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Article updated: 1/25/2013 4:48 PM

MBAs play poker in Vegas to win job at Caesars

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Mark Peters of Santa Clara University plays poker during the MBA Poker Championship and Recruitment Weekend at Planet Hollywood in Las Vegas.

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Rajashree Todmal of Carnegie Mellon University plays poker during the MBA Poker Championship and Recruitment Weekend at Planet Hollywood in Las Vegas.

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Recruits play poker during the MBA Poker Championship and Recruitment Weekend at Planet Hollywood in Las Vegas.

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Forget the firm handshake and networking chit chat. Business students who want a job at Caesars Entertainment need to work on their poker faces. Nearly 300 Master of Business Administration students and alumni anted up for a three-day Texas Hold `em poker contest last weekend in hopes of hauling in a corner office. Hiring managers and corporate executives schmoozed with candidates during breaks in the action.
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    • Mark Peters of Santa Clara University plays poker during the MBA Poker Championship and Recruitment Weekend at Planet Hollywood in Las Vegas.
    • Rajashree Todmal of Carnegie Mellon University plays poker during the MBA Poker Championship and Recruitment Weekend at Planet Hollywood in Las Vegas.
    • Recruits play poker during the MBA Poker Championship and Recruitment Weekend at Planet Hollywood in Las Vegas.
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