Johnny Moss

1907 - 1995

Johnny Moss

Johnny Moss (May 14, 1907 – December 16, 1995) was a gambler and professional poker player. He was the first winner of the World Series of Poker (WSOP) Main Event, at the time a cash game event in which he was awarded the title by the vote of his peers in 1970. He also twice won the current tournament format of the WSOP Main Event in 1971 and 1974. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Johnny Moss has received more than 223,312 page views. His biography is available in 15 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 2nd most popular poker player.

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  • 15

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 2.55

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.92

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among poker players, Johnny Moss ranks 2 out of 12Before him are Doyle Brunson. After him are Stu Ungar, Dan Harrington, Johnny Chan, Phil Hellmuth, Daniel Negreanu, Phil Ivey, Chris Ferguson, Gus Hansen, Scotty Nguyen, and Tom Dwan.

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Among people born in 1907, Johnny Moss ranks 217Before him are John McIntire, George W. Romney, Dan Duryea, Warren E. Burger, Toni Frissell, and Farid Simaika. After him are Alan Reed, Rudolf Krause, Bill Holland, Barbara Kent, Ann Todd, and Jacques Barzun. Among people deceased in 1995, Johnny Moss ranks 198Before him are Phil Harris, Big John Studd, Priscilla Lane, Warren E. Burger, Stephen Spender, and Red Amick. After him are Joe Slovo, Harry Golombek, Sony Lab'ou Tansi, Peter Cook, David Marshall, and Iqbal Masih.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Johnny Moss ranks 6,752 out of 12,171Before him are Camila Mendes (1994), Charles Stark Draper (1901), Robert Alda (1914), Flavor Flav (1959), Mary Alden (1883), and Tennessee Ernie Ford (1919). After him are Mildred Dunnock (1901), Ted Wilde (1889), Brad Mehldau (1970), Kevin Moore (1967), Jim Walton (1948), and Superstar Billy Graham (1943).

Among POKER PLAYERS In United States

Among poker players born in United States, Johnny Moss ranks 2Before him are Doyle Brunson (1933). After him are Dan Harrington (1945), Phil Hellmuth (1964), Phil Ivey (1977), Chris Ferguson (1963), and Tom Dwan (1986).

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