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Sony brings poker to the PSN

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PlayStation 3 gamers will soon be able to bluff their way to the top, as Sony Online Entertainment is bringing High Stakes on the Vegas Strip: Poker Edition to the PlayStation Network this Thursday. The game will clock in at $9.99. Here's the skinny of it from their press release:

High Stakes on the Vegas Strip: Poker Edition will give players a chance to show off their skills in Texas Hold'em, Super Hold'em, Billabong, Tahoe and Shanghai against others on the PLAYSTATION 3 computer entertainment system.

-Five different styles of poker that can be played as limit, pot limit or no-limit poker.
-Multiplayer for up to six people: players can play Open table games or Sit-n-Go tournament style.
-Online leader boards.
-Turbo Mode to power through the tournament circuit to advance a player’s career.
-In-depth hand statistics include stats such as percentages of hands played and won, flops seen, checks, calls, bets and more.
-Audio chat available with compatible headsets.
-High definition up to 1080p