Dan Nassif (pictured) earned his place at the World Series of Poker earlier this month by beating out 80 other players on an Internet gambling site. The site then paid for his hotel room at the Las Vegas event, and, once Nassif qualified for the No-Limit Texas Hold 'Em Championship's final table, gave him $100,000. He lost on a bluff but left with $1,556,858. Nassif, now a millionaire, has no plans to leave his job at the alt-weekly, nor has he made any big purchases. "I just paid off my house," he tells AAN News. "I have a car, I have a house, I don't know what else is out there to get."

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