Monthly Archives: June 2002

June 30, 2002

On Friday night I followed Sharon G. in the dealing line-up. Everyone and anyone that’s ever played at the Mirage or Bellagio knows who she is. Nope, not because she’s well liked and easy going. She’s brutal. She talks nonstop … Continue reading

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June 28, 2002

I usually post about the noise and confusion created by players that obviously have a problem because they can’t handle losing and expect to win each time they enter into a hand. This is a twofold post. Gator came into … Continue reading

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June 27, 2002

My very best friend, in the whole world, is moving away. She’s fun, spunky, bright, inquisitive, beautiful, and filled with incredible energy. She also has a will of her own and a caring, sharing heart. I love her very much … Continue reading

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A Sunrise

The orange was vivid – running boldly across the clouds. The purple danced, begging not to be left out. The rosy pink was shy – showing up here and there. Brilliant shafts of light held edges forged in gold. The … Continue reading

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June 20, 2002

Bellagio Event #3 finished today. The bad/sad news is that Bellagio has changed their guaranteed tournament pay out. The guarantee is now strictly for 1st place. I find this to be sad and embarrassing. I’ve heard and read comments from … Continue reading

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June 19, 2002

YIKES! I’m drinking wine‚Ķ2 weeks with one beer and one glass of wine, not even on the same day, and now I’m going off the deep end. You know what that means. Hell yes, you do. The ramble is on … Continue reading

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June 18, 2002

David Rabbi was at the first tournament table I dealt. And, true to form, he acted like a jackass. I haven’t dealt to him in quite some time but there’s one thing I’d make book on and I never bet … Continue reading

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June 17, 2002

It’s hot as hell in Vegas and so is poker, NOT! Bellagio is quiet. The $1,000 – $2,000 crowd is always there though. Satellites were running for the #3, Limit Holdem Event during the evening. Although the room is quiet, … Continue reading

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June 13, 2002

A friend of mine came into the room on Wednesday night, the 12th – Jon. I was out on a “play” and we visited about life in general, poker, where we used to be and where we are now. Two … Continue reading

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June 11, 2002

Unfortunately summer’s here, it’s hot, and poker is slow. The WSOP takes its toll on everyone’s spirit, mental and physical stamina, and bankroll and the games quiet down. It’s nice to go in and be able to hear and visit … Continue reading

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