If you're fed up with losing at video poker, why not head down to the arcade and at least have some fun while you're throwing away money. You gotta have a better chance there because you're only playing for an outdated XBox and not millions of dollars, right?

Wrong. Your fine ass is getting SCAMMED.

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It's never easy to watch another person suffer the agony of defeat.

Though it can make us feel a little bit better about how our day is going.

So watching Karl Stark go all-in and lose at the PokerStars Caribbean Adventure (PCA) tournament should be the cure to whatever's ailing you today.

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In poker, there's a lot to keep track of.

You have to peek at your cards and suppress any reaction you have that could give away the quality of your hand.

Then you have to know when to bet, and how to size your bets.

You're reading opponents, and bluffing, and raising, and reraising—it's a pretty involved process (if you're doing it right.)

What's really important, though, is to not forget what hand you were initially dealt...

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What's the worst hand in poker?

Probably some combo of a joker and a rule card, cause neither should be in the deck and if you were dealt those, the dealer is clearly messing with you, incompetent, or you're way too high to realize you're not even at a poker table.

Either way, the next worst hand (that you can actually be dealt in a real poker game) is generally agreed upon to be the offsuit 7-2.

The 7-2 offsuit is such a garbage hand because the cards are too far apart to make a straight, and the fact they're not suited means you don't have a flush draw.

But the real pros know that hand isn't useless. Especially its somewhat stronger (but still pretty weak) cousin: the suited 7-2.

Poker pro Daniel Shak recently had this hand, and with some poker finesse (and brass balls), he was able to do something pretty impressive...

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Ever seen one of those over-the-top Christmas light houses?

You know the ones: those homes with every square-inch covered in colorful lights.

Yes, just like the house in National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation.

Some are even synced to music, and others are even synced to more songs than just an endless loop of Trans-Siberian Orchestra.

This is one of the latter, and it's the home of a Las Vegas entertainer/hypnotist, so you can bet it'd be pretty mesmerizing.

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In poker, there are a few things you need to be able to win.

You need to be able to understand the odds, and keep them all in your head, ready to reference at a moment's notice.

You also need to be able to sit for long periods of time without getting so bored you start making crazy moves just to get your blood pumping.

But most important: you need a good poker face. Like Daniel Colman's poker face; which actually may be a bit too good...

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You know those weird moments in life where your brain is screaming at you to make the move you know you should make, but against all your own best advice, you do exactly what you know you shouldn't?

Sometimes, you don't even know why you make the ridiculous decisions you make, it's almost as if it just feels so wrong it's right. At least that's what your broken decision making process tells you.

It appears as if pro poker player Gilles Bernies was caught in this awful loop of decision hell.

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Gambling outside of legitimate gaming establishments is a bad idea.

Sure, every now and then a few bucks change hands while watching a football game or a fight on TV, but that's small potatoes.

Big potatoes are dangerous potatoes. And by big potatoes I mean organized illegal gambling.

One poker player, who may actually be a poker pro, learned that lesson the hard way.

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The 2017 World Series of Poker Europe Main Event is going down right now. It's just like the WSOP you've heard of, but in Europe.

At King's Casino, in Rozvadov, Czech Republic, the WSOPE Main Event began Saturday, November 4 and will run through Friday, November 10. The event is already heating up, with only six players currently remaining.

Earlier in the tournament, an incredible and rare moment was caught on camera. Poker players Kevin MacPhee and Marc MacDonnell were heads up in a 1,605,000 pot.

MacPhee was all-in with 750,000 chips. MacDonnell drained his 825,000 chip stack to match the bet, and the game was on.

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