The Passing of a Legend

From an AP news article: Poker Star Chip Reese Dies at 56 By RYAN NAKASHIMA LAS VEGAS (AP) — David “Chip” Reese, whose plans for a Stanford University business school degree were sidetracked by his success at high-stakes poker in Las Vegas, died in his sleep. He was 56. Reese was found by his son […]

Some reading for the new year

Quoting from January Magazine‘s Holiday Gift Guide: Dead Man’s Hand: Crime Fiction at the Poker Table edited by Otto Penzler (Harcourt Books) 400 pages Having already commissioned original short stories for anthologies with sports themes (basketball, boxing, baseball, tennis, horse racing, etc.), Penzler is finally tapping into the enthusiasm for what seems to be America’s […]

Offered Without Comment

(Insert your own “nice pair” joke here.)