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ClubWPT is Legal and Free But Not Necessarily for 18

The ClubWPT is legal and technically… it’s free.  The fee is for an optional VIP membership.  Hence the name Club.  They operate under sweepstake regulations and provide entertainment.  This means a player can actually avoid the $20 membership fee by mailing in a 3×5 index card for each period. Why would a player want the […]

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A Better Sales Strategy to Legalize Poker

Since 2007, I’ve been vocal on why the Government should legalize the game of poker (see video below). My main focus was player protection, jobs, revenue stream, safety and the ability for charities to raise funds.  Jobs, revenue and charity were obvious.  Playing in underground card rooms, which I no longer do, was a risk of being […]

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Cards, Banking and The Government Blame Game

Scroll down to second half of post for banking and housing market crisis. Comprehending why the Government is prosecuting online cards instead of the banks and financial houses was posted in a comment by Karim.  Saturday night, I wrote about the housing market, a very sensitive subject for me (see bottom of post).  Then I […]

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SNL James Carville:1995 Government Shut Down, Gophers & Eels

As if James Carville weren’t entertaining enough, SNL’s Bill Hader does an amazing job of making Carville’s personality even more fun to watch.  Carville’s appearance on SNL Weekend Update discussing the 1995 Government shutdown, gophers and learning to speak eel is a must-see skit.   Hader’s Carville skit just made my personal SNL top ten list.

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What Is a Casette Tape

Today’s What Is… by my son. Son:  “Mommy, what is this?” Mom: “That’s an old cassette tape.” Son:  “What is a cassette tape?” Mom:  “That’s old technology for recording and playing audio.  Usually for music.  Now, we use CD’s and MP3 players.” Son: “If they’re rare, maybe we should sell it for a lot of […]

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Awkward Poker Moment with a Woman

Most of my awkward moments have evolved into self-humoring stories that I share within various subcultures.   It’s one of my favorite and most natural ways to connect with people.   Whether online or in person, I sincerely love exchanging thoughts with other humans and sometimes bots.  I was going to tweet my awkward poker […]

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