Archive for October, 2005

  • Don’t Throw Rocks at a Man with a Machine Gun
    Posted by on October 31st, 2005 at 11:14 pm, Comments: 0

    The title of this post pays homage to the highly quotable Rowdy Roddy Piper. No sooner had I finished typing “aggressive – not afraid to […]

  • I Can Dodge Bullets Baby!
    Posted by on October 30th, 2005 at 10:56 pm, Comments: 0

    Somehow I forgot the best line of the WSOP thus far, from Phil Hellmuth, after making the tremendous laydown in last week’s episode: “Honey, I […]

  • The Magic Glasses
    Posted by on October 29th, 2005 at 3:25 pm, Comments: 0

    Paul Phillips has two very interesting threads on his live journal (second thread here) regarding a hypothetical pair of magic glasses – that could allow […]

  • Brutus "The Barber" Beefcake
    Posted by on October 28th, 2005 at 12:24 am, Comments: 0

    First off, I’m going to be in Vegas for a few days starting next Saturday, November 5h. If anyone else will be in town – […]

  • Dontcha Wish Your Girlfriend was Hot Like Me
    Posted by on October 26th, 2005 at 9:47 pm, Comments: 0

    A true visionary said it best: “Watch out for my medallions, my diamonds are reckless – feels like I got a midget hangin’ from my […]

  • The Legendary Phil Hellmuth
    Posted by on October 24th, 2005 at 9:30 pm, Comments: 0

    If you’re not watching ESPN’s coverage of the 2005 WSOP Main Event, you better start soon. The early coverage has been tremendous, but soon all […]

  • Taking Advantage of Opportunity
    Posted by on October 24th, 2005 at 9:23 pm, Comments: 0

    I have to give a shoutout to h0nus, who executed this aggressive/opportunistic angle this weekend: After our beloved Red Sox were eliminated in their quest […]

  • Best of the Bloggers
    Posted by on October 24th, 2005 at 1:42 am, Comments: 0

    Well, I didn’t WIN the Pokerstars Blogger Freeroll Tournament, but I did finish 16th out of 1473 entrants. I was shooting for the Ipod Nano, […]

  • Larry Legend
    Posted by on October 20th, 2005 at 11:48 pm, Comments: 0

    I grew up in Boston in the heyday of the Larry Bird Celtics. I worshiped Larry Legend as much as anyone else – and thought […]

  • You MUST Be Kidding Me
    Posted by on October 19th, 2005 at 11:19 pm, Comments: 0

    Check out This a company that just came public (NASDAQ: PTEK), and has a market cap of $100mm. As far as I can tell, […]

  • Surreal Indeed
    Posted by on October 18th, 2005 at 10:46 pm, Comments: 0

    So I’m flipping through the channels, and I leave the haven of the HD tier, and slum it down to VH1, to see what sorts […]

  • Buying in for More in NL Cash Games
    Posted by on October 16th, 2005 at 7:25 pm, Comments: 0

    Danny Negreanu wrote a nice post dispelling the common misconception that having a massive stack in a NL cash game is an advantage. I played […]

  • The Main Event
    Posted by on October 13th, 2005 at 10:18 pm, Comments: 0

    ESPN’s coverage of the Main Event of the 2005 WSOP began this week, and featured a multitude of noteworthy hands. Jennifer Harmon was involved in […]

  • What up Dog!
    Posted by on October 12th, 2005 at 12:36 am, Comments: 0

    Have you seen Dog The Bounty Hunter? What a great show. I’d attempt to describe it, but it’s really must see tv. Check your local […]

  • Is the Party Over?
    Posted by on October 11th, 2005 at 1:48 am, Comments: 0

    When Party Poker starts adding “enhancements” like these, I get nervous about the state of online poker. You now have the option to play blackjack […]

  • The Things You Find
    Posted by on October 6th, 2005 at 10:40 pm, Comments: 0

    Some random links: Pauly wrote a piece which I cannot even attempt to describe. He is a true genius. The greatest prop bet of all […]

  • F’n Amtrak
    Posted by on October 5th, 2005 at 11:18 pm, Comments: 0

    So I am trying to leave Boston to get home to NYC on Tuesday night. There is an Amtrak train leaving at 7pm – perfect. […]

  • Home Again
    Posted by on October 5th, 2005 at 5:27 pm, Comments: 0

    Mrs. Dynamite and I went to Boston for the weekend, and I stuck around for a few extra days, spending the holidays with my family. […]