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einsteinMan of Faith

Sometimes his presence was as noticeable as a crocodile would be in the streets of New York and at other times he went as unnoticed as lying in the mouth of a politician.

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eu_flag_cardspiel_yannis_koutsomitisThe Need for Free Trade

Unrestricted international trade benefits consumers, with lower prices and wider consumer choice. For online poker that translates into lower rakes, a superior choice of games, better support & superior poker software.

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jackpots1Why he Quit the Game

‘Five men of better nerve never dealt cards than the five who sat playing poker the other night in one of those uptown club-rooms that are so quietly kept as to be entirely unknown’

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40435_1477604474488_6563500_nMixing Online Poker & Alcohol: A Cocktail for Calamity

Las Vegas legend Frank Sinatra famously said “alcohol may be man’s worst enemy, but the bible says love your enemy.”

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Macro shot of bright green tennis ball feltWhy I prefer celebrity poker players to be bad at the green felt

Jack Beresford was pleased to see Victoria Coren Mitchell’s win but has a soft spot for celebrity losers.

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fish playing poker (Toronto alleyway art)Cardspiel Fish Blog

I don’t believe Sasquatch is hiding in some unexplored wood & I don’t believe Edward Snowden

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Edmonton Chinese New Year  by   IQRemixChinese New Year at The Hippodrome (part 2)

‘It’s 3am. I’m £150 up. I consider leaving… but this is a great table. Dangerous, but super-fun, with a lot of friendly banter.’

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The Year of the Horse (Gung Hey Fat Choi) by  Beverley GoodwinChinese New Year at The Hippodrome

God I love the Hippodrome on a Friday night. The happy clatter of steel balls in roulette wheels, the tinkly slot machine symphonies…

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Cub and meat III by Tambako The JaguarStakes and chips: In Poker You Are What You Eat

“Lunch is for wimps,” Michael Douglas’s Gordon Gekko famously proclaimed 27 years ago in Wall Street, What’s changed since?

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rounders2From the Computer Screen to the Big Screen

Jack Beresford places his bets on three upcoming poker movies, including Rounders 2 – and cries us a river over Hollywood’s past poker flops..

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