Chris 'Jesus' Ferguson

Christopher Philip "Chris" Ferguson , is an American poker player.

He has won five World Series of Poker events, including the 2000 WSOP Main Event, and the 2008 NBC National Heads-Up Poker Championship.

"Jesus" Ferguson, began playing poker at the age 10. In college he honed his skill on IRC poker playing poker online for play money in chat rooms. In 1994, he began playing in tournaments in California and in 1995, he entered his firstWorld Series of Poker. Ferguson beat T. J. Cloutier at the main event of the 2000 WSOP to win the $1.5 million prize. In 2004, he entered the WSOP main event, earning $120,000 for his 26th-place finish (out of 2,576 players). Also in 2004, Ferguson helped launch the online poker site Full Tilt Poker.

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