Chris Moneymaker says that Jamie Gold worked for him, as well as Johnny Chan, before ever winning the 2006 Main Event or having much interest in poker.
A total of 1,880 players woke up Tuesday morning hoping to make their mark at the 2013 WSOP. Through five levels of play the Day 2A and 2B fields dwindled down to somewhere close to 1,200 players, meaning almost 700 players had their hearts broken. Included among that group of sorrow-filled poker players is Chris […]
The 584 players who survived Day 1A on Saturday and the 1,296 players who made it through Day 1B on Sunday are playing their Day 2 at the 2013 WSOP Tuesday, but they’re not playing together. The survivors from each starting day will remain segregated through the five levels of play Tuesday with all three […]
Throughout the 2013 WSOP, BLUFF’s wsop Photo Blog brings all the action from the Rio. Whether it’s action on the felt or a sneak peak behind the scenes, BLUFF is bringing it to you in full color. (Unless the photo looks cooler in black and white) A busy Day 1C of the Main Event saw […]
With it being the 10th anniversary of Chris Moneymaker’s historic victory, it’s only appropriate that he conducted the ceremonial Shuffle Up and Deal to kick off Day 1C of the 2013 WSOP Main Event. WSOP Tournament Director Jack Effel introduced Ty Stewart, who spoke of the impact that Moneymaker’s win had on the entire poker […]
Day 1B of the 2013 WSOP Main Event began with a bit of pomp and circumstance for 10-time WSOP bracelet winner Doyle Brunson and concluded with the 79-year-old poker legend bagging up 81,025. Brunson, who had indicated earlier this year he intended to skip the WSOP, was honored by the WSOP with a bronze bust […]
The 2003 World Series of Poker Main Event is burned into the minds of poker fans around the world. An accountant from Tennessee found his way into the tournament in an online satellite, beat the best players in the world on his way to $2.5 million and cause the poker industry to explode. BLUFF followed […]
Throughout the 2013 WSOP, BLUFF’s wsop Photo Blog brings all the action from the Rio. Whether it’s action on the felt or a sneak peak behind the scenes, BLUFF is bringing it to you in full color. (Unless the photo looks cooler in black and white) Day 1B of the 2013 WSOP Main Event saw […]
The atmosphere on Day 1B of the 2013 WSOP Main Event couldn’t be any more different than Day 1A. Three rooms, Brasilia, Pavilion and Amazon, all in play with lots of table chatter and energy. By now you’re more than accustomed to Phil Hellmuth being a bit of a sideshow during the Main Event but […]
Weeks before the 2013 WSOP living legend Doyle Brunson tweeted his intention to take a pass on this year’s Series. Then the 10-time bracelet winner showed up at the $50,000 Players Championship and there was suddenly a glimmer of hope he’d play the Main Event as well. On Sunday afternoon that glimmer of hope turned […]
Chris Moneymaker has been out of the workforce for 10 years and earns a living primarily through endorsements. He ponders what life would be like without them, and why it’s important to have a backup plan.
Chris Moneymaker was overwhelmed with instant fame and having the role of poker ambassador thrust upon him, but has comfortably grown into it over the years.
Chris Moneymaker discusses the “perfect storm” of variables that led to poker’s explosion in popularity.
Clayton Fletcher makes an annual trip to the Aussie Millions to tell some jokes and see some flops. By now everybody is more than familiar with the story of how an amateur poker player turned his a $39 buy-in in a satellite into lifechanging riches. Clayton Fletcher’s story is a little different from Chris Moneymaker‘s though. Five […]