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FIRST DEAF POKER READIES

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“The winner and second place finisher each will win a separate seat to World Series of Poker events at the Rio Hotel in Las Vegas, as well as travel expenses. Entry fee is $65 per person, with only players 18 years of age and older eligible to participate.

Players will communicate their bets by American Sign Language (ASL) and other methods of communication, said Ed Glennon, Jr., chairperson of the event, sponsored by the West Suburban Association of the Deaf (WSAD).

‘Our organization encourages deaf and hard of hearing individuals to communicate and interact in activities the same as hearing people,’ said Glennon on PRNewsWire, adding that the poker tournament is a great example along with other programs and activities offered by WSAD.

‘Many deaf and hard of hearing persons play in major tournaments in Las Vegas, some…”

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