"Two and a half million dollars is a lot of money, but I was 27 years old. That's not retirement money."
What would you do if you won $2.5 million in the World Series of Poker, entering the contest as a complete unknown, revolutionizing the sport and inspiring so many new players that you had an entire effect named after you? Well, if you're Chris Moneymaker – yes, that's his real name – you go back to work at a restaurant. The man behind "The Moneymaker Effect" is one of the many notable poker players who appear in Douglas Tirola's All In: The Poker Movie, a new documentary that catalogues the rise and sudden fall of poker playing in the United States, featuring interviews with the likes of actor Matt Damon (Rounders), radio host Ira Glass ("This American Life"), Pulitzer Prize-winning writer and historian Doris Kearns Goodwin and such poker masters as Phil Hellmuth and the legendary Thomas "Amarillo Slim" Preston.