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Name: Brian Roberts
DOB: N/A
Alias: Sailor
Hometown: N/A
Nationality: American
Total Winnings (as of Jan '07):
$276,650 (live tournament)
Notable accomplishments:
WSOP Highlights:
 Bracelet(s): 2
 Money finishes: 3
 Highest ITM main event finish: Winner, 1975
 *ITM = in the money, To place high enough in a poker tournament to get prize money.
WPT Highlights:
 Titles: N/A
 Final tables: N/A
 Money finishes: N/A


Brian 'Sailor' Roberts Biography

Brian "Sailor" Roberts was an American professional poker player.

Roberts was a rounder who traveled the country with other poker legends Doyle Brunson and Amarillo Slim. Eventually Roberts like Brunson and Slim became a professional poker player. Along with playing poker professionally, Roberts was a chmpion bridge player.

In 1975 Roberts won the WSOP main event which was worth $210,000. This win also got him his second WSOP bracelet. A year earlier in the $5,000 Deuce to Seven Draw event Roberts won his first WSOP bracelet.

World Series of Poker Bracelets

Year Tournament Prize (US$)
1974 5,000 Deuce to Seven Draw event $66,650?
1975 WSOP Main Event $210,000

Personal life

Roberts died from sclerosis caused by hepatitis.

Trivia

The nickname of 'Sailor' was given to Roberts because he served in the US Navy during the Korean War.

Publications




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