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31st Mar '18 3:03:35 PM thatother1dude
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* The Davy Back Fight in ''Manga/OnePiece'' is essentially a [[LoopholeAbuse sporting event]] with the competing crews members hanging in the balance.

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* The Davy Back Fight in ''Manga/OnePiece'' is essentially a [[LoopholeAbuse sporting event]] event with [[FlexibleTourneyRule very selectively enforced rules]] and the competing crews members hanging in the balance.
31st Mar '18 2:34:16 PM thatother1dude
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** Done entirely seriously in the (Daniel J.) Darby the Gambler battle in Part 3 with souls and various forms of gambling.
** Darby's younger brother, Terence, also does this, albeit with video games instead of gambling.

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** Done entirely seriously in the (Daniel J.) Darby the Gambler battle in Part 3 with 3, where people bet their souls and in various forms of gambling.
** Darby's younger brother, Terence, also does this, albeit with brother Terence has a similar power, except the bets are always over video games instead of gambling.games.
31st Mar '18 2:31:18 PM thatother1dude
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* Happened in an episode of ''WesternAnimation/JohnnyBravo'' where Johnny was bet and lost by Momma to a big game hunter [[VillainousGlutton (a character homage to Sydney Greenstreet)]] in a poker game. He cheated in an obvious manner but it took the length of the episode for Momma to realize this and come to Johnny's rescue.

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* Happened in an episode of ''WesternAnimation/JohnnyBravo'' where Johnny was bet and lost by Momma to a big game hunter [[VillainousGlutton (a character homage to Sydney Greenstreet)]] in a poker game. He cheated in an obvious manner (five cards in a standard four suit deck of cards) but it took the length of the episode for Momma to realize this and come to Johnny's rescue.
31st Mar '18 2:27:21 PM thatother1dude
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* In an episode of ''WesternAnimation/SpongeBobSquarePants'', Mr. Krabs bets [=SpongeBob=] in a poker match with Plankton. Plankton tries forcing [=SpongeBob=] to make a Krabby Patty, but only becomes frustrated when he refuses. When Plankton finally gives up and gives [=SpongeBob=] back to Mr. Krabs, he admits he cheated. More plausible in that he didn't bet the sponge himself, but [=SpongeBob=]'s ''contract of employment.''

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* In an episode of ''WesternAnimation/SpongeBobSquarePants'', ''WesternAnimation/SpongebobSquarepants'', Mr. Krabs bets [=SpongeBob=] loses [=SpongeBob=]'s work contract in [[GoKartingWithBowser a poker match with Plankton.Plankton]]. Plankton tries forcing [=SpongeBob=] to make a Krabby Patty, but only becomes frustrated when he refuses. When Plankton finally gives up and gives [=SpongeBob=] back to Mr. Krabs, he admits he cheated. More plausible in that he didn't bet the sponge himself, but [=SpongeBob=]'s ''contract of employment.''
12th Mar '18 10:06:59 AM I_love_dragons
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* In one ''Webcomic/TheOrderOfTheStick'' [[http://www.giantitp.com/comics/oots1107.html strip]] (warning: spoilers!), a cleric of Loki is taking her baby adventuring with her, and Belkar wonders if the Church of Loki provides childcare. Haley says it does, but it's not recommended. Cut to a poker game at the Greysky City Thieves' Guild, with their cleric shoving a baby across the table and saying "Call."

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* In one ''Webcomic/TheOrderOfTheStick'' [[http://www.giantitp.com/comics/oots1107.html strip]] (warning: spoilers!), a [[spoiler:a cleric of Loki Loki]] is taking her baby adventuring with her, and Belkar wonders if the [[spoiler:the Church of Loki Loki]] provides childcare. Haley says it does, but it's not recommended. Cut to a poker game at the Greysky City Thieves' Guild, with their cleric shoving a baby across the table and saying "Call."
7th Mar '18 5:11:32 PM zarpaulus
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* ''Series/AlteredCarbon'': Poe has a habit of playing (and losing) online poker with other AI. When a virtual brothel's persona hears that he's hosting the digitized personality of a deceased sex worker he suggests putting her in the pot. [[spoiler: However, Kovacs needed to infect a brothel with a horrific virus as part of his plans, so Poe sent him the virus instead.]]
24th Feb '18 9:12:46 PM nombretomado
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* In ''[[SClub7 S-Club 7 in Miami]]'', their boss at the hotel where they work loses them in a poker game to a rival hotel owner.

