Archive for July, 2009

The Irish save an otherwise shitty day

Sunday, July 5th, 2009

It was like a sad commercial. After starting my day with a visit to Bellagio, a shuttle hop to the Rio became an unwanted sunbathing session. Eventually reaching the Rio it was a case of WTF where is everyone? Luckily, Neverwin was trying to entertain dressed ,well you can see him below. Two hot French […]

Busy weekend

Saturday, July 4th, 2009

Looking at the hotel lights tonight the place could be near 50% rather than the usual 30% recently. Not surprising that the Venetian/Palazzo has laid off more staff although the timing is questionable with the fourth July weekend here already. First, the place is busy enough for the staff to work and second way to […]

Where everyone knows my name

Friday, July 3rd, 2009

Not so much  a nod or a comp out of Seth Palansky, the WSOP media director so off to the Bellagio where everyone knows my name. Three comps and a buffet later I can tell you that Paradise Poker player Carlos Oliveira from Portugal defeated the pretty obnoxious Chris Amaral for the Spade club watch […]

Party season is here

Thursday, July 2nd, 2009

Tomorrows Ante Up for Africa also provides a chance for everyone to socialise in the evening. Bluff hold a two hour session at Sapphire. I remember last year two of my favourite interns Stephanie + Jessica attended. The former was shocked ,the latter seemed quite at home. One returned to Connecticut the other is still […]

Check Matt Savage’s id.

Wednesday, July 1st, 2009

With no cashes since 2003 Matt Savage was the type of guy you wanted in your home game. Lot’s of good stories from his day job as a tournament director but a donk player. Suddenly, the middle aged millionaire improves leaps and bounds and between  a very successful LAPC at the Commerce and a less […]