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A Winning Night With Poker

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Once in a while, my friends get together to play Texas Hold ‘Em. It’s not the typical poker situation that you might see in movies. There are no smoke-filled rooms, not a lot of alcohol, and the buy-in for tournament-style play is only $5. Due to some luck, because I certainly don’t have the fine-honed skills, I walked away with $35.

I’ll be using my winnings to pick up a Wii game for my girlfriend who is having a difficult time with her under-performing fourth-graders this year.

Updated September 30, 2007 and originally published September 9, 2007. If you enjoyed this article, subscribe to the RSS feed or receive daily emails. Follow @ConsumerismComm on Twitter and visit our Facebook page for more updates.

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avatar Punny Money

Is she going to run a “smartest kid gets a Wii” contest? I would totally study harder for a Wii if I didn’t have one.

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avatar Luke Landes

Punny: Neat idea, but I don’t think NYC Public Schools would go for it.

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avatar Modern Worker

I need to go ahead and keep a Wii for myself. I miss the two I sold on ebay. Congrats on the poker winnings!

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