Dead Gambler Embalmed, Propped Up For Last Game Of Cards In Yankees Gear
Once a Yankees fan, always a Yankees fan. Henry Rosario Martinez was such an avid gambler, not to mention Yankees fan, that when he died at age 31 recently his last wish was to be embalmed and propped up at a table with his friends for a last game of poker.
Well, it could have been worse: Martinez loved cockfighting.
If your first thought is that this can only be Puerto Rico, yes, you're right. I recall doing a post on another Puerto Rican who presided over his own funeral propped on his beloved motorcycle, in full cycling gear.
"Henry's gonna check." "Again?"
— News in Summary (@news_in_summary) January 27, 2016
No cause of death was disclosed, but according to the London Daily Mail, local media reports say that it may have been suicide. But how, with such a rich life?
Was it really wise to make Henry the dealer?
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