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Albany is a city in Alameda County, California.
American football, referred to as football in the United States and Canada and also known as gridiron, is a team sport played by two teams of eleven players on a rectangular field with goalposts at each end.
Baseball is a bat-and-ball game played between two opposing teams who take turns batting and fielding.
In the game of poker, the play largely centers on the act of betting, and as such, a protocol has been developed to speed up play, lessen confusion, and increase security while playing.
Bill Smith (March 14, 1934 – February 28, 1996) was a professional poker player who won the 1985 World Series of Poker Main Event.
Breaking Vegas is a television series that premiered on The History Channel in the United States in the spring of 2004.
The Canadian Football League (CFL; Ligue canadienne de football, LCF) is a professional sports league in Canada.
Card Player magazine is an industry publication and web portal specializing in poker media, poker strategy and poker tournament coverage.
Christopher Philip Ferguson (born April 11, 1963) is an American professional poker player.
eBay Inc. is a multinational e-commerce corporation based in San Jose, California that facilitates consumer-to-consumer and business-to-consumer sales through its website.
In traditional poker games, the player with the best traditional hand wins the whole pot.
History (originally The History Channel from 1995 to 2008) is a history-based digital cable and satellite television network that is owned by A&E Networks, a joint venture between the Hearst Communications and the Disney–ABC Television Group division of the Walt Disney Company.
Johnny Chan (He has another Chinese name "Chen Qiangni" which is also commonly used by Chinese-language media. It is a transliteration of "Johnny Chan" (as "Chen" for "Chan", "Qiangni" for "Johnny") rather than his Chinese birth name. born in Guangzhou, China in 1957) is a Chinese-American professional poker player.
Mel Judah (born 8 October 1947 in Kolkata, India) is an Australian professional poker player, also known as "The Silver Fox" (a nickname he shares with fellow poker player Peter Costa).
The Montreal Alouettes (Les Alouettes de Montréal) are a professional Canadian football team based in Montreal, Quebec.
The National Heads-Up Poker Championship was an annual poker tournament held in the United States and produced by the NBC television network.
An oil platform, offshore platform, or offshore drilling rig is a large structure with facilities for well drilling to explore, extract, store, process petroleum and natural gas which lies in rock formations beneath the seabed.
Omaha hold 'em (also known as Omaha holdem or simply Omaha) is a community card poker game similar to Texas hold 'em, where each player is dealt four cards and must make his or her best hand using exactly two of them, plus exactly three of the five community cards.
Poker is a family of card games that combines gambling, strategy, and skill.
The Poker Hall of Fame is the hall of fame of professional poker in the United States.
Poker Royale was a television series on the Game Show Network (GSN), which featured No Limit Texas hold 'em Poker.
The Poker Superstars Invitational Tournament was a series of no limit Texas hold 'em poker tournaments.
A poker tournament is a tournament where players compete by playing poker.
Razz is a form of stud poker that is normally played for ace-to-five low (lowball poker).
Richardson is a principal city in Dallas and Collin counties in the U.S. state of Texas.
Thuận B. "Scotty" Nguyễn (born October 28, 1962) is a Vietnamese American professional poker player who is a five-time World Series of Poker (WSOP) bracelet winner, most notably as the winner of the 1998 World Series of Poker Main Event and the 2008 World Series of Poker $50,000 H.O.R.S.E. World Championship.
Texas (Texas or Tejas) is the second largest state in the United States by both area and population.
Texas hold 'em (also known as Texas holdem, hold 'em, and holdem) is a variation of the card game of poker.
Thomas K. McEvoy (born November 14, 1944 in Grand Rapids, Michigan, U.S.) is a professional poker player, author and member of the Poker Hall of Fame.
The Toronto Argonauts (officially the Toronto Argonaut Football Club, commonly referred to as the "Argos") are a professional Canadian football team competing in the East Division of the Canadian Football League (CFL).
The Ultimate Poker Challenge (UPC) was a series of weekly poker tournaments acting as super-satellites into the series semi-finals.
The United States Army (USA) is the land warfare service branch of the United States Armed Forces.
The University of California, Berkeley (UC Berkeley, Berkeley, Cal, or California) is a public research university in Berkeley, California.
The World Poker Tour (WPT) is the premier name in internationally televised gaming and entertainment with brand presence in land-based tournaments, television, online and mobile.
The World Series of Poker (WSOP) is a series of poker tournaments held annually in Las Vegas and, since 2005, sponsored by Caesars Entertainment Corporation (known as Harrah's Entertainment until 2010).
The 1959 Rose Bowl was a college football bowl game played on January 1, 1959.
The 1985 World Series of Poker (WSOP) was a series of poker tournaments held at Binion's Horseshoe.
The 1987 World Series of Poker (WSOP) was a series of poker tournaments held at Binion's Horseshoe.
The 1988 World Series of Poker (WSOP) was a series of poker tournaments held at Binion's Horseshoe.
The 1994 World Series of Poker (WSOP) was a series of poker tournaments held at Binion's Horseshoe.
The 1998 World Series of Poker (WSOP) was a series of poker tournaments held at Binion's Horseshoe.
The 2000 World Series of Poker (WSOP) was held at Binion's Horseshoe.
The 2004 World Series of Poker (WSOP) was held at Binion's Horseshoe after Harrah's Entertainment purchased the casino and the rights to the tournament in January.
The 2005 World Series of Poker opened play on June 2, continuing through the Main Event No Limit World Championship starting on July 7.