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Might as well fold
a whiff of
sevens and deuces?
“In a famous Coolidge diptych, a bespectacled St. Bernard holds a measly pair of deuces but has bet a large number of chips. Four tablemates stare at him hard, searching his muzzle for tells. In the second painting, the St. Bernard rakes in a big pot of chips, having shown the weak hand to the dismay of his opponents.” (Registration required)