Dealer Omar Abu-Eid adjusts a stack of chips before the first day of the World Series of Poker's main event in Las Vegas last July. Humans still reign in most versions of poker. Whew. John Locher/AP hide caption

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"Eventually I learned to modulate [my rants] a little. Build some peaks and valleys. And now that I give them more valleys, and don't yell as much, they go, 'He got tired.' Idiots." - Lewis Black Rick Diamond/Getty Images for CMT hide caption

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