Great Poker Face

The idea of propping up corpses in true-to-life poses at funerals is something we've seen before here at WU. For instance, in 2008 there was Angel Pantoja Medina "standing tall at his funeral," and in 2014 I posted about the corpse of Miriam Burbank sitting at a table at her funeral, smoking a menthol cigarette.

The latest news story along these lines involves Puerto Rican poker fanatic Henry Rosario Martinez, whose friends posed his corpse sitting at a poker table, so they could enjoy one last game with him. More info at NY Daily News.

     Posted By: Alex - Fri Feb 12, 2016
     Category: Death

That it!! I'm doing a search & replace on all my Irish jokes!
Posted by Expat47 in Athens, Greece on 02/12/16 at 09:59 AM
That's just a bit creepy. I assume that he stood pat on every hand dealt?
Posted by KDP on 02/12/16 at 02:28 PM
So he was a die hard gambler?
Posted by Patty in Ohio, USA on 02/12/16 at 03:30 PM
Was he all in ? Did he cash in his chips ?
Posted by BrokeDad in Midwest US on 02/12/16 at 06:16 PM
So "Weekend at Bernie's" was a documentary?
Posted by Jim on 02/12/16 at 10:49 PM
Still not a par on Jeremy Bentham...
Posted by Richard Bos on 02/15/16 at 06:35 AM
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