Two Queens of Clubs Flop at High Roller Cash Game

Two Queens of Clubs Flop at High Roller Cash Game

During play on Tuesday at the High Roller Cash Game being filmed at the Aria and to air later this summer on the new poker network Poker Central, two Queens of Clubs appeared on the flop, and not a single player at the table noticed it.

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