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Poker Blog established in 2003 as the first stop for poker news, poker stories, and bad poker advice.

December 1, 2004

Today's Poker

by G-Rob

How popular has poker become? Just how mainstream is our beloved game? Here, on December 1st, it makes its debut as a "hot gift for your Christmas list" on the Matt and Katie flower hour. Much like our favorite music, the mainstream is not a fun place to wade.

Here's the exchange between our beloved, boot-wearing, leg-baring, pixie Katie Couric (KC) and some anonymous ,vapid, condescending brunette (AB).

KC : ...and now we have poker is really hot

AB : and if you have a teenage boy on your list i am telling you this is what he wants for the holidays

KC : how about a teenage girl?

AB: that too but you know what? teenage boys who don't date this is what they do...

KC: as long as they don't play strip poker right...

AB: right


Now that hurts. Granted, I don't date. But that's because the backyard playset is the only "swing" at my house. What's more? It was a really nice set of poker chips, the kind I still don't have. The kind Otis thinks he's pretty darn special for breaking out every 6 months or so when he actually hosts a game. Yikes!

That settles it...I'm getting drunk in Las Vegas. I can't handle the shame. Strip poker anyone?

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