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by Linda Johnson |  Published: Nov 27, 2009

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I’ve been in the poker business for more than 30 years. I constantly am amazed at some of the things I see people do or hear people say in the poker room. In this column, I’d like to share some of my recent random thoughts, in no particular order, about our amazing poker world. How cool is it to hear poker and gaming expressions during mainstream television shows? Recently, I was watching a law show, and heard the prosecutor say, “He’s guilty … I’m setting the over/under for number of years he will serve at 25.” On another show, a doctor said, “It’s a very risky procedure … kind of like running a big bluff when you’re holding rags.” Why would men want to play in a ladies poker tournament? I know that I wouldn’t want to go to a bachelor party or be part of a men’s fishing or ...


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