15. Walter Clyde Pearson (1987) – Walter has 4 WSOP bracelets to his name and has a total winning of $265,580. He is also credited for coming up with the idea of Freeze-out tournaments.
16. Doyle Brunson (1988) – Known as Texas Dolly, Doyle Brunson is considered the best player of his time and has an impressive 10 WSOP bracelet collection. Apart from this, Doyle also wrote the book “Super/System,” which is considered a very influential book for Poker.
17. Jack Straus (1988) – Jack “Treetop” Straus has 2 WSOP bracelets on him but is known to the poker world for his extraordinary comeback in the 1982 WSOP tournament where he was left with only one chip and still managed to win the tournament. This started the phrase “A chip and a chair” which meant never give up on the game.
18. Fred Ferris (1989) – Fred Ferris has one WSOP bracelet with him and was a consistent performer at the top level.
19. Benny Binion (1990) – Benny Binion was the Horseshoe Casino founder and the World Series of Poker.
20. David Reese (1991) – David has three WSOP bracelets to his name but is still best known for his cash-game play.
21. Thomas Preston (1992) – Thomas is a four-time bracelet winner at the WSOP. He has also hosted the Second most prestigious poker event at that time, the Super Bowl of Poker.
22. Jack Keller (1993) – The three-time WSOP bracelet winner was known for his brilliant game reading skills.
23. Julius Oral Popwell (1995) – “Little Man Popwell” was considered a great player of his time and was also good at Billiards when he was young. He has also played with legends like Johnny Moss.
24. Roger Moore (1997) – He is a one-time WSOP bracelet winner and also has a total winning of around $600,000.
25. Stu Ungar (2001) – Stu has five WSOP bracelets on him, out of which two were back to back the main event wins in 1980 and 1981, respectively. He is the only player along with Johnny Moss to win the main event three times.
26. Lyle Berman (2002) – With total career winnings of around $1.6 Million, Lyle has three WSOP bracelets.
27. Johnny Chan (2002) – Also called the “The Orient Express. The great wall of China”, He is one of the four players to have won ten or more bracelets so far.
28. Bobby Baldwin (2003) – Bobby has 4 WSOP bracelets on him and has also worked with several casinos because of his poker expertise.
29. Berry Johnston (2004) – With 5 WSOP titles to his name, Berry also holds the record for the longest streak of cash wins at 29 years.
30. Jack Binion (2005) – Binion was the first host of the WSOP in 1970 and the Horseshoe legacy’s successor after his father’s demise.
31. Crandell Addington (2005) – Crandell was also one of the World Series of Poker’s founders.