Andrei Freeman (lordandrei) wrote,
Andrei Freeman
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I think maybe 2 of my readers will get this...

So, I received an email from Ultimate Bet. Phil Hellmuth is acting as sponsor for a Hurricane Katrina Relief Tournament.

Now while this is a serious event and really a good cause... I have to take a moment here.

Phil Hellmuth is known as the Bad Boy of Poker. Last year (2004) in the World Series of Poker he was quoted as saying, "Well, I guess if luck wasn't involved, I'd win every one."

So... while I salute Ultimate Bet's desire to raise money for the relief efforts... You have to understand there is something fundamentally wrong with the phrase:

"From the goodness of the heart of Phil Hellmuth..."
Tags: irony, poker, relief, tournament
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