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Men Try to Collect Poker Debt with Rattlesnakes

RattlesnakesTwo Colorado men have been arrested for conspiracy to commit murder after allegedly plotting to collect a poker debt from Matthew Sowash, owner of the Amateur Poker Tour, by using rattlesnakes as a deadly weapon. The sick fucks--Herbert Paul Beck, 56, and Christopher Lee Steelman, 34--were stuck $60,000 by Sowash and planned to use a wooden box that would hold the snakes and that had a lid that would allow Sowash's legs to be put inside but not pulled out.

Whatever happened to just beating the crap out of someone who owed you money?

According to affidavits, "the final and most disturbing method to Steelman was Beck wanting to kidnap Sowash's children and use them as leverage to get the money from Sowash."

Again, whatever happened to just beating the crap out of someone who owed you money?

In unrelated related news, earlier this year, Colorado gambling investigators raided the offices of the Amateur Poker Tour, confiscating records, players lists and other documents of what they claimed was an illegal poker operation. The Amateur Poker Tour hosts poker games nightly in various bars, taverns and night clubs around Denver.

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