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The poker playing Priest
« on: September 23, 2013, 08:26:31 AM »
Daniel Negreanu plays against the poker playing Priest.  What's at stake?  $100,000 for the Priest which he says he will give to his church and Negreanu playing for $10,000 for a favourite charity.

See the game HERE

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Re: The poker playing Priest
« Reply #1 on: September 24, 2013, 07:54:27 AM »
That was an interesting game though I could "feel" who was going to win. :)
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Re: The poker playing Priest
« Reply #2 on: September 24, 2013, 05:18:18 PM »
That was an interesting game though I could "feel" who was going to win. :)

Yes I did too.  The "powers that be" were definitely on his side.

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Re: The poker playing Priest
« Reply #3 on: September 25, 2013, 04:41:59 AM »
I am not sure how I feel about Priests playing poker, somehow feels wrong, no matter what the outcome is.

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Re: The poker playing Priest
« Reply #4 on: September 25, 2013, 09:59:23 AM »
I am not sure how I feel about Priests playing poker, somehow feels wrong, no matter what the outcome is.

It didn't "seem right" to me either however, it was a fantastic result for his church.

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Re: The poker playing Priest
« Reply #5 on: September 26, 2013, 05:16:17 AM »
Well I am sure that it will make a good story anyway, but then, what to say to someone who comes to him, talking about his gambling problem :)

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Re: The poker playing Priest
« Reply #6 on: September 26, 2013, 05:20:10 AM »
Well I am sure that it will make a good story anyway, but then, what to say to someone who comes to him, talking about his gambling problem :)

LOL  Good point.

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Re: The poker playing Priest
« Reply #7 on: September 26, 2013, 07:10:10 AM »
Well I am sure that it will make a good story anyway, but then, what to say to someone who comes to him, talking about his gambling problem :)

That's not a problem at all. Poor gambler can get some great advices at first hand.
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Re: The poker playing Priest
« Reply #8 on: September 26, 2013, 07:13:45 AM »
Well I am sure that it will make a good story anyway, but then, what to say to someone who comes to him, talking about his gambling problem :)

That's not a problem at all. Poor gambler can get some great advices at first hand.

...especially as Daniel trained him (lucky Priest)

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Re: The poker playing Priest
« Reply #9 on: September 28, 2013, 04:20:35 AM »
And I guess the Priest can give him some special blessing, gamblers only! The Church of Royal Flush :)

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Re: The poker playing Priest
« Reply #10 on: September 28, 2013, 06:22:51 AM »
And I guess the Priest can give him some special blessing, gamblers only! The Church of Royal Flush :)

LOL LOL


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Re: The poker playing Priest
« Reply #11 on: September 28, 2013, 11:15:13 PM »
That's pretty bizarre, seeing a priest playing poker. I guess at the end of the day we are all human and have temptations!  LOL LOL
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