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Poker in the Sky

by Warren Lush |  Published: Dec 01, 2009


September 12, 2009 Last night Copenhagen witnessed quite a spectacle as 22 poker players were hoisted 50 metres in the air by a crane at City Hall Square for Poker in the Sky. This event was literally elevated above everything that you’ve seen before on the Danish poker scene. Floating high above the town hall, surrounded by Copenhagen and the spires of the city, the poker players, including two local celebrities in the form of a Danish Survivor winner and radio presenter, hit the felt with town hall doves as the nearest spectators. The winner was journalist Johannes Jorgensen, who secured a package for the World Open V by conquering the tables and the heights. Johannes said, “The fact that the game was high up in the sky certainly added a different element to my game. I’m not at all scared of being up high and am a fan ...

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