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Men of Action: Jack 'Treetop' Straus

by Bob Pajich | Published: Aug 13, '13

… of Poker championship bracelet. Straus was up and walking … rail running five deep, Straus would outdraw Dewey Tomko … Other sources have reported that Straus played basketball for Texas … Bishop wrote about Straus in June, 1976: “Jack Straus bet himself …

WSOP History -- The Second Decade

by Ryan Lucchesi | Published: Jul 04, '09

… larger-than-life personalities, Jack Straus in 1982. Tom McEvoy and …

Binion's New Poker Room Combines History and Elegance

by Stephen A. Murphy | Published: Dec 16, '08

… “The Greek” Snyder, and Jack Straus are amongst the big names …

WSOP: History -- 1982 Recap

by Ryan Lucchesi | Published: Jun 17, '08

… the case of Jack “Treetop” Straus those tall tales were … Johnston (third), all eliminated by Straus. When these players were moved … the gigantic chip lead that Straus had accumulated. The match was … a 100,000 bullet preflop. Straus reraised an additional 180, …

WSOP: Andrew Brown Wins Event No. 16

by Ryan Lucchesi | Published: Jun 10, '08

… day he channeled Jack "Treetop" Straus and put on his best …

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Brian Rast Selected As 2023 Inductee Into The Poker Hall Of Fame

by Card Player News Team |  Published: Sep 06, '23

… Dolly” Brunson 1988 Jack “Treetop” Straus 1988 Fred “Sarge” Ferris 1989 …

The 2023 World Series Of Poker Is Here, And It’s Ready To Break Records

by Erik Fast |  Published: May 31, '23

… ,000 $375,000 1982 Jack Straus 104 $1,040,000 $520 …

Contracts And Poker: A Chip And A Chair

by Scott J. Burnham |  Published: Jan 12, '22

… Poker main event. Jack “Treetop” Straus was the player with the … ? The Tournament Director ruled that Straus had merely pushed his chips … , so the ruling in the Straus case was correct. Perhaps a …

Eli Elezra Selected As Latest Member Of Poker Hall Of Fame

by Julio Rodriguez |  Published: Dec 29, '21

… Dolly” Brunson 1988 Jack “Treetop” Straus 1988 Fred “Sarge” Ferris 1989 …

The WSOP Main Event: A Historical Look At Poker’s Greatest Tournament

by Erik Fast |  Published: Oct 20, '21

… , the year that ‘Treetop’ Jack Straus mounted a comeback from a …

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