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    Monster of the deep Kevin Bonham's Avatar
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    Quote Originally Posted by Super Nintendo Chalmers View Post
    Thanks.

    BTW, was Oepty the "born again variety" of christian like "[himselfcuban] fan" ?
    I think he's been a Christian of some sort for as long as I've known him on this board (several years.)

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    Quote Originally Posted by Kevin Bonham View Post
    I think he's been a Christian of some sort for as long as I've known him on this board (several years.)
    Well, a Christadelphian anyway.
    “The destructive capacity of the individual, however vicious, is small; of the state, however well-intentioned, almost limitless. Expand the state and that destructive capacity necessarily expands, too, pari passu.”—Paul Johnson, Modern Times, 1983.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Pictonite View Post
    It appears that James Obst went quite well in this years WSOP!
    http://www.pokerasiapacific.com/obst...bles41513.html
    I see that another big money earner from poker Suchanek is a Kiwi.
    God exists. Short and to the point.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Capablanca-Fan View Post
    Well, a Christadelphian anyway.
    He always seemed Christian to me.

    In any case I don't see a problem with following poker even if you don't gamble (for religious or other reasons). I follow poker and I don't gamble.
    So what's your excuse? To run like the devil's chasing you.

    See you in another life, brotha.

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    Quote Originally Posted by road runner View Post
    He always seemed Christian to me.
    Christadelphians are Christians in the broad sense but differ on a of number of fundamental issues with conventional Christianity. Issues like nature of the soul, relationship between God and Christ, beliefs regarding heaven and hell, etc.
    So einfach wie möglich, aber nicht einfacher - Albert Einstein

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    James Obst aka "AndyMcLEOD" just took down the $1050 Super Tuesday tournament on Pokerstars for $110k-

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    Quote Originally Posted by road runner View Post
    Nice one, knocking out Phil Hellmuth would be worth it in itself.
    Apparrently Hellmuth was talking up James' skills at the table (quite unusual for him, since he normally trash talks young online pros). Not sure if this is a good thing for James or not :-D

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    James obst is 4th in chip with 17th left in the Aussie Millions main event. 1.6 million AUD for first.

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