The RecPoker panel of Steve Fredlund, Jim Reid, Chris Jones, Rob Washam, John Somsky, and Andrew Feist chat with Chris Moneymaker, winner of the WSOP Main Event in 2003 resulting in the “Moneymaker Effect” that included a tripling of the Main Event field the very next year.
We talk WSOP, recreational player strategy, and the importance of learning in the context of community.
Sifting through my photos, I reminisce about watching 5 of my favorite poker players at the World Series of Poker. With no WSOP running this summer, I certainly miss being an engaged railbird and being entertained by some of my favorite poker players.
Many new players are just coming into the game of poker for the first time, and as such are not aware of what the poker boom was.
In this article we briefly recap the period between 2003-2006, known as the poker boom, and list some of the major forces that caused it to happen int he first place.
Online poker home games are booming in the coronavirus era, especially those hosted on PokerStars.
As such, we checked in with PokerStars ambassadors Chris Moneymaker, GJ Reggie, Fintan Hand, and Felix Schneiders to hear about their personal online home game poker game experiences.
While Santa’s all about the ho-ho-ho, PokerStars ambassador Chris Moneymaker is all go-go-go, hosting tournaments worldwide on Moneymaker’s Road to PSPC. From Russia, to the US, to Ireland, to the UK, the Poker Hall of Famer has been giving out coveted Platinum Passes across the globe to winners of his namesake events. Here’s a recap of the winners, as well as some upcoming stops on the tour.
Unfortunately, some of the once-biggest names in poker end up becoming the subject of questions like “what ever happened to that guy?” The true greats of the game, however, manage to pull themselves together and stage mighty comebacks to return to prominence.
In this article we list 7 of the best big name poker players to have mounted career comebacks. It’s not a complete list, but those who appear on it are certainly deserving of mention.