Chris Moorman Wins 20th Triple Crown, Now Up $10.7m OnlineFebruary 4, 2014 12:50 pm
British poker professional Chris Moorman is online’s biggest all-time tournament winner, and over the weekend the 28 year-old added further to his tally after taking down an incredible 20th Triple Crown. The award is given to poker players who win three different tournaments of a certain size across three different poker rooms over a seven-day period, and after Moorman completed the trilogy of wins, he tweeted:
“Just finished my 18 hour grind today with a win in the Party Major to complete my 20th triple Crown #winning.”
Chris Moorman’s first tournament victory was the PokerStars’ $22 NL Hold’em [1R1A] in which he bested a field of 655 players to collect the $6,211 first place prize. Moorman then followed up by beating 99 competitors at Full Tilt’s $200 buy-in Mount Rushmore for $6,400, before topping a 1,058 field at Sunday’s partypoker $200K Guaranteed for $27,400.
With his latest series of victories, the online prodigy now takes his career online earnings to an incredible $10,708,627, to go with the $2,979,766 he has won playing in the live arena.
In other Chris Moorman related good news, poker enthusiasts everywhere will soon get a unique glimpse into how the poker talent has been able to notch up over $10 million playing online multi-table tournaments (MTT), as Moorman announced he is working on a book with D&B Poker that promises to: “improve your poker game with Moorman1 the biggest online player in poker history.”
In his book, Moorman will provide insightful analysis of 100 tournament hand histories, and as he explains: “I was approached by D&B Publishing about doing a book with them. I wasn’t sure at first about it, but after reading some of their other books they had published and talking more with them about concepts, I grew very excited about the opportunity to do my first poker book. Really this is the first time ever I have done any sort of coaching, per say. I’ve never done a training video before, or any private coaching. I recently have had a lot of people writing me and asking to do all of the above, and this just felt like the perfect opportunity.”