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World Series of Poker braces for thousands of players in 2015

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From playing Tuesday night poker matches in a garage with a $20 buy-in to being one among thousands hunched over green-felt tables shuffling stacks of poker chips everyone wishes will grow, 54-year-old Nick Luis Damico was one of likely many World Series of Poker first-timers navigating the annual championship Friday in Las Vegas. The draw for casual players and poker pros alike has been a single new event: the Colossus, and its relatively inexpensive $565 buy-in to get a small…

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