News | Jan 24, 2014 | 5:06

Our Toronto: Poker Stars

Here's a look at an unusual claim to fame for the University of Waterloo. It seems the school has been turning out a high number of professional poker players. But when you look at what UW specializes in - all the chips fall in to place

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