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Old 08-18-2008, 01:59 PM   #1
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Free Million Dollar Idea for the Online Poker Training Sites' Next Sponsorship

From Michael Phelps' first post-medals press conference earlier today, as per the New York Times:

An avid cards player, Phelps said it would be cool to participate in the World Series of Poker. “My game is a little off right now,” he said, “so I’ll have to start improving it a little bit.”


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Old 08-18-2008, 02:01 PM   #2
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Re: Free Million Dollar Idea for the Online Poker Training Sites' Next Sponsorship

More like a $49.99 idea.
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Old 08-18-2008, 02:02 PM   #3
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Re: Free Million Dollar Idea for the Online Poker Training Sites' Next Sponsorship

hah this is kinda cool.
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Old 08-18-2008, 02:16 PM   #4
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Re: Free Million Dollar Idea for the Online Poker Training Sites' Next Sponsorship

Stars or FTP should probably sign him and put him in any event he wants to play, IDK about a training site though, I doubt they would be able to compete financially but if they could somehow contact him and offer to put him into something for wearing a shirt/hat/patch it could be a very nice marketing move.
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Old 08-18-2008, 02:53 PM   #5
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Re: Free Million Dollar Idea for the Online Poker Training Sites' Next Sponsorship

A better idea would be to fix it so that he wins.
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Old 08-18-2008, 03:40 PM   #6
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A better idea would be to fix it so that he wins.
8 times.
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Old 08-18-2008, 04:13 PM   #7
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Old 08-18-2008, 05:19 PM   #8
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A better idea would be to fix it so that he wins.
Yea, they totally fixed the olympics.




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Old 08-18-2008, 06:26 PM   #9
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A to B, HTF did you get there?
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Old 08-18-2008, 07:27 PM   #10
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Re: Free Million Dollar Idea for the Online Poker Training Sites' Next Sponsorship

Yeah, but what happens in 6 months when people don't care anymore?
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Old 08-18-2008, 08:06 PM   #11
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Yeah, but what happens in 6 months when people don't care anymore?
ever heard of mark spitz?
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Old 08-18-2008, 08:45 PM   #12
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Re: Michael Phelps wants to play in WSOP

Sweet.
Lets wait for the endorsement checks to clear, then get him in some cash games...
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Old 08-18-2008, 08:49 PM   #13
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hes a bit late
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Old 08-18-2008, 08:50 PM   #14
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Re: Michael Phelps wants to play in WSOP

who the **** is michael phelps?

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Old 08-18-2008, 08:51 PM   #15
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Re: Michael Phelps wants to play in WSOP

he has plenty in the bank. gogogo deathmatch/railheaven/thunderdome
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Old 08-18-2008, 08:56 PM   #16
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Sticking him at a poker table with a tv camera on him could do wonders for the game.
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Old 08-18-2008, 08:58 PM   #17
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Re: Michael Phelps wants to play in WSOP

I have a feeling that he will never be "out-kicked"
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Old 08-18-2008, 09:02 PM   #18
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Sticking him at a poker table with a tv camera on him could do wonders for the game.
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Old 08-18-2008, 09:04 PM   #19
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Sticking him at a poker table with a tv camera on him could do wonders for the game.
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Old 08-18-2008, 09:08 PM   #20
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ever heard of mark spitz?

Sure have...do I care? Nope. Do I think anyone would give him a million dollars to join their poker team? Nope.

Also, the only reason I know of him is because they wouldn't shut up about him during these Olympics.

In the end it's swimming.
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Old 08-18-2008, 09:27 PM   #21
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Re: Michael Phelps wants to play in WSOP

True Story:

I used to play with Phelps back in the day when he went to Uni of Michigan. He played at Casino Windsor every once and a while and needless to say I had little idea who he was the first time. The next time he left everybody was bs'ing at the table and when I turned around I saw him breaking souls on the TV behind us.

Pretty damn sick, wish I could have traded poker lessons for bff status lols
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Old 08-18-2008, 09:39 PM   #22
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Re: Free Million Dollar Idea for the Online Poker Training Sites' Next Sponsorship

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Yea, they totally fixed the olympics.





I'm not saying they fixed the olympics but for Bernard to lose like that with 2 body lengths lead with 50m to go and to Lezak of all people seems pretty fishy to me. If you ever seen Bernard swim before it would seem fishy to you too. And lets not talk about the 100m fly. It seemed like the guy was waiting for Phelps to beat him. I'm probably wrong though. I hope i am at least.
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Old 08-18-2008, 09:40 PM   #23
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Re: Michael Phelps wants to play in WSOP

Well he will fit in with the other guys eating 12,000 calories a day
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Old 08-18-2008, 09:46 PM   #24
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Well he will fit in with the other guys eating 12,000 calories a day
PAGING DR. SNAP TO THE BURN WARD.
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Old 08-18-2008, 09:47 PM   #25
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Re: Michael Phelps wants to play in WSOP

He sounds like a fish to me.
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