Berry Johnston is a professional poker player and is best known for winning the 1986 WSOP Main Event. He was inducted into the Poker Hall of Fame in 2004.
He has 5 WSOP bracelets, 26 WSOP final tables, an incredible 57 WSOP cashes (tied for 4th all-time, as of 2009), and total WSOP earnings of $2,059,212. He has cashed 10 times in the WSOP Main Event (more than any other player) and has finished in the top 5 three times. Despite being one of the older players around, he has proved that he can handle the larger fields of today's tournaments when he finished in 113th place (top 2% of the field) in the 2007 Main Event.
As if those accomplishments aren't enough, here is an incredible statistic about him - as of 2009, he has cashed in at least one WSOP event every year since 1982. As of 2009, his total live tournament winnings exceed $3,300,000.
|1983||$2,500 Match Play||$40,000|
|1986||$10,000 No Limit Hold'em World Championship||$570,000|
|1990||$2,500 Limit Hold'em||$254,000|
|1995||$1,500 Limit Omaha||$91,200|
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HPG ADMIN on February 27, 2013