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Essence

He said,  The top card of the deck is burned at the beginning of each betting round, so that if the card was marked, the players would not be able to cheat. 217 more words

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Bad Larry, Classic & Jules

The mentor’s I’ve had haven’t known they were my mentors.  They never said, “I’m mentoring you.” In fact, to their faces, I stubbornly refused to take any advise. 245 more words

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In response to The Daily Post’s weekly photo challenge: “Blur.”

The blurry guy is Mike Sexton, announcer for the WPT.   It kind of makes sense, since the whole Aria WPT was a blur to me last year. 

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It’s all about passion.  Staying afloat and not losing all your chips.

https://dailypost.wordpress.com/dp_photo_challenge/afloat/

In response to The Daily Post’s writing prompt: “Afloat.”

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It’s not the cards, it’s how you handle the cards. The chips I bet are put on the table to defend the best hand, whether it is the best or not. 

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Aces

   You tip the edges of your cards up, and you’ve got them, the hand that everyone loves & hates.  One of the hardest hands to play.  77 more words

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