2005 World Series of Poker

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The 2005 World Series of Poker opened play on June 2nd, continuing through the Main Event No Limit World Championship starting on July 7th. The conclusion of the Main Event on July 15th marked the close of play, and the largest prize in sports and/or television history at the time ($7,500,000) was awarded to the winner. ESPN's broadcast began July 19th with coverage of WSOP Circuit Tournaments, and coverage of the Main Event began October 11th and ended November 15th.

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2005 World Series of Poker
LocationRio All-Suite Hotel and Casino and
Binion's Horseshoe, Las Vegas, Nevada
DatesJune 2 – July 15
Champion
Joe Hachem
 2004
2006 
Close
The 2005 WSOP Championship Bracelet

All events were held at the Rio All Suite Hotel and Casino with the exception of the final 2 days of the Main Event which were held at Binion's Horseshoe.[1] This marked the last time the Main Event final table was held at Binion's Horseshoe.