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Tag: Chris Moneymaker

Poker and Charity: Use Your PokerStars Frequent Player Points for a Good Cause

"Whether it's a celebratory donation after a good session or a shot at getting some karmic 'run good' ahead of the Sunday Million, we know that the charities and the people that they help will really appreciate it."

Leigh Wiltshire Turns £0.01 Into £110,000 in the Sky Poker UKPC 6-Max Main Event

Accountant Leigh Wiltshire turned a £0.01 satellite entry into £110,000 when he won the 2014 Sky Poker UK 6-Max Poker Championships Main Event.

PokerNews Book Review: The Moneymaker Effect by Eric Raskin

Eric Raskin’s book, The Moneymaker Effect, is written primarily in “oral history” format featuring more than 30 people who were there at the 2003 WSOP.

Five Thoughts: Main Event Focus, Outspending Adelson, and Should WSOP.com Sign Merson?

In this week's Five Thoughts, Donnie Peters steps in for Rich Ryan to discuss focusing on the WSOP Main Event, outspending Sheldon Adelson, and asks should WSOP.com sign Greg Merson?

Five Thoughts: A Look at the 2014 World Series of Poker November Nine

Five Thoughts examines the 2014 World Series of Poker November Nine, including Mark Newhouse and chip leader Jorryt van Hoof.

WSOP What to Watch For: Ivey Leads 1,864 into Main Event Day 3

Phil Ivey begins with the chip lead among the final 1,864 players to start Day 3 of the 2014 World Series of Poker Main Event.

2014 WSOP Day 43: Tim Stansifer Tops Main Event Day 2a/b; Esfandiari, Moneymaker Thrive

Tim Stansifer ended Day 2a/b of the 2014 WSOP Main Event with the most chips of the 817 who advanced; Martin Jacobson and Antonio Esfandiari also thrived.

WSOP What to Watch For: Jacobson, Luxemburger Lead to Start Day 2a/b of Main Event

Martin Jacobson and Trey Luxemberger lead the 1,933 players returning for today's Day 2a/b of the 2014 World Series of Poker Main Event.

Matt Stout's Charity Series of Poker Kicks Off July 6 in Las Vegas

Poker stars and celebrities will be on hand at Planet Hollywood for the debut event of the Charity Series of Poker (CSOP) on July 6.

WSOP What to Watch For: Todd Brunson Leads $10K Stud; Hellmuth, Orenstein Among Final Nine

The $10K Seven-Card Stud finale highlights today's 2014 WSOP schedule where Todd Brunson leads a final nine that includes Phil Hellmuth and Henry Orenstein.

Simon Deadman Wins 2014 HPO Championship Main Event

After numerous second-place finishes in 2014, Simon Deadman grabbed the title from the Hollywood Poker Open Championship to the tune of $351,097.

HPO Championship Main Event Day 1: Tommie Janssen Leads; $1.5M Prize Pool Created

After Day 1 of the 2014 Hollywood Poker Open Championship Main Event, Tommie Janssen leads the 233 surviving players.

Hollywood Poker Open Director Bill Bruce Previews $2,500 Championship Event in Las Vegas

More than 200 players have already qualified for the Hollywood Poker Open Championship Event in Las Vegas. Director Bill Bruce shares his expectations and some info about the tournament.

Hollywood Poker Open $500,000 Championship Event Begins June 27 in Las Vegas

The $2,500 Hollywood Poker Open Championship Event kicks off at the M Resort in Las Vegas on June 27.

Five Thoughts: Anderson and Volpe Break Through, Cada Snags No. 2, and More

Calvin Anderson and Paul Volpe break through with their first bracelets, Joe Cada notches number two, and more.

Rapid Reaction: Joe Cada Closes Out Historic Bracelet Win

Joe Cada won his second WSOP bracelet, joining Carlos Mortensen in some elite company. Find out what it means in the latest Rapid Reaction.

Exclusive Book Excerpt: Moneymaker, Ivey, and the WSOP Hand That Changed History

In an excerpt from the book "The Moneymaker Effect," poker pros tell the story of the memorable hand between Phil Ivey and Chris Moneymaker from the 2003 WSOP. In...

Joey Couden Overcomes 7-1 Chip Deficit To Win Hollywood Poker Open Columbus Main Event

Joey Couden overcame a 7-1 chip disadvantage to win the 2014 Hollywood Poker Open Columbus Regional Main Event for $60,827.

$100K Guarantee Hollywood Poker Open Columbus Regional Championship Begins Saturday!

The $100,000 guarantee Hollywood Poker Open Columbus Regional Championship begins Saturday.

Hollywood Poker Open Series Heads to Columbus Friday!

Don't miss the Hollywood Poker Open Regional Event in Columbus later this month. The $1,800 HPO Regional Main Event takes places May 24-25.

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