Archive for July, 2006

  • Hot
    Posted by on July 30th, 2006 at 2:32 pm, Comments: 0

    Vintage quote, perfectly applicable today: “I’m a reasonable man, but this fucking heat is making me absolutelycrazy” – Col. Nathan Jessup (Jack Nicholson) in a […]

  • Friday Night Homegame
    Posted by on July 29th, 2006 at 6:42 pm, Comments: 0

    Friday night I hosted another edition of the Kid Dynamite home game. E-dub, H0nus, TwinC, Ranxx and Mergie showed up for 7 hours of dealers […]

  • Oppressionist Regime
    Posted by on July 25th, 2006 at 12:39 am, Comments: 0

    So Foxwoods isn’t the only poker room on Earth with Stalinist oppressionist rules: check out this shit from the Tropicana. I notice on Friday morning […]

  • Atlantic City Part II
    Posted by on July 23rd, 2006 at 10:37 pm, Comments: 0

    Thursday night’s antics were written up in Part One, Here. Friday morning I woke up around 10am and figured I’d head over to the Borgata […]

  • Meet me Tonight In Atlantic City
    Posted by on July 22nd, 2006 at 11:45 pm, Comments: 0

    “Put your makeup on, fix your hair up pretty, and meet me tonight in Atlantic City” – Bruce Springsteen I haven’t been to A.C. since […]

  • Customer Service, and the Opposite…
    Posted by on July 19th, 2006 at 11:43 pm, Comments: 0

    First the customer service: (quoted from On Sunday evening, held a $215 “second-chance” World Series of Poker multi-table satellite for those who may […]

  • Where the Sand Turns to Gold
    Posted by on July 18th, 2006 at 9:31 pm, Comments: 0

    Worm: You know what always cheers me up? Mikey Mc D: No, what’s that? Worm: Rolled up aces over kings. Check-raising stupid tourists and taking […]

  • Poker, Booze and Memories
    Posted by on July 17th, 2006 at 8:45 pm, Comments: 0

    PokerStars and FullTiltPoker each had a big WSOP Main Event satellite yesterday. Pokerstars’ 150 seat guarantee ended up drawing a staggering 7377 players at $370 […]

  • You Gotta Fight…For Your Right….To Play Poker
    Posted by on July 12th, 2006 at 10:06 pm, Comments: 0

    As one of my online poker pro friends put it, “read this, and then go here.”So today, thanks to a BusinessWeek.Com article quoting none other […]

  • Blah Blah Blah
    Posted by on July 11th, 2006 at 8:39 pm, Comments: 0

    Zinedane Zidane blah blah blah. Materazzi blah blah. We all know about the headbut, but what a lot of people don’t realize is that Zidane […]

  • Futbol Quick Hits
    Posted by on July 8th, 2006 at 1:33 am, Comments: 0

    A few quick bits of soccer humor for you: This satire of the Italian National Team’s training session is well done. And I absolutely love […]

  • Vegas Baby?
    Posted by on July 7th, 2006 at 1:54 am, Comments: 0

    I lay awake this morning at 2am dreaming about poker… Raising from the cutoff with 4d5d. Bluffing the river in the Wynn peach chip game, […]

  • Smorgasborg
    Posted by on July 3rd, 2006 at 5:44 pm, Comments: 0

    Props to goalkeepers Jens Lehmann of Germany, and Ricardo of Portugal for coming up with multiple huge saves in each of their respective penalty shootouts […]