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Old 06-28-2017, 07:11 PM   #106
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Prox could write a very good poker book. He sort of reminds me of Andy Beyer- Beyer is a very good handicapper, of course, but what makes him the king of handicapping books is that he's a GREAT storyteller to go along with the handicapping.
You are correct of course but storytelling is a weak approach to a technical topic as handicapping.
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Prox could write a very good poker book. He sort of reminds me of Andy Beyer- Beyer is a very good handicapper, of course, but what makes him the king of handicapping books is that he's a GREAT storyteller to go along with the handicapping.
I, myself, am currently working on a book which intends to chronicle my recent gambling exploits in Las Vegas. I plan to title it..."Las Vegas on $2,700 a Day"...which is about what my stay there is currently costing me.
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I don't even play poker but your recaps are always entertaining!
thank you cj!

I admit the monthly butt kickings are taking a little wind out of my sails but i'm thinking of putting together another vegas run here to possibly give our 2017 tour a second wind.

we're not even halfway home yet so there's still hope!!
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Old 06-29-2017, 12:19 AM   #109
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Prox could write a very good poker book. He sort of reminds me of Andy Beyer- Beyer is a very good handicapper, of course, but what makes him the king of handicapping books is that he's a GREAT storyteller to go along with the handicapping.
mr beyer is a LEGEND and i'm not in his class but for the poker reports I do try my best to capture the uniqueness of each game. a certain atmosphere combining the energy of the casino, the table, and my own personal life circumstances at the time.

hope you are doing well and getting some time to play!!
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Old 06-29-2017, 12:22 AM   #110
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I, myself, am currently working on a book which intends to chronicle my recent gambling exploits in Las Vegas. I plan to title it..."Las Vegas on $2,700 a Day"...which is about what my stay there is currently costing me.
when you see me in the racebook next month beating penn national with a single beattie methodology measurement known as sustained juice (sj) make sure you remain jaded and recognize that conditions in Grantville are ideal for beating the races with such a mechanical system of rating.
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I, myself, am currently working on a book which intends to chronicle my recent gambling exploits in Las Vegas. I plan to title it..."Las Vegas on $2,700 a Day"...which is about what my stay there is currently costing me.
Give up the hookers and save $2,000 a day.
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Give up the hookers and save $2,000 a day.


piling up those milf life rewards credits....
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Give up the hookers and save $2,000 a day.
How I wish you were right...
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I, myself, am currently working on a book which intends to chronicle my recent gambling exploits in Las Vegas. I plan to title it..."Las Vegas on $2,700 a Day"...which is about what my stay there is currently costing me.
Toss in a few horse racing tales and other gambling exploits from your days in the Windy City, and count me in for at least two advance copies....
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I, myself, am currently working on a book which intends to chronicle my recent gambling exploits in Las Vegas. I plan to title it..."Las Vegas on $2,700 a Day"...which is about what my stay there is currently costing me.
Ouch! Variance sucks.
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Ouch! Variance sucks.
True...and I prefer to think of it as a "test of character". It's part of my new, "positive-thinking" outlook.
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Here is an interesting hand that I recently played at a 2/5 NL table at the Venetian:

With pocket 10s in middle position, I made it $25 to go...and I was called by a disbelieving Asian woman on the button. A 10 showed on a dry flop...and I gingerly wagered $35...which was also called. The case 10 miraculously appeared on the turn...and I embarrassedly wagered another $70...which was also called. The river-card completed no straights or flushes...and, after donning a puzzled look, I cautiously placed another $100 out there. The Asian woman gave me a scornful look, and called...and then mentioned something to herself in a foreign language when I showed my hand.

And, as I was stacking my chips...a neighboring player told me that my hand would have taken down a substantial best-hand jackpot...had it not been for the fact that the jackpot was put on hold for that particular week. It seems that the Venetian was hosting a set of popular tournaments at that time...and they figured that the poker room would be quite busy even without the best-hand jackpot inducement.

I thanked him profusely for sharing that useful information with me...
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You are correct of course but storytelling is a weak approach to a technical topic as handicapping.

You must be a blast at parties!
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...I thanked him profusely for sharing that useful information with me...


When releasing the audio version of your book, please make sure the voice actor has a thick Chicago or East Coast accent to convey the proper level of sarcasm.....
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