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Roll Up, Roll Up For The Irish Open 2012

by Rebecca McAdam |  Published: Apr 01, 2012


Ireland is a country steeped in history and tradition, and despite how it can be portrayed by foreign media, it has on many occasions proved itself to be an island ahead of its time. That’s probably due to the many characters it produces who do not let anyone hold them back from their dreams. Bookmaker Terry Rogers was such a man, and it is because of him poker has evolved into what we know it as nowadays in Ireland and across the globe. The Poker Pioneer Apart from its Guinness, its music, and dancing, the world, or in this case, the poker world, has a lot to thank the Irish for. In 1979 Rogers found himself taking part in all the action Binion’s Horseshoe Casino had to offer. He was in America on business and had three days off to go and enjoy himself. It was sin city in the ...

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