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1) The World Series of Poker is a championship open to professional and amateur poker players alike. For ten grand, anyone in the world can enter and take their shot at poker glory: the title of world champion and a prize of around $9 million.
2) Maria Konnikova paid $10,000 to enter the event and then failed to show up due to a really bad migraine. She prepped endlessly the day before, took Advil, meditated, slept a full nine hours, and ate well. As they say, man plans, God laughs.