On this episode of Heads Up with Remko: Everything you want to know about Chris Moneymaker.

  • 2:12 – New cultures, new adventures and continuing to meet fans all over the world.
  • 5:25 – Poker player or poker ambassador?
  • 6:55 – The status of Chris’ poker game.
  • 10:16 – Rewatching the 2003 WSOP Main Event
  • 12:43 – The perception of poker before playing in the 2003 Main Event.
  • 15:00 – The days before the 2003 Main Event started.
  • 17:00 – The pitfalls of sports betting and problem gambling.
  • 25:12 – Going back to work in the restaurant business after winning the 2003 WSOP Main Event, and talking on the phone with Isai Scheinberg.
  • 28:29 – Asking for 5% of PokerStars back when it had 12 employees
  • 31:45 – The most difficult choice Chris ever made and being broke again in 2004.
  • 35:31 – The lack of results in poker tournaments after winning the WSOP Main Event.
  • 40:15 – Playing in celebrity poker games with Leonardo DiCaprio and Matt Damon, and winning the biggest pot of his life off Ben Affleck.
  • 45:23 – A drunk heads-up battle versus Binions casino owner Nick Behnen in 2004, and how nine dealers got fired in one night.
  • 50:50 – Black Friday and the unclear future of online poker in the USA.
  • 53:20 – The state of the game and the changes at PokerStars.
  • 1:00:30 – Getting online poker back in the USA.
  • 1:09:15 – The meaning of the WSOP Main Event now.


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