WSOP 2008

May 31, 2008

The 2008 World Series of Poker kicked off yesterday with Event #1, $10,000 Pot Limit Hold’em. It’s a 3 day event and Eli Elezra has the chip lead after day one. Check out Tao of Poker to get a great perspective on the Series. I was in Vegas last year planning to play an event […]

Prague Observations

May 22, 2007

Having spent about 10 days in Prague, Czech Republic, I offer the following observations: The business part of the trip I spent at the Prague Hilton, a very fine hotel and of course quite Americanized. The family vacation part of the trip I spent in a small apartment at the foot of Vysehrad Castle. When […]

Back in Amsterdam

December 13, 2006

Back in Amsterdam again and I have found a little time to play poker between the long days in the office. Reading the Amsterdam travel guide gave me a lot of great ideas for sightseeing but for last night anyway, it was just poker for me. I played in the 60EUR+rebuys No-Limit holdem tourney at […]

Third Time Not A Charm

July 1, 2006

At 5:00 on Friday I wrapped up a tough, long week at work. Having already been looking at the calendar for the WSOP and our own summer vacation schedule I knew the only event I would be able to play in this year was Event #6, the $2000 NLHE event on Saturday. I guess the […]

Casino de Barcelona

May 25, 2006

Poker, Dutch Style

February 26, 2006

I got into Amsterdam early on Saturday and settled into my hotel room by about 9:00AM. Use a travel guide for finding a cheap hotel in Amsterdam. The last thing you want to do in this situation is to fall asleep, which will screw up your sleep schedule and pretty much doom you to a […]

Free is Good

September 29, 2005