American construction worker Chris Hinchliffe won $441,163 when he finished third place in a World Poker Tour tournament.
By putting up only $25 to enter a satellite tournament (a feeder tournament in which a player can win an entry into the major tournament for a fraction of its cost), Chris' return on investment was a whopping 1,764,552%!! Now that is something I wouldn't mind achieving!
To read more about average Joes who's best investment in their whole lives is likely to be learning to play poker in the first place, go to http://www.worldpokertour.com/media/?x=profile&id=141
Anyone want to share any other stories or situations with unbelievable return on investment figures?