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To Do: Crash Exclusive Poker Party
Poker is a fine Washington tradition. It's a game that power brokers in the nation's capital enjoying playing, as they hammer out deals that decide the fate of the free world.
Later today, a super-exclusive poker party will be taking place right here in Washington. The party is being sponsored by the Poker Players Alliance , which is lobbying against H.R. 4777, proposed legislation that would restrict online gambling . The featured guests at the party -- poker champions Howard Lederer, Chris Ferguson, and Greg Raymer -- are already in town, having visited Congress yesterday to make known their opposition to H.R. 4777.
So think of this as a forward-looking Wonk'd post. To all you poker fans out there: if you'd like to catch a glimpse of your favorite players while they're in Washington, you know where to find them!
Poker Players Want Honest Deal [Washington Times]
Way To Make My Morning (Karol) [I Had Outs]
Poker and Sharks [The Agitator]
Could I Be More Excited? [Alarming News]
A Conservative Case for Internet Poker [Human Events]