On Saturday, Chris "moorman1" Moorman won a $215 buy-in event on PartyPoker, earning $9,500 and surpassing $10 million in lifetime career online earnings. Moorman isn't only the first player to surpass eight figures, according to PocketFives, no other player has even earned more than $7.5 million playing online tournaments.
Moorman previously told PokerNews that he wanted break the barrier with a win in the World Championship of Online Poker, but he's satisfied with this win nonetheless.
"I'm glad to make the mark in style with a victory taking me over the line rather than a bunch of min cashes," Moorman said on Saturday. "Hopefully I can make a run at the WCOOP Main Event tomorrow and get myself well on the way to the next 10 million."
Moorman is currently in Mexico, and his good friend Paul Foltyn snapped this picture during Saturday's session:
Moorman announced on Thursday that he will be launching a brand new interactive website. The new site features a blog with bi-weekly posts personally written by Moorman, as well as exclusive cuts of Moorman's best hands and behind-the-scenes videos and photos.