trip report

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 […]

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 […]

2005 WSOP Trip Report

June 24, 2005

Well I’m back from a few days in Vegas and sorry to say I won’t be on ESPN yet again this year, although I did make one of the Cardplayer.com videos I had mentioned previously. I make my appearance in this video at about the 44 second mark. That’s me in the black shirt and […]

Las Vegas Trip Report – Day Three

May 4, 2004

Las Vegas Trip Report – Day One Las Vegas Trip Report – Day Two Saturday was my last full day in Vegas and I spent most of it at Bellagio playing craps and $2/4 no-limit ($200 max buy-in). I would have preferred playing a higher buy-in but the next highest up was a $10/20 with […]

Las Vegas Trip Report – Day Two

May 1, 2004

Las Vegas Trip Report – Day One So I’m not going to be a poker champion this year but I’m pretty happy with my performance nonetheless. I played in one more satellite and won it, and since I didn’t make any deal I got all three $500 tournament entry chips plus the $120 in cash. […]

Las Vegas Trip Report – Day One

April 30, 2004

I’m in Vegas for the World Series of Poker, the event I’m in today is the $1,500 No-Limit. Most people know the WSOP by the final championship event which takes place later in May, which is a $10,000 buy-in event. But there are about 30 other events that go on over the period of a […]

Craps Success Trip Report

February 1, 2003

Success in the game of Craps requires knowledge, luck and good money management. Tuesday night at the Argosy Casino in Lawrencebug, Indiana (a stones throw from Cincinnati) I had all three going for me in spades. After about a 40 minute drive from the north side of Cincinnati I arrived at the Argosy, my first […]