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Posted by on Oct 24, 2018 in Blog, General Poker, Las Vegas, Video 1, World Series of Poker | 0 comments

ESPN’s “30 for 30” Podcast: Remembering the 2003 World Series of Poker

 

 

Chris Moneymaker’s stunning storybook victory in the 2003 World Series of Poker is rightly remembered as the seminal event when poker went from smoke-filled backrooms to boardrooms and living rooms.  It the moment when poker grew up.  It’s the dividing line between the good old days and the modern era.  It ignited what became known as “the poker boom.”  A new podcast by ESPN captures some of those memories.

I was interviewed as part of this story.

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Posted by on Sep 27, 2017 in Blog, General Poker, Las Vegas | 3 comments

Memories of the Las Vegas Club

 

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The Las Vegas Club in downtown Las Vegas was a smelly armpit of a casino, coated in a mix of disgusting bodily fluids and cheap booze, the dingy carpets dusted in cigarette ash and I adored every sick square sentimental inch of all that rotten residue and loved blowing every dumb dollar I wasted there.  Here’s my recollection of the joy of tackiness.

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