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Series 1: World Series of Poker, 1977-1989

Level of Description


Scope and Contents

Documents in this series include press releases and press kits, which announce the tournament and key players; proceedings, including buy-in rosters, event schedules, participation lists, and handwritten notes that document the day-by-day results of play; player's brochures, with finished designs as well as raw materials for these brochures; newspaper and magazine clippings; and display ads in both draft and finished form. Most years do not contain all different types of materials, while some years document specialty events such as the women's tournament, live telecast, or sports charity events.


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Collection Number: MS-00325
Collection Name: Binion's Horseshoe Casino Records on Poker
Box/Folder: N/A

Physical Description

2 boxes


The World Series of Poker (WSOP) is organized by year, reflecting the chronological progress of the tournament. Material remains in original order.