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Who created a brand new poker song, what Shane Warne, the former brand ambassador of 888 poker did on Tinder and which poker player is Taylor Swift seeing these days – 3 interesting news from different corners of the world but sharing one thing in common, Poker.
Poker Song by Utpal Jivrajani
This Guajarati music composer renowned for the song “Gujarati Shakira”- a take on Shakira’s FIFA 2006 performance ‘Bamboo’ has composed a song about poker. Utpal Jivrajani is popular on online channels like YouTube for creating videos and advertisements in Amitabh Bachchan’s voice. This song reflects the popularity of poker and specially online poker in India and points how the young generation is hooked to this game on their mobile phones. “Whenever I meet young artists these days, they are busy playing poker online on their phones. Gujaratis are well known to be fond of gambling huge stakes”, say Jivrajani. “I composed the song in a foot-tapping, hip-hop style which goes like – ‘Teen patti phool patti, le champa dus mein, chameli bees mein, online lafda, online jhagda…
Share Warne’s new affair
The cricketer turned poker players was in news last month for parting his ways with 888 poker. Once again Warne is in news for a new affair through the online dating app – Tinder. According to the website PokerFirma.com, Warne met a lady Kim McGrath on Tinder and the duo dated for a couple of times. In an interview to the magazine, Woman’s Day, Kim revealed some of the intimate details of what went between them. The details were spicy enough for the sporting legend to get angry. Disappointed by what Kim did, Warne tweeted:
Respect, honesty, trust & your word is all you have. Living your life valuing these principals is so important… Shame not everyone does !
— Shane Warne (@ShaneWarne) January 20, 2015
Taylor Swift has a poker buddy
A group of hackers peeked into Taylor Swift’s twitter account and made her message box public on internet. Screen shots of her Twitter direct messages are doing rounds online and the text suggests the music diva like to play poker with former Disney boy-bander Nick Jonas. They were planning to play some hands of poker and dine out together. Worthy to mention, Swift dated Nick’s older brother, Joe Jonas in the beginning of her career.