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Chasing It at Full Tilt Poker

After waiting about a month, I got my $50 no deposit bonus through YourPokerCash to play at Full Tilt Poker.   I had already received a $50 no deposit bonus through YPC to play at Ultimate Bet, which only took me about a week to get, but I had lost that money, and I wanted more action.  […]

Fallacies in Commercials

Can you identify a fallacy in the commercial? 1. a. Hasty Generalization b. Arguing from Ignorance c. Ad Hominem d. Appeal to Inappropriate Authority e. Begging the Question f. False Analogy g. Equivocation h. Far Fetched Hypothesis i. Pos Hoc 2. a. Hasty Generalization b. Arguing from Ignorance c. Ad Hominem d. Appeal to Inappropriate […]

Jews and Poker (Part 2)

In a previous post about Jews and Poker I wondered whether there was a link between Judaism and the disproportionate number of Jews who are quite good professional poker players. I just read that the Torah prohibits gambling if it’s done as a profession or out of greed. This would count against the fact that […]

Poker tragedy: amateur poker player Frank Desena was murdered November, 1, 2007

Frank Desena, 55, of Wayne NJ was murdered Thursday night Nov 1, during an 11PM  robbery at the just re-opened Straddle Club at 28th and 5th.  I heard about this tragedy from a friend of mine named Steve, who had played poker with Frank at the old Mayfair club in NYC.   Frank was one of the small group […]

Where are the Good Poker Cartoons?

 About two hours ago, I decided to do a post that lists a few funny poker cartoons.  I searched high and low on the Web, checking out Bloom County (one of my favorites when I was much younger), Doonesbury, Calvin and Hobbes, Dilbert, Far Side, The New Yorker.  But, alas, I could only find one Calvin […]



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