Monthly Archives: December 2004

Omaha 8, Babalonia needs a gag

I try to stay away from the $20-40 Omaha 8 or better game, literally, and writing about it is mentally grueling for the most part. It’s like a dead society – a group that gets together to try and beat … Continue reading

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Wednesday, December 29, 2004

My brain quit functioning about four hours ago. My body feels like a freight train ran over it, the last rail flipped up and tossed me in front of the freight train and it derailed on top of me. In … Continue reading

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Tuesday, December 28, 2004

It’s beyond raining. There are attempts to build an Arc in Vegas. The animals are lining up two by two and the poker players are playing the final tournament round to see who gets to take their family and friends … Continue reading

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Combinations of life

I hit the shower about 5:30 and headed for the capital of Nevada…yes it is Bellagio! Don’t let anyone tell you any different. The room was busy. It’s expected this time of year. Approximately 1.5M people hit town between Christmas … Continue reading

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Saturday, December 25, 2004

This really isn’t funny – but yet… The night before Christmas Eve. $4,000-8,000 mixed limit games with one little single draw Deuce to 7, no limit with a $100,000 cap and $1,000 ante from each player, $1,000-$2,000 Blind. That’s a … Continue reading

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Thursday, December 23, 2004

The $2-5 blind NLH games are a riot. The first one I dealt almost turned into a war with me and a couple of players before I dealt the first hand. One of them had zip/zero chips in front of … Continue reading

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Wednesday, December 22, 2004

All the company finally went back where it came from and my home away from home has settled down. It’s back to normal. In other words…Tournament Time is over! Everyone seems to be in tournament mode. Not just the players, … Continue reading

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Tuesday, December 21, 2004

Another year has escaped. I planned on doing so much more in that small time frame of my life. Isn’t that the way it is? We are always behind, always trying to catch up, always striving to gain more than … Continue reading

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Saturday, December 18, 2004

Damn it! I forgot how great a glass of wine tastes. Last night I had the urge, tonight I bought the bottle. Umnhhh…y-u-m-m…y-u-m! Thank you, God, for those luscious little grapes and little grape stompers…yes, there’s a village of little … Continue reading

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Wednesday, December 15, 2004

Isn’t it great when you meet people, become friends, and they put up with you? They even go out of their way to make you happy…thanks Wayne. My latest hiking adventure can be found here. Once you arrive at the … Continue reading

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