Moneymaker Gaming,  and began traveling to play in more numerous and larger buy-in tournaments. His autobiography, Moneymaker: How an Amateur Texas Hold'em Poker Player Turned $40 into $2.5 Million at the World Series of Texas Hold'em Poker was published in March 2005. Other texas hold'em poker tournamentsOn the World Texas Hold'em Poker Tour Moneymaker finished second at the 2004 Shooting Stars event and won $200,000. During Event 5 of the 2008 World Championship of Online Texas Hold'em Poker which was a $10,300 buy-in of No Limit Hold'em, Moneymaker finished in sixth place, taking home over $139,000. He also did well in Event 16, the $215 Pot Limit Omaha with ReBuys, where he finished fifth, earning over $28,000.
Moneymaker finished in first place
Moneymaker finished in first place in the Deep Stack Pot Limit Omaha event of the World Online Hold'em Poker Open tournament in July 2009 and won $15,889. Moneymaker also placed 11th in the 2011 Online Hold'em PokerStars Caribbean Adventure Main Event, earning himself $130,000. As of April 2010, his total live tournament winnings exceed $3,000,000, the majority of which, $2,532,041, have come at the WSOP. BibliographyMoneymaker: How an Amateur Online Hold'em Poker Player Turned $40 into $2.5 Million at the World Series of Online Hold'em Poker (2005) ISBN 0-06-076001-X Notes1.^ a b "Hendon Mob tournament results: Chris Moneymaker".