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  1. BUMP 88 Social is no more. New owner. Chan...

    The original location of 101 Poker was in Katy, TX. Looks like they're growing the brand into this 2nd location in Houston. Both 101 Poker Clubs are only 23 miles apart. I suspect that they may...
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    Thanks. There have been lots of new poker rooms...

    Thanks. There have been lots of new poker rooms opening, and just as many closing, since I traveled to Texas in June. The link to my trip report lists all of the $1 Texas social club chips in my...
  3. Druff, I enjoyed your segment on Johnny Chan's...

    Druff,

    I enjoyed your segment on Johnny Chan's 88 Social, but I seriously doubt anyone will buy it. Those Texas poker rooms are usually not stand alone buildings, but are located in strip malls. ...
  4. alpha1243 is a longtime chip collector. He has a...

    I'm looking to help out those poker players "stuck" holding chips that no longer have any value. I don't imagine that players would hold any large quantities of chips, but you never know. So far no...
  5. If anyone has any $1, $5, or $25 chips that they...

    If anyone has any $1, $5, or $25 chips that they are looking to cash in, please drop me a line.
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    Texas Poker Road Trip

    (12-21 June 2021)


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    I just returned from a road trip through Texas. My objective was to play poker in as many of these new “Private Social Poker Clubs” as I could, and to collect some $1...
  7. Masom Malmuth writes book to tell poker room managers how to do their jobs

    Full Article: https://www.reviewjournal.com/sports/poker/poker-author-details-problems-with-way-card-rooms-are-run-2359117/

    Yes, leave it to Mason to tell poker room managers how to do their jobs.
  8. Stormy Tempest, Burlesque icon, dies at 93 in Las Vegas home

    https://www.8newsnow.com/news/local-news/burlesque-icon-tempest-storm-dies-at-93-in-las-vegas-home/?fbclid=IwAR2vWVu9TI65FXPZwg0MByObrZa_f3xRkObGUF3vcNbEw46SwX-FWhsPLxY

    LAS VEGAS (KLAS) — The...
  9. Thread: NBA Top Shot

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    From what I have been seeing offsite selling is...

    Impossible? Please explain. I'm just looking to profit as easily as possible. Not interested in holding a pack for 20yrs.
  10. Thread: NBA Top Shot

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    I was able to get one. Today's drop was for the...

    I was able to get one. Today's drop was for the Cool Cats 4 pack. I'm open for advice on what to do next.

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  11. Thread: NBA Top Shot

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    15 April 2021 Drop I got a number in the 31K's...

    15 April 2021 Drop

    I got a number in the 31K's with 92,500 Cool Cats Packs. Worth me hanging around? Any chance I'll be able to purchase one, and if so, is it worth anything?

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  12. Class Action Lawsuit Against Massachusetts Casinos on 6:5 Blackjack

    https://www.courthousenews.com/blackjack-rules-alarm-massachusetts-high-court-im-not-james-bond/?fbclid=IwAR1BxlGNiUnFVXpL0c8P_9W7uosaBdr_3GhIfVP2Q7weZfYJXI_l7Zn2fpQ

    7 April 2021
    BOSTON (CN) —...
  13. 5 Indicted for Kidnapping & Robbery at MGM National Harbor

    Read the entire story HERE.

    April 2, 2021 - A Federal Grand Jury indicted 5 men this week on charges related to allegations that they kidnapped and robbed an individual that they met at MGM...
  14. RIO Las Vegas to be Renovated into Hyatt Hotels

    CHICAGO (March 18, 2021) – Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE: H) today announced that a Hyatt affiliate has entered into franchise agreements with an affiliate of Dreamscape Companies LLC, which will...
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    Are you a chip collector or are these googled...

    I'm a chip collector. Both of these MGM chips are from my collection of about 4,000 $1 casino chips.
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    Then... 52201 ...and Now. 52202

    Then...
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    ...and Now.
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  17. Their $1 chip from my collection. 52200

    Their $1 chip from my collection.

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    Alpha have you ever met Druff? No, I haven't.

    No, I haven't.
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    Thread went great for jsearles. I like...

    Thanks Druff. I figured that you could appreciate standing up for the principle, even if it was only a few dollars. I'm a podcast listener, so I'm usually a show or two behind. Glad that any info...
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    Is there some beef between you and Jsearls? Or...

    No beef. I've never even interacted with him.
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    I think it’s fairly obvious from your reply that...

    LOL. I would have been on American Greed, but their offer to buy my story did not include a free 1 month subscription to Disney+.
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    I have sold on eBay since 2005, yes it has...

    I agree. Gone are the glory days. Yes, I could have structured each actions with a $3 starting bid price and free shipping rather than $1 plus $2 shipping, but in either case the buyer is still...
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    Thanks for pointing me to this, Hockey Guy. ...

    Thanks for pointing me to this, Hockey Guy.

    The controversy was several years ago and based upon old fee structures used by eBay. Unlike today, way back then eBay charged sellers a “posting fee”...
  24. Buy yourself an infrared thermometer and take the...

    I assume that since the Sensi-Temp is reading the pan temperature, and that the coils themselves must exceed 450°F. All immaterial. The point is that this new UL regulation changes the way...
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    Lucky Dragon casino to reopen as Ahern

    https://www.reviewjournal.com/business/casinos-gaming/former-lucky-dragon-has-new-name-reopens-near-las-vegas-strip-1952841/

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