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. Would I go play there, or in the St. Louis area, or anywhere else? Read on.

A Family Weekend In Vegas

A few stories from a recent weekend in Las Vegas with my wife and daughter, including a stunning state park visit, a Harry Potter show, & a magical night of card tricks and mentalism.

Another Weekend In Vegas

Fresh from another trip to Sin City, some observations about security theater, party girl dresses, and smoking at the pool — plus two good Italian restaurants I recommend.

WSOP Leftovers

Some leftover observations from my recent trip to the World Series Of Poker, including a suggestion for ride share drivers, a chip-runners heads-up, and table talk that should be allowed in one specific casino.

Review: “Opium”

If you’re looking for the worst show you could see on the Vegas strip, I’ve found it. Surprising, considering how much I liked the first show from the same creative team. Here’s my review.

My Last WSOP For A While

A few stories from my latest trip to the World Series Of Poker, and an explanation of why it will probably be my last for a while.

A Pool Day In Vegas

Unsurprisingly for noon on a June day in Vegas, it was hot, somewhere north of 90 degrees. Yet there’s something about sitting within 10 feet of a swimming pool that reduces the heat factor — or so I tell myself.

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