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7-year itch leads to online edition

By Randall Rapp Hard to believe it’s been seven years since the first issue of The Cardroom was released—all eight pages and 12,000 copies of it. As we begin our...

Seeing old friends in new places

By Randall Rapp Last year I had such a great time playing in the WSOP Seniors Event that I thought I’d give it a try again this year. I had no big expectations of...

A small twist of fate

By Pat Kelley So there I was, busted for the umpteen-zillionth time. My last few bucks spent on four $1 chili-cheese dogs and a 16 oz. beer. I’m in my late fifties now...

Jackson, Tahoe, Reno & back

By Randall Rapp With Stateline, Nev. literally a streetlight away from South Lake Tahoe, Calif. and Reno having grown to virtually touch the border as well, a trip their...

Reciprocity: The key to winning poker

By Bernard Harris We often hear that poker is a game of skill. But how much skill is there to being dealt pocket aces or flopping a set? Truthfully, more than one would...

Always be thankful for the new guy

By Randall Rapp At a recent poker session I was playing $3/6 limit and there was a guy at my table who couldn’t seem to get the hang of when he was supposed to bet $3...

Listen to the voice: It knows best

By Randall Rapp With my most recent ambassadorial mission under my belt and a new year arriving, it seemed like the thing to do to take stock of the previous year and...

Three big events, three big weekends

By Randall Rapp Some months your humble Ambassador barely has a thing going on and is searching for an excuse to find a poker game somewhere. Then there are stretches...

A quick trip north up Highway 99

By Randall Rapp Your humble Ambassador has had quite the busy schedule lately, but I still managed to make time for a quick day trip north on Highway 99. I visited one...

Poker AARP-style at the WSOP

By Randall Rapp I had been looking forward to this for almost a year. When your humble Ambassador hit the half-century mark last Fall, I realized that if I played...

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