PCA 2013: Michael Phelps swims into big money poker tournament


Photographers walked backward, boom mics glided through the air, and heads turned as 18-time Olympic gold medalist Michael Phelps crossed the garish carpet looking for his seat among nearly 600 other poker players. Six months ago in London, everybody wanted a piece of him. Today, Phelps is just another guy with a $10,000 receipt for a seat and stack of poker chips. Read PokerStars.com


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