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Mexican Poker Dealt Bad Hand

February 6, 2002
By: Ashley Hall
State Capital Bureau

Senator Rohrbach is pushing a bill that would deal Mexican Poker a bad hand. Ashley Hall has more in Jefferson City.

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Rodeo-goers seeking a thrill often participate in dangerous games.

In one game called Mexican Poker, risk-takers try to be the last one sitting at a card table, after a raging bull is let loose in the arena.

Senator Larry Rohrbach says people who run the games should not profit.

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OutCue: but it does prohibit making money from it.
Contents: What this bill does is not prohibit that kind of activity, you know I've often talked a lot aboout freedom, but it does prohibit making money from it.

Rohrbach introduced the bill after a constituant was seriously injured.

In Jefferson City, Ashley Hall.