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Archive for March, 2006

Outside The Wheelhouse

Friday, March 31st, 2006

If you take a close look at the pokerblogging community you’ll find an astonishing array of talents. Coming up with April Fool’s Jokes, alas, is apparently not one of them. It isn’t even April Fool’s Day yet and we’ve had a handful of aborted attempts. Then again, maybe I should keep my mouth shut until…
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The World Keeps On Spinning

Friday, March 31st, 2006

I go a week without posting and life seemingly goes on without missing a step. I’m actually a bit insulted. I keep hitting refresh on CNN–nothing. Not a peep. Been writing a ton, perhaps too much, I’m sort of all over the place right now. In the next few days I’ll be sharing a monster…
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Neat, Clean, Shaved and Sober

Thursday, March 23rd, 2006

If you read any of the blogs to your left you know that several lucky, lucky, lucky bastards are going to be doing something poker-related at the Playboy Mansion. I don’t even recall if there’s a tournament or whatever, my mind blocked out everything but the “Playboy Mansion” part of it. BG, JoeSpeaker, Pauly, CJ,…
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Why I Don’t Gamble

Saturday, March 18th, 2006

Took another half-day yesterday, sat in a jam-packed sports bar with four big-screen projection TVs, watching hoops. Gloriousness indeed. The Iowa-Northwestern St. game gets close, then closer, and then the team in purple hits a miracle three from the corner to pull the huge upset and get the whole bar screaming and yelling. Except for…
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And The Livin’ Is Good

Thursday, March 16th, 2006

Hey hey, you working stiffs. Half-days off today and tomorrow, I’m just chillin’, watching the Madness, drinking Yuengling, playing a little poker. Beautiful day here in the ‘Burgh and what better way to spend it than indoors watching other people exert themselves. I picked Wichita State, because I’m smart, and cool. Though I do have…
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March Madness Madness

Monday, March 13th, 2006

Pitt was ranked #16 in the country before they won three games in the Big East tournament, losing the final to Syracuse. Their RPI stands at #7. So can someone explain how they’re a #5 seed? They played in the best, deepest conference in the country. OK, their non-conference schedule stunk, but with their ranking…
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Brevity is the Soul of the Bad Beat Story

Sunday, March 12th, 2006

I raise with KK. He calls with AK. The flop comes A-A-K. It got expensive. That is all.

Blogblogblogblog

Friday, March 10th, 2006

The featured “Blog of Note” at Blogger right now is the PokerStarsBlog blog. Did I use the word “blog” enough in that sentence? Screw you. Otis, that bastard, is in Monte Carlo doing his thing during the EPT Championships. Isabelle Mercier made it to the second day, only to have aces cracked TWICE and finally…
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Good Choice, Geno

Friday, March 10th, 2006

Wow. This post is going to sound silly to those of you who play for big stakes, but I just won the single biggest pot of my life. I’ve been trying to bust out my meager bankroll on Stars so I can take a hiatus from poker and do stuff that I need to do….
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Quick WPT Notes

Wednesday, March 8th, 2006

Very good opening episode of the WPT. Chris Bell, keep that man away from the sharp objects. Ted Forrest? Spooky. I don’t even like having the guy looking at me through the TV set, it’s like he’s reading my thoughts through the screen. Gavin Smith? Big shirt. Very big shirt. Courtney Friel? Uh, she didn’t…
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