Posts Tagged ‘Maria Ho’

Four eras of poker babes in one place

Saturday, May 30th, 2009

Walking through the three rooms holding Day1a of the $1k I realised we had four eras of my blogging present. From my days of the UltimatePokerChallenge at the Plaza we had Denver’s Ruth Graham and Connie Kim. Then from ,when I was famous, Maria Ho,then pokerfolio days the lovely Jenny Lam and from 2009 LAPC […]

Mary Jo Ho blog

Thursday, March 26th, 2009

Welcome to the web, pokergossip. I have been on the road most of the month. Like I say to my mom when she asks about rent “Shut up biatch and is my laundry finished yet?” Tiff and I went out with Mr Flack in San Jose. Or should I call him NV prisoner # 3666666? […]

Owners of Santa Anita file for bankruptcy.

Friday, March 6th, 2009

Magna  the, Canadian based, owners of pokergossips favourite racetrack, Santa Anita, today filed for Chapter 11 protection after failing to make a substantial payment to a Canadian bank. Magna has up to 25000 creditors similar to poker player Bobby Bellande. I was at the track today and rumours of cutbacks were circulating. The good news […]

Players at the Invitational

Sunday, March 1st, 2009

Rainy days on Monday…

Tuesday, February 10th, 2009

It is just seven days away from the most needed gift from Santa Anita to its patrons…an umbrella. Inside the $2k NLHE attracted some names to the upstairs tournament room. Only 188 bought in. Lakers fan Maria Ho was originally seated at a table with Jerry Buss, Brandon Cantu and Scott Clements. Other notables: Chris […]

Where did all the big names go?

Wednesday, February 4th, 2009

I waited until dinner break yesterday before naming all the pros in the six handed. I was surprised to see that, with the exception of Canadian Scott Montgomery, the final, at 4pm today, consists of complete unknowns. In fact most of them don’t even have a Hendonmob database entry the bible or encyclopedia for all […]

Matt Savage is in the house

Wednesday, February 4th, 2009

No disrespect to young Sam who has kept the tournament running smoothly in Matt’s absence but with Matt in the house today even I have to look busy! Matt was checking that the finalists names were correct. Yesterday,in Matts abscence, a woman was allowed to cash as Alejandra Muropiaz when the previous evening she was […]