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More of the OX

There’s no way to sidestep the fact that I learned the fine art of poker from the kids in the old Oxford games – dealing and playing. In those days there wasn’t a sophisticated network of poker tournaments that brought … Continue reading

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The days of the rack attack

My last post talked about the Montana days, Poker Used to be so Much Fun, and brought back a rush of the lunacy and some of the antics that I first watched poker players do, and then learned to do … Continue reading

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Poker used to be so much fun

I like to think of them as the ‘glory days’ of poker.  It used to be exciting, and tense, and a gut-wrencher at times, but the most important part of it was…it was fun.  Just the thought of playing was … Continue reading

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When it rains in the desert

It floods.  WOOT!  We got it yesterday.  It was c-r-a-z-y! The thunder boomers were booming, Scout’s eyes were rolling in her head, she was pacing, ears peeled back as far as they would go to teensy little points, stuck to … Continue reading

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Online poker continues, despite DOJ and flawed marketing

Before I begin this diatribe against online poker, let me first state that I believe we should all have the choice to play, live events or online, and I enjoy playing online poker – perhaps not as much as some … Continue reading

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The Growth of Pot-s

Today I played in the Sunday Storm at PokerStars – guaranteed prize pool of $1Million and 200k for 1st place.  Yowzer!  See…I originally thought to title this ‘The Growth of Poker’ but then that would mean I’d have to go … Continue reading

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I didn’t get lost…

but I did get tired.  I actually didn’t post yesterday because Clearspine did and whoever posts last, their post hits PokerWorks’ main page.   I wanted readers to read him and hopefully leave a comment on his query on how to … Continue reading

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Montana – some Desert Don

I pulled out my two photo albums and leafed through them, stunned to find that I had a picture of Cap Walters, Desert Don, and a few others hiding in the pages that have been packed for such a long … Continue reading

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Thinking back

Even after a few days of trying to think about the order of how things happened, where I started to recognize the fact that there was a game in the back room, it still eludes me. I’m sure there was … Continue reading

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Back to the past

The last post sent me spinning around in the old hallowed halls of my memory and the crazy Montana Poker games began to take shape, losing the dusty wrinkles of being packed away for such a long time.  Those were … Continue reading

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