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Poker players say the darndest things

by Linda Johnson |  Published: Sep 03, 2010


I took the entire month of June off from travel and extracurricular work in order to concentrate on playing live poker in Las Vegas. The number of tournaments and games, from low-limit to “bet your life” stakes, were plentiful, indeed. I played more hours of live poker in June than I played during the first five months of 2010. Most of my play these days is online, and I miss out on the chatting and interaction at the table, since I turn off my online chat. While playing live in June, I had to get out my paper and pen a few times to record some of the strangest, funniest, and most absurd comments I heard at the tables so that I could share them with you. A poker dealer was bragging about his professional skills and commented that he had taken a leave of absence from his regular job ...

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