Archive for September, 2009

Jerry Buss tournament + Joe

Thursday, September 17th, 2009

This was submitted by my friend Ida: This post has been a long time coming. Despite copious notes, I don’t know where to begin to describe the experience of observing a poker tournament. Everyone appears solemn with their poker faces, but on rare occasions you’ll catch a player goofing off or cracking a joke. Or […]

Commerce : A quieter day

Wednesday, September 16th, 2009

Wed: A fun day. After Jessica had barfed from staring/glancing at TNT’s hairy butt I told him to pull his shorts up as he was showing too much. As Tony readjusts the dealer mucks his cards. So the floor was called and TNT told the whole sorry story. With Ivory having another day off , […]

Commerce Event #1 concludes

Monday, September 14th, 2009

Some players travelled from New Mexico and Arizona attracted by the potential huge payoff for a $200 entry. Most just drove in from their L.A. homes but they filled the parking lot at the Commerce Casino for three days before concluding the event late Sunday evening. The final stats were 3967 entries with $164k for […]

Commerce in a bull market

Saturday, September 12th, 2009

Day 1a chip leader :Harold Cohen 526k Day 1b chip leader : Paul Javier 368k . Total entries so far 2506. Another 1400 on Saturday for a total of 3967. First place : $164627 Advance to Sunday 1 Paul Javier, Compton, CA 368,000 2 Joshua Thai, Los Angeles, CA 340,000 3 David Mitchell, Sacramento, CA […]

Del Mar pick six pool expected to be $1.5m

Saturday, September 5th, 2009

Sunday update: Another carryover.This time $427333. Wish I had Jerry Buss bankroll. Takes money to make money is very true in this situation. Winners have been hard to predict at Del Mar. This has been shown by the regularity of the popular Pick6 bet being carried over. Today’s carryover of $418744 should ensure a pool […]