For many poker players, Tom McEvoy holds a special place in poker history. In 1983 the then 38-year-old became the first person to win the World Series of Poker Main Event after winning his way in a satellite. Now it seems he’s selling off the bracelet he earned for that victory and a number of other pieces of memorabilia.
At an eBay listing posted last week, poker fans can purchase a package that includes the bracelet, 3 of McEvoy’s books “autographed and dedicated upon request”, two Team PokerStars
Pro patches, a WSOP baseball, and a one-hour private poker lesson from McEvoy himself.
The three books included in the auction (according to images provided by the seller) are How to Win Poker Tournaments, The Championship Table at the World Series of Poker, and Championship Satellite Strategy. McEvoy has authored or co-authored 16 poker strategy books over the course of his career.
McEvoy has lifetime earnings of $3,024,847 and he was inducted into the Poker Hall of Fame in 2013 alongside fellow Main Event winner Scotty Nguyen.
The asking price for the package is $15,000. The seller, “ronniescollegefund”, is currently offering a 10% discount. The listing expires January 18 at Noon ET.
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