Monthly Archives: June 2003

Friday, June 27, 2003

Somebody opened Pandora’s Box in the poker room. All the little Grumble Bugs, Argue Mites, and Swear Beatles got loose and infected a lot of players, maybe some of the staff too, but the staff didn’t make any more noise … Continue reading

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Thursday, June 26, 2003

My last two nights at work found me playing $4-$8 Holdem. One night a win, one night a loss. Guess the Card Fairy finally managed to sprinkle chip dust in my hair and I just couldn’t resist the urge. I’d … Continue reading

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Tuesday, June 24, 2003

On Monday night, the 23, I dealt two tables of the Festa al Lago, No Limit Holdem Tournament. Amazing how many big name players were left in those two tables…scary if you’re just getting started in tournament play because you … Continue reading

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Sunday, June 22, 2003

This is a six day work week for me and the way the tournament falls, some of our dealers will work two, six day work weeks. Lucky me, my days off fall just right. Work is fine, it’s just something … Continue reading

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Thursday, June 19, 2003

An interesting facet of poker, Shaun, a $15-$30 – $20-$40 – $40-$80 7 Card Stud player was in a five handed game when I tapped the dealer out. Shaun was in the 7s, he called the River in a three … Continue reading

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Wednesday, June 18, 2003

I try to stay away from the ‘dealer/player tip wars’. Why you don’t or do tip is your business. Why I deal? I like the interaction with the players, the action, and the fact that people throw money into my … Continue reading

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Monday, June 16, 2003

Years ago, when the Mirage first opened, I dealt to Joe R. and A.J. in the $75-$150 7 Card Stud games, every day it seemed, and I HATED it. At that time $75-$150 was about the biggest game we ever … Continue reading

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Thursday, June 12, 2003

My first game was $4-$8 Holdem on table 23. John occupied the 1s. The first time the bet came around to him, I knew we were all in for a hell-u-va long session. He’s older, 70 by his count, and … Continue reading

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Wednesday, June 11, 2003

Our little LemLem is back. She had a baby boy a few months ago and she’s back to work dealing two days of the week right now. She’s a beauty. She’s the kind of person that you just have to … Continue reading

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Tuesday, June 10, 2003

It’s really hard to paint the perfect picture of a poker room and have everyone grasp exactly what you’re trying to say. One night a young man approached me and asked if he swore at me if I would write … Continue reading

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