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Episode 690: All In

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Episode 690: All In

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Episode 690: All In

Episode 690: All In

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Friends congratulate Jake Balsiger during the World Series of Poker Final Table event in 2012.
Julie Jacobson/AP
Friends congratulate Jake Balsiger during the World Series of Poker Final Table event in 2012.
Julie Jacobson/AP

At big money poker tournaments, what you see on TV is just the surface of things. There's a game going on behind the game. We talk to a professional poker player who lost on the first day of a major tournament—then went on to get the biggest payout of his life.


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