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Bridge player dies after rare winning hand

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The grandmother of 12 won her final tournament last month but died during a regular Tuesday night session with friends, after achieving a hand of 29 - which experts say is incredibly rare, with a chance of 150,000:1.

http://www.telegraph...nning-hand.html

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She was 80 years old and with that winning hand had accomplished all she desired in this life...so she checked out. Just my personal feeling.

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Boy the universe has a cruel sense of humor!

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Probably the shock of her achievement was too much for her heart to handle.

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She was 80 years old and with that winning hand had accomplished all she desired in this life...so she checked out. Just my personal feeling.

In my head, until I'm shown otherwise, she'll have laid down that hand, screamed "I'M OUT B*TCHES!" and dropped

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If smoking dont kill ya I guess bridge will.

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Going out on a high note is pretty cool - especially as it's the exact moment that fear of death would be furthest from your mind. I think, if she is out there in the nether she would be pretty pleased with how that turned out, for myself I'd be ok with going out doing something I loved.

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