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Synonyms for poker

fire iron consisting of a metal rod with a handle

any of various card games in which players bet that they hold the highest-ranking hand

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Well," said Joe, passing the poker into his left hand, that he might feel his whisker; and I had no hope of him whenever he took to that placid occupation; "your sister's a master-mind.
As if most of downtown Las Vegas wasn't scary enough, the new Poker Dome should be entered at your own risk, the ``Monster House'' for adults brave enough not to fold before they make it to center stage.
Understanding the theory and mathematics of poker gives you a solid foundation," he contends.
ca) reports that new online poker regulations in Spain may have significant financial impact on major online poker sites, including those most popular in Canada.
In the battle for the gambling dollar, horse racing might be the coldest game around, and poker certainly is the hottest.
ca) reports that Canadian George St-Pierre isn't the only professional fighter to partner with an online poker site over the past few weeks.
With Texas Hold 'Em transfixing millions of cable TV viewers, poker is red hot.
ca) reports that Groupe Bernard Tapie (GBT), the investor that failed last week in negotiations to purchase Full Tilt Poker, announced it's interested in creating a new online poker site with the money it had budgeted for Full Tilt.
ca) reports that the long-awaited deal between Full Tilt Poker, the American Department of Justice, and the French investment fund Groupe Bernard Tapie (GBT) has failed as featured in The Wall Street Journal.
ca) reports that in the twelve months following the notorious "Black Friday" events that shut down major online poker sites and dramatically rocked the entire online gaming industry, players in Canada have fared comparatively well.
ca) reports that George St-Pierre, the Canadian MMA champion recently signed to play for Team 888 Poker, has already made a favorable impression on online poker fans.
ca) reports that the popularity of online poker in Canada has resulted in a great turnout for the 888 University Poker Championship event in Montreal this month.
Canadians are twice as likely to play online poker as Americans, and have continued to play in record numbers despite last year's shutdown of PokerStars and Full Tilt Poker, reports G-poker.
PokerStars pro Daniel Negreanu has become online poker's spokesman due to willingness to publicly criticise Full Tilt Poker, but there's more to this player than scathing remarks, reports G-poker.
Online poker industry leaders are optimistic the industry is finally moving in the right direction after prolonged controversy after shutdown of PokerStars and Full Tilt Poker, Canadian-poker reports.