Chris Moorman Wins the Super Tuesday After Seven Years of Trying
British superstar Chris Moorman’s favourite phrase must be “If at first you don’ succeed, try try again” judging by how on Feb. 12 he triumphed in the PokerStars $1,050 Super Tuesday after seven years of trying to win PokerStars’ big weekly tournament.
The Super Tuesday is a $1,050 buy-in event that attracts online poker’s elite grinders. Some of the world’s best online poker tournaments players have been crowned the Super Tuesday champion, including a handful of British stars including Mat Frankland, Rob Akery, Charlie Combes, Christopher Brammer, Dan Charlton (who has won it twice), Nik Persaud and Ludovic Geilich.
Now Moorman can add his name to that list.
Moorman outlasted a field of 183-players in this week’s Super Tuesday to turn his $1,050 into $36,303. Fellow Brits Jonathan “proudflop” Proudfoot (23rd for $2,516) and Paul “pvas2” Vas Nunes (18th for $2,516) were among those who reached the money.
Shortly after defeating Argentina’s “corresao” heads-up for the Super Tuesday title, Moorman took to Instragram to post a photo of the lobby, with the message:
Nice to finally win this tournament 7 years after making it a goal in a blogpost ? #nevergiveup #onlinepoker
This latest victory, the 384th of Moorman’s long and illustrious career to date, according to PocketFives.com, took his lifetime winnings to an incredible $15,753,601 from 11,082 cashes; nobody has won more than Moorman from online poker tournaments.
The only player remotely close to catching Moorman in terms of lifetime online poker tournament winnings is the legendary Swedish pro Niklas “lena900” Astedt who has amassed$14,061,110 to date from 6,949 cashes.
Sixteen other players have won at least $10 million, with three of them eclipsing $12 million in cashes. That trio consists of Johannes “Greenstone25” Korsar ($12,474,354), Sebastian “p0cket00” Sikorski ($12,249,84) and Simon “C Darwin2” Mattsson.
It isn’t only the online arena in which the 888poker sponsored pro Moorman excels as he has accumulated $5,681,429 in live poker tournament cashes, including the WPT L.A. Poker Classic Main Event title and a World Series of Poker bracelet after winning the $3,000 No Limit Hold’em 6-Handed event at the 2017 WSOP.
Moorman may have been tearing up tournaments for the past 13-years, but he’s definitely not running out of steam just yet.