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Really? This is What the Fat Cats Up in Austin Do??

House approves 42 as official game of Texas
© 2011 The Associated Press
May 13, 2011, 2:26PM

AUSTIN, Texas — The House has approved a resolution to make the domino game 42 the official table game of Texas.

The measure was unanimously approved Friday morning during a flurry of consent bills. Despite the huge number of bills pending, state Rep. Erwin Cain of Sulphur Springs read a poem explaining the game and it's virtue as an alternative to poker. The poem was placed in the House journal.

The game is also known as Texas 42 and is played for four players forming two teams. For decades it's been called "the national game of Texas." The resolution would make the moniker official.

The resolution now goes to the Senate for consideration.

Read more: http://www.chron.com/disp/story.mpl/...#ixzz1MHxlqALr

This is what we pay them for? ~face palm~

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