The Moneymaker Revolution


gelfElliot Magruder with Gelf Magazine reviews Eric Raskin’s The Moneymaker Effect published by Huntington Press. This article also includes an exclusive interview with the author himself.

June 11, 2014

A pudgy 27-year-old accountant who qualified via an Internet tournament that cost $40 to enter, deftly weaved his way through a field of 800, many of them seasoned poker pros. En route to a $2.5-million payday, Moneymaker eliminated giants of the game such as Johnny Chan and Phil Ivey.
…Poker has never been the same since, and Moneymaker’s win is largely responsible for the subsequent explosion in popularity.

Read the full review and interview from Gelf Magazine.

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