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Paddy’s Corner

by Padraig Parkinson |  Published: Dec 01, 2010


Lost in Translation PokerStars very kindly added a charity event to their UK & Ireland Poker Tour Dublin weekend from which the Irish poker player’s charity Poker for the Homeless benefited to the extent of €8,065. I missed the main event but ended up sorry because by the time I turned up in the Burlington, it was more like a wedding than a poker tournament, judging by the party in the bar. Once again, the Irish poker players did themselves proud and turned up in great numbers to play alongside sports stars Reggie Corrigan and Jim Rock. Despite the recession, most of us were playing with gay abandon and after about an hour, I was sent out to the bar to round up the stragglers. It was a bit like sending a mouse out to set a mouse trap. The usual suspects were there — Marty Smyth, Nicky Power, and ...

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