Monthly Archives: April 2003

Andy Beal’s tracking with poker chips

On the Andy scene, he was playing Ted F. Andy takes the 4s and has the 1-2-3 seats locked up with racks of blue chips – $1. They form a barricade across the end of the table and I couldn’t … Continue reading

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Beal is back

He’s four months over the deadline of when he said he’d be back and back he is…$30,000-$60,000 Limit Holdem with a $3,000,000 buy-in. Think those figures are a typo? It’s just 6 chips and 12 chips, just like a $6-$12 … Continue reading

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Tuesday, April 29, 2003

I had a major run in with a player on my third down. The game was $30-$60 Holdem. M.D. was in the 10s and he’s a steamer, I’ve dealt to him before. Tom, the $75-$150 Stud player from the last … Continue reading

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Monday, April 28, 2003

Me and my big mouth. In the previous post, I stated that the room was quiet. That statement got blown all to hell when I walked into the room last night. I started my night on Table 29, a $1-$5 … Continue reading

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Sunday, April 27, 2003

I have a very definite opinion on tournaments and jackpots. They kill the live action. Lots of you would disagree with me but that’s ok. Yes, tournaments bring in players and help build business…so do jackpots. But when they are … Continue reading

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The Day That Poker Came To Town

Sandy’s day started with a good morning kiss and “Hi, honey!” She married her high school sweetheart, Gary, and they were living happily ever after. Each day was filled with the events of small town affairs. Gary owned the General … Continue reading

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Tuesday, April 22, 2003

Hershel…he’d a vewy, vewy, funny guy! He’s got a raspy, throaty voice, and barks out commands as if he were the dictator of Earth. He plays Pot Limit Omaha, Limit Mixed Games, and probably lots of other games that most … Continue reading

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Monday, April 21, 2003

Mike D. or ‘Israeli Mike’ as he’s known in the poker world, is a subject of more than one post in the Diary. When he first started playing at the Mirage, he appeared to be happy and friendly. Time passed … Continue reading

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Sunday, April 20, 2003

You would think that since Bellagio’s Tournament is over, the room would slow down a little. Not even close. It’s impossible to even spread enough games and have enough dealers to handle everyone that walks through the door. Our 30 … Continue reading

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Thursday, April 17, 2003

A little history is in order here. In October of last year, I posted about a bad exchange I’d been having with Cuckoo. Everything seems to resolve itself, one way or another. In December, he was standing in the high … Continue reading

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