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Paddy’s Corner

by Padraig Parkinson |  Published: Jul 01, 2013


The Winning And Losing Of The European Nations Cup As captain of the Irish poker team, I’d like to tell you that I spent the two hours before the final session of the recent International Federation of Poker Nations Cup poring over hand historys, discussing tactics and considering a possible substitution with my team mates. But I didn’t. Because A) I’d lost my team and B) the Manchester United match was on TV (maybe I’ve got A and B mixed up). What I was really doing was drinking beer with Jesse May and watching the football. We got around to swapping Alan Betson stories of which there are dozens. One of our favourites concerned the early days of internet poker when a player was considered all-in for whatever he had in the pot if he was unfortunate enough to be disconnected in the course of a hand. The only certainty ...

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