COACHELLA, Calif. – Without any specific strategy, dealmaker Donald Trump (search) battled a live chicken and won $250.
The real estate mogul showed up at his namesake Trump 29 Casino Tuesday and played the Apprentice Chicken Challenge (search), a tic-tac-toe game with live poultry in a booth pecking its board selections while a gambler makes picks outside the box.
The Donald beat the bird.
Trump dropped in and spent a half-hour answering questions about his hit TV show, NBC's "The Apprentice," and his recent stint as host of "Saturday Night Live." He also signed T-shirts and books and humored fans by spouting his catchphrase, "You're fired!"