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Friday, December 30, 2005

Poker's lucky streak fading like a bad dye job

Poker? I hardly even KNOW her! lol

"NEW YORK (Reuters) - The worldwide poker industry appears to have hit every possible inside straight, flush and full house that it could, accumulating a large pot of cash in the process.

But as this holiday season nears an end, the industry's luck seems to be running out as boxed sets of cards and chips are discounted, ratings fade for some poker-themed television shows and shares of a poker-linked stock slump.

From televised celebrity poker tournaments to Internet gambling sites, to thronging tables at Las Vegas casinos and even a weekly column in The New York Times, poker remains an obsession." (more) Poker's lucky streak seen fading in U.S. - Dec. 25, 2005

(via kottke)


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