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The World Series of Poker Strikes Back

The World Series of Poker Strikes Back

by Rebecca McAdam |  Published: Oct 01, 2011


Every community must face its own trials and tribulations, but it is what we do in times of chaos and upheaval that defines what will become of what once was. The poker industry, which for a time appeared to know no bounds, stared down disaster this year when the threads of the online world spun loose on what would become known as Black Friday. Nobody knew what would happen from one day to the next. I’m sure I wasn’t the only one who turned on my computer with hesitation every day, fearing what I could be confronted with. One thing I did believe however was that, no matter what, nothing could shake the industry’s backbone — the people and their love for the game. Soon after the storm struck, all eyes would turn once again to America, but this time for the biggest and most prestigious poker festival of the ...

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