Chris Moneymaker-which is his real last name-won the world series of poker with a full house consisting of three fives and two fours, beating Ihsan Farhas pair of jacks. With his metallic wraparound shades he clutched a small crystal in his hand for good luck. Chris, 27, an accountant took home the grand prize of $2,500,000.

Chris a rookie player, started playing 3 years ago, got into the tournament by gambling online with a bet of only $40. Chis is the first player that has qualified on the internet and won the tournament. This goes to show that you can become a skilled poker player by playing online.

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