Spring Hill, Tenn. (June 2, 2003) -- Accountant Chris Moneymaker lived up to his name last month when he won $2.5 million -- the grand prize in the 34th annual World Series of Poker's No Limit Texas Hold'em event in Las Vegas.

Moneymaker, 27, is the first online poker player to win the popular event – held yearly at Binion’s Horseshoe Casino on the Las Vegas strip.

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