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...
The Thirteenth Floor

The Thirteenth Floor

I got into an elevator and noticed something I’ve rarely seen — a button for the 13th floor! Most buildings of this size skip that number because it’s supposedly unlucky. Those who believe that nonsense — especially those who go to the “14th” floor — are fooling no...
WSOP Leftovers

WSOP Leftovers

If you drive a ride-sharing vehicle, I have a request on behalf of all of us over six feet tall. Please pull the passenger seat forward! In every Lyft car I got into while in Vegas for the World Series Of Poker, that seat was pushed all the way back. Since I always...