?
23. What was the buy-in for first Poker Super Stars Invitational Tournament?
24. What is the record for most cashes in a single WSOP?

1. 55
2. Stu Ungar who won it three times. He is also the only player to have won the WSOP Main Event outright three times.
3. $1,000,000. He was the only player at the Final Table to tip the dealers.
4. Mike Caro is "the Mad Genius", Paul Magriel is "X-22", Howard Lederer is "the Professor" and Robert Williamson is "Mr. Omaha". 5. Dan Harrington in 2003 (839 other players) and 2004 (2,576 other players).
6. The day after he won, his brother was killed in a tragic motorcycle accident. Scotty says that the bracelet reminds him too much of his brother's untimely death.
7. Chris has been clocked at 71 mph and has cut through everything from bananas to melons with a card.
8. 1, which belongs to Doyle Brunson. On the other hand, they collectively have 31 WSOP bracelets.
9. Gabe Kaplan won a Super Bowl of Poker, Jennifer Tilly won a WSOP bracelet in the 2005 NL Hold'em Ladies Event, Ben Affleck won the 2004 California State Poker Championship for $356,000, and although he's never won a tournament, Phil Hellmuth estimates that Tobey Maguire has won more than $10,000,000 playing poker.
10. $16,000,000.
11. $4,000/$8,000.
12. She is 19, she was 18 when she won the championship.
13. An estimated $30,000,000, largely before there was such a thing as a $1,000,000 tournament.
14. $800 in cash and personal debts to multiple players.
15. Under the Wire Act of 1961.
16. Paul "Cigar" McKinney was 80 years old when he won a bracelet in 2005.
17. Phil is 6'9".
18. Men "the Master" Nguyen has won the award four times, David Pham and TJ Cloutier have each won twice.
19. Doyle Brunson, Gus Hansen and actor Phil Garner.
20. Howard Lederer (2 of each), Daniel Negreanu (3 WSOP, 2 WPT),Carlos Mortensen (2 of each) and Barry Greenstein (2 of each).
21. Guy is the billionaire owner and creator of Cirque du Soleil. He is a famous high stakes poker player who partook in GSN's "High Stakes Poker" $500,000 buy in table where he lost a nearly $900,000 pot to Doyle Brunson.
22. He was a professional magician before he was a poker player.
23. $400,000.
24. 8, a record shared by Michael Binger, Chad Brown, Humberto Brenes and Phil Hellmuth.
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