Blog World Expo: The Party Edition

One of the greatest parts of any conference is the after parties. Have your conference in a town like Las Vegas and it’s not hard to imagine that the amount of parties available to you is mind boggling. We definitely did our share of partying, too! Here’s what our weekend looked like: Wednesday Night We…

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The Real Deal Poker at the Venetian

My buddy Ryan had a couple tickets to go see The Real Deal Poker at the Venetian casino on Sunday evening. I had never heard of it before, but once he explained what it was, I was excited to go. I’m going to assume that like me, you are new to The Real Deal Poker…

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2008 WSOP recap

The World Series of Poker is finally over. Congratulations to Peter Eastgate on becoming the youngest player ever to win the Main Event at only 22 years old. I have a feeling it’s going to be a LONG time before anybody is able to beat that record. This year, rather than playing out the final…

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Two Types of Poker

On Friday night we went over to a co-worker’s house for a poker game. The host made some fantastic food, supplied some drinks and had invited enough people over that we could put together a 10 person tournament. As you may know, I have a fair bit of experience in running poker tournaments as we…

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Grand Opening, Casino Style

When it comes to Las Vegas, everything is done in extremes. Hell, even when they demolish a casino, they pull out all the stops. So this weekend when the Eastside Cannery was set to have their grand opening Thursday night, I was expecting an “over the top” spectacle. Since this was my first time attending…

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Busy week in review

This past week was pretty busy. I started the week by flying to San Francisco for a trade show. The thing about trade shows, they are basically all the same. Maybe not the content, but everything else about them is identical. I’ll show you what I mean. Here was my trade show: Day 1: Fly…

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