The Drunken Dealer

Hey…it just don’t get any better than this. Now I’m a ‘drunken dealer’. I was in a $15-30H game on Thursday night, finally had an ‘ultra’ about 10:30ish, it took me close to 45 minutes to drink it down to about an inch and half left in the bottom…hate that part. It always reminds me of sucking warm spit. Continue reading

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Branded!

As of late I’ve hit the room and signed the E/O-Play List. We still are not allowed to play on the clock, yet all the other MGM/Mirage Property dealers are doing it. Why? The word: In order for us to play on the clock, our small signs, that adorn the walls of the room, state that we ‘do not’ hire props or shills. Those signs have to change to read that we do hire props. I find that to be totally amazing that after almost 16 years of being employed by The Mirage and parent corporations, we now have to state that we are props – but what the hell do I know? Apparently the other properties have already changed their signs…but Bellagio can’t seem to get there yet. So rather than sit ‘dead-spreads’ and put myself through ‘deal a game, take a break, sit a dead-spread’, I believe I am capable of winning when I play and I elect to ‘not’ clock in and join the battle on the green felt. Continue reading

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Turn up the Heat!

There’s never a time or place that poker doesn’t have some form of steam or heat going on – whether it’s with a player, the action at the time, the table as a whole, or everything in general. Drifting through various games and limits while sitting in the dealer’s box, brings to light a whole new world of poker that the average person just never sees. Continue reading

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The Pan Game plays Treasure Island

Marie’s pick was Treasure Island for our weekly ‘meet and try to beat each other’s brains out’ as we visit and enjoy each other’s company. It was also her pick for Sunday night instead of Saturday due to some football game here in Vegas that she HAD to go see. Fine! No one objected, as a matter of fact a few people thought we should do it on Sunday every week instead of Saturday. That’s pretty much fine with me too. Continue reading

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Kewl Beans!

I get the greatest emails from people: Continue reading

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The Next Show is About to Begin!

Get your tickets here folks. You won’t believe it! Real people playing poker at real tables – their rent is on the line – step right up, get a ticket now. *lights flash and then dim as the curtains rises. A hush falls over the crowd* Continue reading

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Eight Hours? OMG!

I spent eight hours in ‘the box’ tonight. I can’t really believe I’m expected to work when I waltz through the door at 6:30ish. But that’s exactly what happened – Deal, damnit! Deal! Continue reading

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Destruction

Destruction could apply to everything we witness on a daily basis in life. It applies to more than one thing during the course of this post. Continue reading

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Jingle Jango – Table Tango

Jingle Jango – Table Tango! The downside of the upside is the Jingle – what jingles? The obvious answer would be bells. It could be money in your pocket. Continue reading

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C*R~A+S^H or CRASH for the Short Version

The Server has been down. Ugly as hell for me since my escape hatch from the human side of life is to write about it here in Cyber. But on to other things instead of dwelling on FRUSTRATION! Continue reading

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