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grjr 12-13-2005 01:15 PM

Re: $60 million tournament
 
Canada is just too damned cold in the winter.

SteveOMS 12-13-2005 01:17 PM

Re: $60 million tournament
 
I wouldn't be surprised is fox is paying everyone a 10mil appearance fee to cover the entry costs

nsdjoe 12-13-2005 01:34 PM

Re: $60 million tournament
 
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I wouldn't be surprised is fox is paying everyone a 10mil appearance fee to cover the entry costs

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Totally preposterous. There's little chance they could recover that kind of cost with advertising for a poker game. This isn't the superbowl.

Adde 12-13-2005 02:14 PM

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Well there's a 20 million dollar overlay.

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USD 60M = AUD 80M. No overlay, just sloppy writing in the article.

Adde

Borknagar 12-13-2005 03:26 PM

Re: $60 million tournament
 
the first link mentions wmansionpoker

anyone heard of this?

(no im not promoting)

Yads 12-13-2005 04:32 PM

Re: $60 million tournament
 
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Well there's a 20 million dollar overlay.

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USD 60M = AUD 80M. No overlay, just sloppy writing in the article.

Adde

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Who in their right mind would put up $10 mil with no overlay?

12-13-2005 04:38 PM

Re: $60 million tournament
 
Home of the soon-to-be-built "Pokerdome". Heh.

Didn't monster truck racing die out because of overexposure like this?

benza13 12-13-2005 05:11 PM

Re: $60 million tournament
 
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Home of the soon-to-be-built "Pokerdome". Heh.

Didn't monster truck racing die out because of overexposure like this?

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Did you seriously just compare poker to monster truck racing?

TheIrishThug 12-13-2005 05:25 PM

Re: $60 million tournament
 
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Well there's a 20 million dollar overlay.

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USD 60M = AUD 80M. No overlay, just sloppy writing in the article.
Adde

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if u guys were reading carefully, they also said hachem won 10M from the WSOP. that's what set off the flags in my head.

henrikrh 12-13-2005 05:26 PM

Re: $60 million tournament
 
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Home of the soon-to-be-built "Pokerdome". Heh.

Didn't monster truck racing die out because of overexposure like this?

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Oh yeah, the huge monster trucking fad of the late 70s and the monster truckign ressurgence in 1994, yeah?

what???


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