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Santa’s Got Nothing on Chris Moneymaker: Platinum Passes Galore to End 2019

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.

7 Big Name Poker Players Who’ve Made Big Time Comebacks

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.

Ask the Poker Experts: How Should You Prepare for Your First WSOP Main Event?

Playing in the WSOP Main Event is a bucket list item for legions of poker players and fans around the world. When the time comes to finally cross that item off and pony up the $10,000 buy-in, who better to take advice from than past champions who’ve won it all.

In this month’s Ask the Poker Experts column, we poll four past WSOP Main Event winners to see what tips they’d give people playing in the Main Event for the first time. Thanks to Scott Blumstein, Jamie Gold, Joe Hachem, and Chris Moneymaker for participating!

Interview with 2003 WSOP Main Event Champion Chris Moneymaker

We’re honored to bring to you this exclusive audio interview with Chris Moneymaker, the 2003 World Series of Poker Main Event Champion. Chris graciously answered questions about being a poker ambassador for the Hollywood Poker Open, reminisced with us about some critical hands that took place during his run to the championship back in 2003, and more. We know you’ll enjoy this special interview with the poker champion who will forever be a household name associated with the poker boom.

Poker Book Review: The Moneymaker Effect

Some poker books are guaranteed to grab your attention. One such book is Eric Raskin’s The Moneymaker Effect. Right from when you start the first page, you won’t be able to tear yourself away from this excellent oral history of Chris Moneymaker’s legendary run to the 2003 WSOP Main Event winner’s circle. It’s a fantastic read that documents one of the most important moments in poker’s history in a way like no other.