Michael Phelps makes his World Series Of Poker debut

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Olympic legend Michael Phelps has a new gold standard in mind — the World Series of Poker.

The 18-time gold medalist participated in his first World Series of Poker event on Wednesday, clanking chips alongside other high-stakes gamblers at the annual event in Las Vegas. In all, more than $200 million in prize money will be awarded in 62 separate events, Fox5Vegas.com reports.

“I always wanted to come out and play,” Phelps said. “This has been the first year I’ve been able to since I retired. I just came out and I wasn’t going to play to


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