- Published: Monday, 01 April 2019
- Written by James Hills
To poker players and enthusiasts, the story of Chris Moneymaker is the stuff of legend. Sixteen years ago, he entered a world-class professional tournament, having qualified via an online satellite game from a certain emerging poker brand. He would not only go on to win the Main Event of the tournament and a multimillion-dollar prize, but his unexpected triumph would also help to kickstart the online poker revolution. It was a remarkable feat that no amateur player since has accomplished. However, that would change at the start of 2019.