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January 27, 2013
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MBAs play poker in Vegas to win job at Caesars

LAS VEGAS — 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.The annual MBA tournament on the Las Vegas Strip was little more than a marketing gimmick until last year, when Caesars decided to add cocktail hours and high-level interviews, said Tijuana Plant, who …

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