Stroup to strip for FHM

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Carrie Stroup (middle) at the PlayerOnly.com Bluff on The Strip party.

The poker industry's very own Carrie Stroup can be seen in this month's FHM in a very racy photo spread.

Stroup, who is the hostess at PlayersOnly.com, is no stranger to men's magazines. Last month she starred in Playboy's Babe-of-the-Month feature and in the past she has appeared in Maxim and Men's Health.

The four-page spread in the October issue of FHM includes some incredible photos of the former Miss USA as well as an interview with one of poker's dazzling beauties. The photos were shot by Nicolas De Bruin in his L.A. studio.

"I'd done another shoot with Nicolas - he's so good!" said Stroup. "When he asked me if I'd like to do a shoot for FHM I was thrilled."

Not everything went according to plan, however, and there was one thing about the magazine article Stroup probably would have changed if she had had her way.

"What's my mom going to say when she sees the big headline FHM put over one of my pics?" she asked. "'My Sex Life is Great' - did they have to put that? I really should learn to watch what I say I guess. But that's just not me I guess."

Stroup has sexy photo shoots wired but she could, admittedly, use some work on her poker game. She didn't qualify for the first million-dollar freeroll final on PlayersOnly.com.

"Omigod... I tried playing in one of those games they run all week where you qualify for the Sunday Final," she said. "I didn't last long. I'll be watching the game on Sunday though - pretty exciting to see somebody win $75,000."

PlayersOnly.com will award $1 million over the next 10 months with winners of the monthly finals taking home a whopping $75,000 each. Players can win their way into the monthly free finals at freerolls held twice a day, at one of the three cash satellites with buy-ins as low as $2 or by direct buy-in ($50). There will be special opportunities for Gold Chip players and 25 seats at the final table will be awarded in a unique deposit bonus lottery.

Stroup has appeared in movies like Starsky and Hutch, Cellular and Redline as well as TV shows like Scrubs and Wild On!. Stroup has worked exclusively with PlayersOnly.com and Sportsbook.com since 2006. In July of 2006 she hosted a PlayersOnly.com party at the PlayersOnly Poker

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