Monthly Archives: March 2007

Consumer beware

Don’t ever think, for one half of a nanosecond, that you are getting top of the line customer service or are protected from a scam or phishing deal.

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“By the rules Linda”

Just a small sentence, tossed out when I sat down in a $10-20NLH game and announced, “$6 for time everyone,” yet I suppose it says volumes about me when I’m dealing.

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Here I go again

Even though the room is fairly quiet, it’s a screamer about 10 p.m. when everyone and their best friend and their best friend’s dog comes through the door to get on a list. During dinner hourthe tables start to fall … Continue reading

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What is the game?

Before I head across the valley to work, I want to point everyone in the direction of a great article that was published today on PWorks. Why are you playing the game? Or is the game playing you? Take a … Continue reading

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Plans went Kaput!

I thought I’d achieve all kinds of wonderful things on my two days off. Not even close. First of all, my stomach had a mind of its own and I spent most of the weekend sleeping off a touch of … Continue reading

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Sam Angel

Sam has left us. He won’t be missed by me because I never had the opportunity or desire to search through his harsh verbal assaults to look for a soul. The article reports that he had no known survivors. That … Continue reading

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The Line Police

That’s me. Although there’s a written demand from management, hanging on the wall in the office right beside the time clock, informing all dealers to enforce the betting line rule in NLH and Tournaments, I continually hear that I’m the … Continue reading

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“I work here.”

Sort through the endless possibilities of thoughts that run through the average human’s mind in a five minute time span, put them together in a poker table environment, mix in poker hands and whip until volatile, throw in mass amounts … Continue reading

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Return of the Rudes

Of course I got to deal to Karate Don again. Somewhere in a dark cave, buried in the bowels of Death Mountain, there’s a stone tablet that contains certain rules of dealing. The first one is: Thou shalt deal repeatedly … Continue reading

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The journey home

One of our long time co-workers passed away a week ago. Pearl had worked with us for years and I had very little contact with her over the last five or six years as she worked day shift. We’ve lost … Continue reading

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