RecPoker | Ep 185 – Chris Moneymaker

RecPoker | Ep 185 – Chris Moneymaker

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.

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5 Players I Miss Watching at the WSOP

5 Players I Miss Watching at the WSOP

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.

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What Caused the Poker Boom?

What Caused the Poker Boom?

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.

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WSOP Gold: The importance of Moneymaker’s Riverboat against Phil Ivey in 2003

WSOP Gold: The importance of Moneymaker’s Riverboat against Phil Ivey in 2003

It made everybody feel like they had a chance to win. Phil Ivey’s words in a 2013 interview with All-In Magazine are as true to this day as they ever have been. Ivey’s recollection of Chris Moneymaker’s incredible WSOP Main Event victory in 2003 are as important as anyone’s. After all, it was the WSOP […]

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Sexton Speaks: Poker As a Sport

Sexton Speaks: Poker As a Sport

Since the explosion of poker after the turn of the century, there are many that have tried to categorise poker as a ‘sport’. Certainly, those involved with televising poker, especially the WPT, have been the most prominent in promoting poker as a sport. Even though I was with the WPT for 15 years, my feelings […]

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