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* In ''[[SClub7 ''[[Music/SClub7 S-Club 7 in Miami]]'', their boss at the hotel where they work loses them in a poker game to a rival hotel owner.
6th Feb '18 3:18:00 PM Winter
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* In ''Film/TheSecretLifeOfWalterMitty1947'', one of Walter's fantasies is life as Antebellum Mississippi riverboat gambler Gaylord Mitty. The dream starts with Gaylord winning the deed to his rival's plantation. The rival then tries to stake his fiancee's hand, which he knows Gaylord is greatly interested in, but Mitty is "unable to hold a lady to such a bargain" and the wager is changed to the rival "[[LoserLeavesTown going North]]" against Mitty's winnings. [[spoiler: The rival wins, accuses Mitty of cheating, and loses the showdown. Gaylord then restores the plantation to the young lady, whose father had been swindled out of it years earlier, and leaves to join his regiment because the first shots of the Civil War had been fired.]]

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* In ''Film/TheSecretLifeOfWalterMitty1947'', one of Walter's fantasies is life as Antebellum Mississippi riverboat gambler Gaylord Mitty. The dream starts with Gaylord winning the deed to his rival's plantation. The rival then tries to stake his fiancee's hand, which he knows Gaylord is greatly interested in, but Mitty is "unable to hold a lady to such a bargain" and the wager is changed to the rival "[[LoserLeavesTown going North]]" against Mitty's winnings. [[spoiler: The rival wins, loses, accuses Mitty of cheating, and loses the showdown. Gaylord then restores the plantation to the young lady, whose father had been swindled out of it years earlier, and leaves to join his regiment because the first shots of the Civil War had been fired.]]
6th Feb '18 3:15:09 PM Winter
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* In ''Film/TheSecretLifeOfWalterMitty1947, one of Walter's fantasies is life as Antebellum Mississippi riverboat gambler Gaylord Mitty. The dream starts with Gaylord winning the deed to his rival's plantation. The rival then tries to stake his fiancee's hand, which he knows Gaylord is greatly interested in, but Mitty is "unable to hold a lady to such a bargain" and the wager is changed to the rival "[[LoserLeavesTown going North]]" against Mitty's winnings. [[spoiler: The rival wins, accuses Mitty of cheating, and loses the showdown. Gaylord then restores the plantation to the young lady, whose father had been swindled out of it years earlier, and leaves to join his regiment because the first shots of the Civil War had been fired.]]

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* In ''Film/TheSecretLifeOfWalterMitty1947, ''Film/TheSecretLifeOfWalterMitty1947'', one of Walter's fantasies is life as Antebellum Mississippi riverboat gambler Gaylord Mitty. The dream starts with Gaylord winning the deed to his rival's plantation. The rival then tries to stake his fiancee's hand, which he knows Gaylord is greatly interested in, but Mitty is "unable to hold a lady to such a bargain" and the wager is changed to the rival "[[LoserLeavesTown going North]]" against Mitty's winnings. [[spoiler: The rival wins, accuses Mitty of cheating, and loses the showdown. Gaylord then restores the plantation to the young lady, whose father had been swindled out of it years earlier, and leaves to join his regiment because the first shots of the Civil War had been fired.]]
6th Feb '18 3:14:25 PM Winter
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* In ''Film/TheSecretLifeOfWalterMitty1947, one of Walter's fantasies is life as Antebellum Mississippi riverboat gambler Gaylord Mitty. The dream starts with Gaylord winning the deed to his rival's plantation. The rival then tries to stake his fiancee's hand, which he knows Gaylord is greatly interested in, but Mitty is "unable to hold a lady to such a bargain" and the wager is changed to the rival "[[LoserLeavesTown going North]]" against Mitty's winnings. [[spoiler: The rival wins, accuses Mitty of cheating, and loses the showdown. Gaylord then restores the plantation to the young lady, whose father had been swindled out of it years earlier, and leaves to join his regiment because the first shots of the Civil War had been fired.]]
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