Chris Moneymaker

ACR Nickname: Moneymaker

Chris Moneymaker is not just a catchy last name, it's the name of a poker legend.

Born in Tennessee in 1975, he had no idea that his life would take a wild turn into the world of high-stakes poker. Chris worked as an accountant before he started playing online poker as a hobby. Little did he know, that hobby would change his life forever.

His Cinderella story is one that will go down in poker history.

In 2003, Chris won his seat in the $10.000 buy-in World Series of Poker Main Event through an online satellite tournament for just $39. Yes, you read that right, $39! His Cinderella story is one that will go down in poker history. With a field of 839 players, Chris outlasted them all and became the WSOP Main Event champion, winning $2.5 million.

He inspired a new generation of players to try their hand at the game.

After his big win, Chris became a household name in the poker world. He inspired a new generation of players to try their hand at the game. Chris’s win was a turning point for online poker, proving that anyone could win, regardless of their background or bankroll.

His story is one that shows that anything is possible with hard work and a little bit of luck.

In addition to his poker career, Chris is a husband and father of two. He has used his winnings to provide for his family and live a comfortable life. His story is one that shows that anything is possible with hard work and a little bit of luck. He will forever be remembered as one of the all-time greats.

Biggest Wins

2003WSOP Main Event$2.5 million won
2004WPT Shooting Stars Event$200,000 won
2008WCOOP Event 5$139,000 won (6th place)
2008WCOOP Event 16$28,000 won (5th place, $215 Pot Limit Omaha with Rebuys)
2009World Poker Open Deep Stack Pot Limit Omaha$15,889 won
2011National Heads Up Poker Tournament$300,000 won (2nd place, against Erik Seidel)
2011PokerStars Caribbean Adventure Main Event$130,000 won (11th place)

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