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We’re all one — on the felt

By Vincent Olmos You may not know me, but we’ve played together. We’ve shared thousands of hands and you may not even recognize my face. We may not live in the same...

Running bad or just playing bad?

By Kenny Smith Losing streaks can be difficult to cope with in poker. Many people say that they play the game to have fun and it can be a fun game to play. The...

Connecting and Disconnecting

By Bill Patty I have had several jobs I loved in my lifetime. During all of those jobs (emergency medical technician, teacher, parent, chef), the one thing I always did...

Muzzle the inappropriate comments

By Kenny Smith Gender and race are topics that I never imagined I would write about. I’ve never even remotely tossed it around. As a “person of color” I’m...

Play good! Play bad! Get lucky!

Prop Tales By Bill Patty Have you ever had one of those days when, no matter how well you think you are playing, you just can’t win a hand? The kind of cold streak...

Hitting the tournament circuit

[PHOTO BY DREW AMATO] It’s been a while since my last post, so I’m due for an explanation.  I’ve been extremely busy lately in preparation for what...

The old and new of Poker

Prop Tales By Bill Patty There is no doubt that some things change and some things stay the same. As 2016 leaves us and 2017 gives us all a chance to reflect on the old...

Weekend night lights

By Kenny Smith When a Poker game gets juicy—with players raising, re-raising, and calling all the way to the river with a wide array of hands—it can be one of the...

Always bet on Joe “Black” Reddick

       To put it plainly Joe “Black” Reddick’s story is unlike most poker players. It’s really nothing short of amazing that he’s even here to...

An introduction to a prop’s world

Prop Tales By Bill Patty I currently work at The 500 Club Casino in Clovis, California. My days are mostly filled playing $4/8 limit with a kill, $4/8 Omaha with a...

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