Florida Poker Man

Florida Poker Man

Andy Slater tweeted this photo showing activity last night in a poker room at Seminole Hard Rock Tampa, two hours after it re-opened. He said there were 106 people on the waiting list for 18 tables, with a maximum of 6 players in each game. I have seen stories about...
Four-Handed? No Thanks!

Four-Handed? No Thanks!

A few weeks ago, I wrote a piece (“Too Big A Gamble“) about what it would take to get Las Vegas casinos open. The Nevada Gaming Commission has recently come out with a new set of rules that would require venues to only allow 50% of their maximum...
POTD: Plexiglass Poker

POTD: Plexiglass Poker

My friend Steven Blomberg posted this photo on Facebook. Apparently, it shows a prototype of a casino poker table re-designed for the COVID-19 era, complete with plexiglass between and in front of all the players. In his caption, Steve wrote, “Don’t we all...
Too Big A Gamble

Too Big A Gamble

Casinos in Las Vegas, which are losing a couple million bucks a day, are beseeching the governor of Nevada to allow them to re-open as soon as possible. As other such venues have no doubt done, The Wynn has even prepared a lengthy memo regarding how its operations...
A Family Weekend In Vegas

A Family Weekend In Vegas

I have been going to Las Vegas a few times a year for three decades and, on occasion, gotten away from The Strip for various adventures. I’ve gone hiking through Red Rock Canyon, strolled through Summerlin, and had dinners with friends who live in the outlying...
Another Weekend In Vegas

Another Weekend In Vegas

This was the weekend for my annual Las Vegas trip with my brother-in-law, Stuart. We can’t remember how long we’ve had a tradition of going on this holiday weekend, but it must be at least twenty years. We spend our time catching up, playing poker, eating...