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The World Series
of Poker. Binion's Casino Las Vegas. April, May 2000.
Once a year
the world's poker elite assemble in Las Vegas for the Big One.
Binion's Horseshoe. The 31st Annual World Series of Poker.
days, 25 events, $1.5 million first prize.
the main casino is a huge room with no daylight
and a steady drone of chips being riffled, like mad cicadas.
A knife edge
of sustained patience and aggression.