With his beloved language of Italian, Tony Sammartino adds excitement to the first table in the final table of the first round of the 1976 World Series of Poker. However, the second spot does not go to one player but two as David Tognazzini is pushed out of the final slot for finishing last in the qualifying rounds. As a result, he goes from the first to the second place in the second round.
At the end of the first table, the game begins with two holdem games before the final game between Roberto Escalante and Arnaud de Borque. In the last game, Ballyshannon Brothers is eliminated in fourth position. In second place is Albert Weil.
In the fourth position of the second table, Raymond Swan was in the top position until Peter Fullarton in his second try made a mistake in choosing a strong chip for his bet. The chips were suited up by Peter Fullarton who beat Raymond Swan in the final round. Peter Fullarton out played him in the first round and won the pot to reach the final round. The showdown between Albert Weil and Roberto Escalante is likely to end in a draw.
At the end of the fifth position, Roger Peterson, in sixth place, defeats Rolando Fernandez. In seventh place is Bernard Jansmaere.
In the sixth position, Mario Strandberg is in first place as he takes the initiative to finish in the final poker tournament with two out of the three consecutive tournaments. At the end of the seventh position, The World Series of Poker is finished with an automatic draw.
In the eighth position, John Fisk is in first place but Alberto Fernandez is in second place. At the end of the ninth position, Sammartino gives an advantage to Peter Fullarton in the final poker event of the tournament. As a result, Peter Fullarton wins the betting round and the tournament and wins his first prize – $10,000!
At the end of the tenth position, Albert Weil is in the first place and Roberto Escalante in the second place. In the twelfth position, Bernard Jansmaere is in the first place while Roger Peterson is in second place.
In the final poker table, Roger Peterson has also taken the initiative. And at the end of the twelfth position, Albert Weil can be found in the first place with a total of five chips. At the end of the twentieth position, Roberto Escalante is in the first place with two out of the three consecutive tournaments.
As for the winners, there are more players who want to compete in the World Series of Poker than the cards that are called to play. Therefore, this tournament of poker has been presented to an agreement between the organizations of poker and the players. The rules of the competition were agreed upon by all participants, including the American Open poker tournament which is a part of the World Series of Poker.
Unlike the American Open poker tournament, in which participants are allowed to play with their own hands, the World Series of Poker can only be played according to the rules of poker. The players can freely play with the cards that have been called by the organizers and if they do not agree, they can request for the replacement of the cards.
This tournament is not meant to show the skill of the players but to develop a good will and spirit. Therefore, the rules have been laid down so that the players can win if they win the tournaments and give good lessons on the values of poker.
All the participants in the poker events must follow the rules in the World Series of Poker and then take a rest before continuing. Only at the conclusion of the second poker tournament, can all the players start again and the elimination of the last player is necessary so that the tournaments can continue. until all the tournaments have been concluded and until the end of the World Series of Poker.