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Straight Flush

Straight Flush is a new book that tells the incredible story of six college friends that built the Billion-Dollar Absolute Poker empire, and saw it all come crashing down. The book is written by Ben Mezrich, author of previous successes "The Accidental Billionaires"(movie- "The Social Network") and "Bringing Down the House"(movie "21"), and describes the true tale of a group of frat brothers that turned a basement poker game into an online empire that was making a million-dollars-a-day. Living in the exotic jungle paradise of Costa Rica the friends were embracing an outrageous lifestyle of sex, drugs, and money, but one day it all went downhill when the U.S. law changed, and the Feds were on to them…
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ALILA VILLAS HADAHAA | MALDIVES | Image

ALILA VILLAS HADAHAA | MALDIVES

Alila Villas in Hadahaa is surrounded by only the vast expanse of sky and sea, the resort’s 50 island and aqua villas, some with private pool, reflect the unique Maldivian sense of space. Here, no boundaries exist between you and the ocean. Panoramic views stretch to infinity. Update: Alila Villas is now Park Hyatt Maldives...
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THE AIRPLANE HOTEL | COSTA RICA

Located in the jungles of Manuel Antonio in Costa Rica, this crazy project from costa verde designers features 2 bedrooms, tv area, kitchentte Dinning Foyer, Master Bath,and a Wing Balcony. This classic airplane, nestled on the edge of the National Park, is perched on a 50-foot pedestal. At this height, you will enjoy scenic ocean and jungle views from the hard wood deck built atop the planes former right wing....
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HILTON LABRIZ RESORT | SEYCHELLES | Image

HILTON LABRIZ RESORT | SEYCHELLES

Escape to this tropical paradise in the Seychelles Islands. The Hilton Labriz Resort is set on a pristine beach surrounded by tropical flora and fauna located on the spectacular and secluded Silhouette Island. The villas are spacious a luxurious and are nestled between mountainous terrain and white sandy beaches....
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