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New Zealand Man Wagers His Name In A Poker Game

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New Zealand Man Wagers His Name In A Poker Game

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New Zealand Man Wagers His Name In A Poker Game

New Zealand Man Wagers His Name In A Poker Game

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After losing the bet, he had to change his name to one just shy of the 100-character limit for new names in New Zealand. The incident came to light recently because his passport expired.

DAVID GREENE, HOST:

Good morning, I'm David Greene. And I'm looking for a Mr. Frostnova. He's a 22-year-old from New Zealand who lost a poker bet a few years ago. He wagered his name. And after losing, he had to change his name to one just shy of the hundred-character limit for new names in New Zealand; this came to light recently because his passport expired. His full legal name, a mouthful, wait for it: Full Metal Havok More Sexy N Intelligent Than Spock And All The Superheroes Combined With Frostnova.

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