Chris Moneymaker shot to fame after winning the 2003 World Series Of Poker main event. His success came after qualifying in a $39 satellite at Poker Stars, turning this small investment into more than $2.5 million is credited with inspiring a new generation of poker players. This article looks at Chris Moneymaker after his WSOP win – asking the question: What happened to Chris Moneymaker?

Moneymaker was quick to cash in on his WSOP fame – releasing an autobiography "Moneymaker: How An Amateur Poker Player Turned $39 Into $2.5 Million" in 2005. He also became a "celebrity spokesman" for the owners of the WSOP brand, Harrah"s Entertainment shortly after his infamous win.

Since then Chris Moneymaker has traveled the tournament circuit playing many of the prestigious high buy-in events around the world. Notable achievements include a 2nd place in the 2004 Bay 101 "Shooting Stars" tournament for a cool $200,000. Though Moneymaker has cashed in World Series events in both 2006 and 2007 he has yet to reach a final table in the ever-larger fields at this event.

Online Moneymaker is now one of the team of professionals representing Poker Stars, where he can still be found playing poker online. An occasional entrant to their showcase tournament the "Sunday Million". Chris Moneymaker has admitted that he also likes to fire up a $10 re-buy tournament along side! As a representative of Poker Stars you will find Chris Moneymaker at the larger online events such as the World Championship of Online Poker (WCOOP) and sponsored live events including the "Poker Stars Caribbean Adventure".

Finally Chris Moneymaker has set up his own business ventures, focusing on gambling machines and accessories such as chips. His tournament results have proven that he is no "one hit wonder" yet dedication to his family is always cited as an important factor in Moneymakers life.