New Styles of Playing Poker Sparks New Styles in Fashion

Share Article, a poker apparel and accessories company, launched their new website online, Monday March 17th 2008. The company has been selling poker apparel and accessories since 2007, based around the "donkey" style of playing poker, although they have apparel for other styles as well. "Donkeys" in poker are known for playing completely unpredictable, and sometimes against the odds, making it difficult for anyone to catch a read. This new style of playing poker has become so popular businesses like are popping up across the world.

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Over the last decade, the game of poker, specifically Texas Hold 'Em, has become a whole lot more than just a game of cards. To this day, millions of dollars have been won from a plethora of poker tournaments internationally, and so much attention has arisen from these championships that even ESPN highlights such events regularly, such as the World Series of Poker. Indeed, poker has shuffled its way into quite the spotlight. And, of course, with any game, a slew of methods for game play have become not only unique, but also a niche that players dedicate themselves to. One of these methods has grabbed much interest from poker players around the world: the donkey.

In real life and in poker, donkeys are stubborn. In the realm of poker, though, they refuse to fold bad cards and deliver powerful kicks when they win on the river with any two cards. Somehow or another, the poker donkey will gamble against ridiculous odds and still hit their miracle card, in turn bringing great frustration to others. Some players have made donkey their style of play, relishing in a seemingly endless supply of luck.

In turn, even the Internet is reflecting the craze, even Full Tilt Poker has a donkey avatar which you can select to represent yourself while playing online. New companies are opening left and right that cater to poker donkeys, such as Whether you're a donkey yourself or the conservative type, a variety of apparel and poker T-Shirts are available that encompasses the possibilities of fashionable and comedic designs on their website.

Donkey Gear was founded by a group of poker fanatics that have one simple goal: to provide others with fashionable poker apparel and quality poker accessories conveniently and appropriately. Offering poker shirts and poker accessories for every enthusiast, Donkey Gear certainly has found an avenue that is bound to capture attention from the world of poker - and now their taking it online. Donkey Gear just launched their online store as of Monday, March 17, 2008.

It's not just T-shirts too, other companies have sprung up following the Donkey playing style - they've even formed new brands of bottled water such as Poker Water. Certainly, no matter how you approach poker, it's becoming easier and easier to approach it in style.

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