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Potentially big hand doesn't go as expected

Many poker hands play themselves. But often, poker hands don't play out in a way you would expect. Case in point: the first hand of heads-up play in a 2017 Mid-States Poker Tour event, the Michigan State Poker Championship at FireKeepers Casino in Battle Creek – a tournament that drew a state-record 1,067 entries in October.

Entertainment

Around the remote: Chuck Barney's TV picks for Jan. 21-27

DON'T MISS: "The Alienist" – Based on the best-seller by Caleb Carr, this moody psychological thriller takes viewers into the darkest corners of New York City during the Gilded Age. Set in 1896, it's pegged to a series of haunting murders of boy prostitutes that spurs a psychologist, newspaper illustrator, secretary and newly appointed police commissioner Theodore Roosevelt to begin a covert investigation. Daniel Bruhl, Luke Evans, Dakota Fanning and Brian Geraghty star. 9 p.m. Monday, TNT.

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