That Reminds Me Of A Joke

That Reminds Me Of A Joke

The guy who bet all his money ($85,000) on Tiger Woods winning the Masters — and claims it was his first bet ever — reminds me of my second-favorite Las Vegas joke, even though the outcome was different: A man in Australia is driving to work when he hears...
Another Vegas Trip Report

Another Vegas Trip Report

A few quick stories from another weekend in Las Vegas… My friend Nolan Dalla invited me to join him and several of his friends to watch the NFL conference championship games at the Fan Cave inside the sports book at The Linq casino. Fan Caves are special...
Wanna Bet?

Wanna Bet?

Six weeks ago, I told you about a $100,000 prop bet between two poker players, Rich Alati and Rory Young. To win, Alati would have to spend 30 days alone in a pitch-black bathroom, with occasional food deliveries, but no electronics. His only luxuries were a yoga mat...
Degen Gambler Story Of The Day

Degen Gambler Story Of The Day

A guy bet $100,000 that he could stay in a dark bathroom with no outside communication or electronic devices for a month. Before I even read the full story, I knew the guy was under 35, with no wife, no kids, and no...
Short Deck Hold’em

Short Deck Hold’em

I recently became aware of a new poker variant I hadn’t heard of before, but has apparently been around for a couple of years: Short Deck Hold’em. It’s played the same as regular Hold’em, except all the twos, threes, fours, and fives are...
More Vegas Stories

More Vegas Stories

A few more stories from my most recent trip to Las Vegas… For years, there has been a flat-panel truck driving up and down The Strip, day and night, advertising “Hot Babes Direct To You — Girls That Want To Meet You,” with pictures of...