In 2003 an accountant named Christopher Moneymaker qualified with $86 for the Main Event at the 2003 World Series where he took home the 1st prize of $2.5 million.
It was on that day the poker revolution began
Very high stakes tournaments and cash games are being played everywhere, where with just a chip and a chair can lead to millions.
Did you know that many famous poker personalities are Jewish?
In fact, four Jews out of 6,420 entries were left standing during the 2015 WSOP Main Event final table. (We won’t spoil who won the $7,680,021 grand prize that year)
There are so many top-notch Jewish poker players that we can’t list them all at once. So until next time here are a few standout names.
Let’s shuffle up and deal!
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