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Online Poker Continues Hiring During Economic Slowdown

The trend is being bucked by turnamen poker while the recent economic slowdown has forced many companies to lay off workers or slow hiring plans. Not only are many online poker rooms weathering the economic storm nicely but many are doing record business. According to a site that compiles data about online poker rooms, Poker Scout, online poker traffic is up 40% from a year ago. Last year was a record year at the same time. So how are these poker rooms doing what most other companies can not? Simply because they are growing and relatively new. The poker boom began in America where poker was...