Can poker thrive without cash?
Imagine poker without cards or the pot. Does it sound like football without a ball and goal posts or baseball without a bat?
It may sound like a strange concept but by next year this version of a game so long considered an anathema by many across the globe could be accepted within the bosom of world sport.
Match Poker began its development just six years ago following the formation of the International Federation of Poker and the appointment of sports marketing guru Patrick Nally as its president.