The WSOP legacy of the November Nine

The WSOP legacy of the November Nine
Fifteen years ago, in May 2003, Chris Moneymaker changed the poker world by capturing the 2003 World Series of Poker main event title. What a lot of people tend to forget, though, is that back in 2003, most people didn't realize that the accountant from Tennessee had captured the WSOP main event title until a couple of months later when ESPN began airing their main event coverage in July. The interest in poker exploded over the next several years as the world became more intrigued by the WSOP main event. Every year, more mainstream outlets reported on the WSOP main event and more poker-dedicated media outlets popped up to report on the action in real time. The internet evolved, and fans had more ways than ever to keep up with the action. Eventually, the poker public was losing its patience with having to wait for the edited television shows to reach the airwaves. In 2007, most poker players already knew that Jerry Yang was... 
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