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December 20, 2014

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Poker players, including Cirque du Soleil cofounder Guy Laliberte, center, applaud during opening ceremonies before the start of the Big One for One Drop, a $1,000,000 buy-in No-Limit Hold'em charity poker tournament, at the Rio Sunday, June 26, 2014. The $1 million buy-in is the largest ever for a poker event. Proceeds support One Drop projects in countries experiencing serious difficulties caused by inadequate access to water.

Steve Marcus

Poker players, including Cirque du Soleil cofounder Guy Laliberte, center, applaud during opening ceremonies before the start of the Big One for One Drop, a $1,000,000 buy-in No-Limit Hold'em charity poker tournament, at the Rio Sunday, June 26, 2014. The $1 million buy-in is the largest ever for a poker event. Proceeds support One Drop projects in countries experiencing serious difficulties caused by inadequate access to water.