Chris Moneymaker competes during the World Series of Poker in Las Vegas.
Chris Moneymaker competes in the $10,000 buy-in, no limit Texas Hold 'Em main event during the 36th annual World Series of Poker at the Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada July 8, 2005. Moneymaker was an Internet poker player before winning the World Series of Poker championship in 2003. Over 5,500 players signed up for this year's main event which is expected to run through July 16. REUTERS/Steve Marcus SM/JJ