Monthly Archives: September 2003

Stop blogging about Andy Beal vs. the Corporation or….

Andy was playing Doyle tonight. I walked by, said ‘hello’, small chit-chat as the dealer shuffled. I hit that game an hour later. They were playing $20,000-$40,000. Andy told Doyle that he could only play a little bit longer because … Continue reading

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Andy Beal vs. The Corporation and ’2nd tier’ players

On the Andy side of play. He was playing Minh tonight when I came in to work. I stopped for a moment, sat down beside him in a spare chair, asked how he was doing and his reply went like … Continue reading

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September 29, 2003

The Big Game with Andy Beal: On the Andy side of play. He was playing Minh tonight when I came in to work. I stopped for a moment, sat down beside him in a spare chair, asked how he was … Continue reading

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Monday, September 29, 2003

Ever notice how much fun it is when you have your fingers on the wrong keys and all those strange symbols and words come out of nowhere? That must be ‘speaking in tongues’ on the keyboard…”I was totally cognizant, awake … Continue reading

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Friday, September 26, 2003

But on another side of life in Vegas…it’s not just in Vegas but I live here so it’s my story. I left work and headed for a Super Wal-Mart around 3:30 a.m. There is a head in kind of parking … Continue reading

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‘yeah, she play everywhere, the Orleans, here…’

When I arrived, Andy was playing Howard L. I walked up and said hello to Andy, asked how he was doing and asked if he rested well. He stood for a moment and visited with me. Small talk. The dealer … Continue reading

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Wednesday, September 24, 2003

My first game was $1-$5 7 Card Stud…hard to believe that in a few hours I’d be dealing $20,000-$40,000 Holdem, right? The game on Table 1 was $20-$20 Pot Limit Holdem. These boys had left the art of poker far … Continue reading

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Andy Beal is back!

He’s back. I knew he would be. He can’t walk away from it now. He has to find out why it torments his thoughts, why he hasn’t beaten the game, why it’s an intangible puzzle that keeps spinning through his … Continue reading

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Tuesday, September 23, 2003

I spent a few hours playing at Empire Poker after I got home from work. I broke about even, playing $1-$2 Holdem. I like the ease of the game play but not the fact that someone came after me, when … Continue reading

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Monday, September 22, 2003

The stage: Bellagio Poker Room, table 1. The time: 2:00 a.m. The characters: Linda/me, I’m the main character, everyone else just moves in and out of my realm of perception and life. The other characters: 1s – Jimmy G., 3s … Continue reading

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