Even More Las Vegas Stories

Even More Las Vegas Stories

I’m back from another trip to Vegas with stories about an amazing chip trick, a different kind of survey squad on the street, two restaurants I’d never been to, and a bunch of people just standing around.

Nail-Biter At The Poker Table

Nail-Biter At The Poker Table

Any time I think I’ve seen everything at a poker table, something happens that proves me wrong. Here’s a story from last weekend about a real nail-biter.

Closing The Strip

Closing The Strip

My thoughts on a proposal by a county commissioner in Las Vegas to close The Strip to vehicles and turn it into a pedestrian mall.

Vegas Encore

Vegas Encore

I spent last weekend in an entirely unmasked Las Vegas. To be honest, I didn’t wear one while playing poker, walking around town, and observing people, either. Here are a few stories from my trip.

Movie Moment At The Poker Table

Movie Moment At The Poker Table

Not long ago, while playing poker, I made a casual reference to one of the greatest movies of all time, but I was stunned when the player next to me had no idea what I was talking about. Here’s the story.

Poker Pet Peeve

Poker Pet Peeve

I played poker in a casino for the first time in a while the other night and encountered one of my pet peeves.

Return To Vegas

Return To Vegas

After a pandemic pause, my brother-in-law and I re-started our annual Vegas trip tradition this weekend. Here’s what it was like playing poker and getting around in (mostly) masked-up Sin City.

My Poker Return

My Poker Return

After not playing a hand of live poker for 18 months (and thinking I might never again), I ventured out the other night to a local casino to find not much had changed — except for my attitude about the game. Here’s the story.

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