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Posted by on Aug 30, 2014 in Blog, Las Vegas, Restaurant Reviews | 0 comments

Restaurant Review (El Segundo Sol) — Las Vegas Fashion Show Mall

 

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Executive Chef Terry Lynch at El Segundo Sol, flanked by two loyal fans

 

No detail is too small for the master of food and beverage, Terry Lunch.  When the famed partner-chef of the much-celebrated Mon Ami Gabi Restaurant (inside Paris Casino) opened El Segundo Sol, which offers highly-customized Mexican fare, he chose his recipes and ingredients carefully.

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Posted by on Jul 25, 2014 in Blog, Book Reviews, General Poker, Las Vegas, World Series of Poker | 4 comments

Book Review — Blood Aces: The Wild Ride of Benny Binion, the Texas Gangster who Created Vegas Poker

 

Benny Binion Biography

 

Blood Aces:  The Wild Ride of Benny Binion, the Texas Gangster who Created Vegas Poker doesn’t necessarily cover much new territory, especially to those who already know of Binion’s shady past.  It simply tells the story far better and in much greater detail than any other available source.

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Posted by on Jul 20, 2014 in Blog, General Poker, Las Vegas, World Series of Poker | 8 comments

A James Garner Poker Story

 

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Actor James Garner at the 2006 World Series of Poker Main Event Championship

 

I just read of the passing of actor James Garner.

He seemed like a really nice man.  He certainly enjoyed a remarkably long and distinguished film and television career which spanned nearly six decades, including many memorable roles, perhaps none quite as endearing to those of us in the poker community as “Maverick.”

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