High Stakes

Miller, Matthew; Kneale, Klaus; Kuczmarski, James
October 2007
Forbes Asia;10/15/2007, Vol. 3 Issue 17, p44
The article talks about a poker game played by oilman John Castimatidis, grocery store owner Ronald Burkle, pharmaceuticals distributor Stewart Rahr, resort operator Timothy Blixseth and casino mogul Phillip Ruffin. All of the players are members of The Forbes 400 list of wealthiest Americans, and no one would be permitted to buy more chips once the game began. The winner would have the privilege of donating the entire $125,000 pot to the charity of his choice.


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