Berry Johnston won the 1986 Main Event of the World Series of Poker and reached number three and five in the years 1982 and 1990. He managed to more than 26 WSOP final tables and peaked at 51 WSOP tournaments, Price ranks. In addition, he is the player who most often came in the price ranks in the Main Event. Through these unusually high number of very good results at the WSOP, he has received the nickname Numbers.
He was sponsored by Full Tilt Poker.
In 2004, he was inducted into the Poker Hall of Fame.
In all, he has earned during his career over U.S. $ 3.4 million in prize money.