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Texas HB 222 Complaints + Update

Since there were not enough committee members present to vote on HB 222 last Wednesday, it will happen this week.  If I remember correctly, the bill will need 6 out of 9 affirmatives in order to send HB-222 on up the hill.  For those of you who listened to the live stream, then you might have noticed […]

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HB-222 Attempts Legalizing Texas Poker Tomorrow

Will Doyle Brunson and other top Texas pros see poker legalized in Texas soon?  Texas HB 222 will attempt to legalize the game at the capital tomorrow.  For the second time, I’ve been asked to testify for the legalization of poker in Texas.  In the past, most Texans believed legalizing poker was a pipe dream; however, in 2007 the first HB passed the Texas Lottery Committee and onto the House Floor.  […]

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IPhone Home With My BlackBerry

I should break down and get an iPhone.  The iPhone apps are tempting me.  And in a what-the-hell-is-bored world… applications are needed for life simplification.  Even though apps really take time away from occupations. I miss my touch screen MDA.  I loved my MDA  because it had a touch screen, creating/editing word and excel capabilities, an mp3 player and it wasn’t a BlackBerry.  […]

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World Series Changes Structure Finally…

The World Series of Poker created a buzz when they increased the starting chip stack in 2007.  Unfortunately, the extra chips were a wash because they eliminated some levels.  Specifically an early level that most tournament books taught patient play or in Phil Hellmuth’s case… not playing at all. Yet, this year the WSOP has some rather stimulating news in […]

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2009 WSOP Rule Questions

Without a doubt, a few things will happen at the 2009 WSOP: 1.  Hundreds of players will ask rule questions. 2.  Table captains will offer their vast rule knowledge. 3.  At least one dealer will make a mistake  (unlike real life where mistakes never, ever, ever happen). 4. And just a hunch on this one… […]

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