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Newly divorced, I wanted none of the “boys club” that had become my married life, where I would come home from work exhausted, fall asleep on the couch, and wake up to a poker party at the dining room table hosted by my unemployed husband.

He has also worked on numerous artificial intelligence research projects from F1 racing, to poker bots, to brain simulations.

So, when the Slovakia-based user behind the dDandis account began streaming poker games to his 35,000 Twitch followers last month, trouble with the authorities soon ensued.

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Just as when you trade in part of a poker hand for fresh cards, there was no way of knowing whether the final chimeras would be stronger or weaker.

Bullhooks, which resemble fire pokers and were used to control elephants during training, were also banned in cities and states across the United States.

Greer is a young, entrepreneurial, poker-loving Texan who ended up in Silicon Valley.

Horace had been playing poker with a mortician, who had put the car up as collateral.

He was an excellent pool sharp and quick at poker and bridge.

The next day, her father was apparently back at the poker tournament.

He seemed to find his own escape in poker and had had just been in a big poker tournament on June 28.

In sheer nervousness, Hilda also dropped to her knees on the hearthrug, and began to worry the fire with the poker.

The paper and the poker are abandoned, chairs are drawn towards the baize-covered table.

She wondered if the old gambling spirit had broken out again, and asked if they were playing poker or mont.

The same sort of trick may be performed with a poker, round which is evenly pasted a sheet of paper.

But I shall do my duty, although I am less at home with the lance or the sword than with the poker of the furnace in my bakery.


On this page you'll find 8 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to poker, such as: blind poker, draw poker, five-card stud poker, seven-card stud poker, straight poker, and strip poker.

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