Why was Chris Moneymaker’s 2003 World Series of Poker win notable?
He won entry online
He was blind
He lost the year before
He won a record payout
Moneymaker’s unlikely victory in the World Series of Poker’s Main Event saw the accountant from Tennessee turn an $86 online “satellite” tournament into an entry into the world’s biggest poker tournament in Las Vegas.
Moneymaker completed the fairy tale in May 2003, winning $2.5 million and launching a “poker boom” that saw the popularity of the game skyrocket – particularly online.
Answer: The correct answer is He won entry online