Chris Moneymaker

One wild way to multi-table

It's a busy time of year -- like always, it seems -- and I have more interesting tourney trips coming up soon that I'm really looking forward to.The first will be to Brazil to play at the next stop of the Brazilian Series of Poker, the BSOP Millions that will be happening in São Paulo from November ...more

by Chris Moneymaker on November 12, 2014 11:26 AM

Do PokerStars employees know how to play poker?

I am on my way for my first trip to the Isle of Man for the upcoming UKIPT event.I'm really looking forward to the trip. I don't know a lot about the Isle of Man other than it's kind of an online poker hub, and PokerStars is obviously headquartered there. Along with Jake Cody I'll be hosting a tra...more

by Chris Moneymaker on September 30, 2014 8:03 AM

The Moneymaker Effect...effect?

It's a quiet time for me right now, poker-wise. I've been in Toronto lately, playing on PokerStars and kind of biding my time until things start getting busy again. I've played on Full Tilt some as well, enjoying a couple of FTOPS events including the 25-game mixed event which has forced me to fig...more

by Chris Moneymaker on August 12, 2014 8:44 AM

Getting my PokerStars fix in U.S.

I'm currently in Day 3 of the 2014 WSOP Main Event and having a pretty good run so far. It feels good to be playing.There have been a lot of developments with PokerStars recently. It's got me thinking: it would be so nice to be able to sit at my house and play the real money games at PokerStars agai...more

by Chris Moneymaker on July 10, 2014 2:22 PM

Family time

As most of you know my Dad passed away in March. I had written earlier this year about his health troubles and how I know a lot of people remembered Dad from the TV coverage of the 2003 WSOP. I wanted to say thanks to everyone for all of the many well wishes and thoughts. I really appreciated al...more

by Chris Moneymaker on April 28, 2014 7:31 AM

Another lesson from Dad

A lot of people probably remember seeing my Dad on ESPN's coverage of the 2003 WSOP and so know that we're pretty tight. People ask me about him all the time, thanks to those shows. Unfortunately he's been dealing with some health issues for the last three years or so now. He's got pulmonary fibr...more

by Chris Moneymaker on January 29, 2014 8:17 AM

Start the Rocky montage

I wrote this post on my way down to Tunica, a trip I've been taking more frequently of late. There's a reason for that... let me explain.When I'm at home in between events, I typically used to do what any stay-at-home Dad would do. I'd take the kids to school, pick them up, feed them and help with ...more

by Chris Moneymaker on December 9, 2013 6:27 AM

The American poker player's trade-off

I'm writing from the road this time, in the middle of a long stretch of traveling that started in Panama (for the LAPT), then headed to Montreal, and then eventually on over to Europe for the EPT and WSOPE. I'm also playing on PokerStars a lot while I'm out of the U.S., including having played in t...more

by Chris Moneymaker on October 24, 2013 5:00 AM

Across an ocean for one hand

I'm writing during what is basically a month off for me between the end of the World Series of Poker and the start of the new season of the European Poker Tour. I'm definitely enjoying the down time, but am also looking forward to the EPT and especially Barcelona, where Season 10 will be kicking of...more

by Chris Moneymaker on August 12, 2013 9:59 AM

Still picking my spots ten years later

I'm writing from poolside right now, watching the kids swimming and enjoying some down time. I suspect you'll e reading this while I'm on a family vacation before I go back for the Main Event in July.When I look at the WSOP schedule each year, I tend to prefer playing the non-hold'em games, especial...more

by Chris Moneymaker on June 28, 2013 6:55 AM
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