Saturday, July 19, 2014

WSOP controversy

Here's an interesting story of a dispute at the WSOP and how it was resolved (probably badly), from Barny Boatman, whom I would judge to be well above average in reliability in recounting the pertinent facts.

Tuesday, July 15, 2014

How could you not love this?

Geico ad I just saw:

Monday, July 14, 2014

PokerNews article #22

Available now:

This is a bit of a departure for me. The subject is how to handle making an embarrassing mistake at the poker table. I say it's a departure because it's more in the nature of advice than nuts-and-bolts "need to know" facts about how poker rooms operate, which has been my main focus. But my previous article had discussed one particular form of common mistake new players make, and it got me thinking about that subject more generally. I thought maybe some people would find the stories and advice worthwhile.

Back to more "nuts-and-bolts" next time.

Sunday, July 13, 2014


Today in a Twitter post from Party Poker, I noticed something peculiar about the image it was using:

The symbol on those chips looks rather familiar. Now, where have I seen it before? Hmmm. Let me think....