Siegfried and Roy

Siegfried and Roy

offensive slang In card games, especially poker, a pair of queens. A derogatory reference to the famous pair of magicians and entertainers. I went all in with Siegfried and Roy but got beat by pocket aces.
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Siegfried and Roy

n. [in poker] a pair of queens. (Refers to the three-decade-long Las Vegas show performed by Siegfried Fischbacher and Roy Horn who raised tigers and lions in their home until Roy was bitten by a tiger onstage. See queen.) He’s holding a Siegfried and Roy.
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"Performers in Vegas have big photos of James on their dressing room walls, while Siegfried and Roy, who were and still are showbusiness legends, will be sending a video tribute.
It sounds like a Cal Mac ferry run by Siegfried and Roy. Be careful not to confuse it with Life Of Pies - a documentary about the history of Greggs.
In a better world, where showmanship was valued more highly than pragmatism, Southampton could line up with a unicyclist in goal, a quartet of dancing girls in defence, a couple of stand-up comedians, a fireeater and a juggler in midfield and legendary Las Vegas magicians Siegfried and Roy up front.
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Roy Horn, of Siegfried and Roy, was critically injured when the animal lunged at his neck while performing at a Las Vegas casino.
Next time book Siegfried and Roy's tiger and introduce him to the cast of Blunder.
Las Vegas illusionists Siegfried Fischbacher and Roy Horn, better known as Siegfried and Roy, heralded the Oktoberfest season last September at the Hofbrauhaus Las Vegas, where they tapped the first keg of Hofbrau Oktoberfestbier.
First, Wimbledon wannabe and Las Vegas player Wayne Mason, next the tennis legend Pancho Gonzalez, then Tony Christie the crooner, followed by Roger De Courcey with Nookie the X-rated bear and then my personal idols Siegfried and Roy. Bosh, how's that for a drinking gang.
On the plus side, the producers have skirted the thorny issue of Siegfried and Roy's participation after the latter's mauling by one of their tigers, which once threatened to cast.
In 1995, Feld Entertainment, Ringling's corporate parent (which also owns the Disney on Ice and Siegfried and Roy shows), established the Center for Elephant Conservation (CEC), a $5 million, 200-acre Asian elephant breeding and research facility in Polk City, Florida.
The mauling of magician Roy Horn, of Siegfried and Roy, at the Mirage hotel in Las Vegas could cost its operator, MGM Mirage, annual earnings of five to 10 cents a share, a Deutsche Bank analyst said on Monday.
John Goodman and Carl Reiner had signed up to be the voices of two tigers in the series Father of the Pride, a computer- generated cartoon series which showed Siegfried and Roy's show from the perspective of the white tigers.
The limited-edition prints incorporate photographs taken by magicians Siegfried and Roy that are transferred to canvas digitally and then enhanced by artist Juergen Aldag The final result is signed by all three contributors.
On a vacation to Las Vegas in 2000, the indictment charges, Harding used $6,200 in agency funds to pay for hotel rooms and entertainment like Siegfried and Roy, Cirque de Soleil and a helicopter tour of the Grand Canyon.