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by Paul on 06/27/07 at 08:18 PM ET
from the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette,
The NHL hasn’t landed in Las Vegas yet, but Penguins forward Maxime Talbot is headed there hoping for riches.
Talbot has won his way into the main event of the World Series of Poker, a tournament that draws several thousand players, usually has a $10,000 entry fee and could make the winner $10 million or more.
It starts July 6.
“Everybody’s asking me about that,” Talbot said when he stopped by the Mellon Arena locker room while it was buzzing with the first day of conditioning camp for prospects.
“I’m kind of nervous. It’s a different kind of competition. I don’t know how well it’s going to go, but I’m pretty excited.”
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