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Old 08-14-2010, 03:21 PM   #651
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Re: Three Years in Las Vegas

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Says the guy whose entire 2+2 contributions to date have been in BBV and NVG. Impressive.

This thread is long but well worth the read.
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Old 08-14-2010, 03:32 PM   #652
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This post pretty much is the definition of Epic Failure. GG.
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Old 08-14-2010, 03:34 PM   #653
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This post pretty much is the definition of Epic Failure. GG.
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Old 09-19-2010, 12:24 PM   #654
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Re: Three Years in Las Vegas

I really want to know why he didnt try more online play? And "happened" to

have his worst run (or damn close not rereading whole thread to make sure

on that) when he did try online. Has to be because he was told or quickly

realized what took many of us too long to figure out. (way program runs just

ship most of it to the sites in rake).

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Old 09-19-2010, 07:47 PM   #655
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Re: Three Years in Las Vegas

Each new update is sadder than the previous one. And it seems to me that OP is less investing himself and goes less in depth in every year new update.

1st post was great as OP was to begin a new adventure, he was excited, he would be a professional poker player !

And then what ? OP doesn't take poker seriously enough to become the best poker player he can be, he's reluctant to play, and from years to years his life has become a huge grind.

I feel a lot of sadness in every OP's new thread and figure he's unhappy.

Great thread for all those who dream of becoming the next Tom durrrr Dwan.

Life is not always a faerytale, and reality is much more cruel and sad.
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Old 09-20-2010, 05:57 AM   #656
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Re: Three Years in Las Vegas

Not everyone is going to be the next Tom Dwan. Or Phil Ivey. Very few will make the big millions in this game. That's not the point. The point is that OP has found a way to make a living that he enjoys, and that pays the bills.

Please define grind. I'm fascinated by those who use the term in a negative sense, without seeming to think about the alternatives. Any regular job could be thought of as "a grind". Especially if the person doing it isn't having any fun.

Most of us weren't born rich, didn't marry rich, and don't have the great athletic or acting skills to make a fortune those ways. We have to work for a living. Week in, week out.

I think it's wonderful that - for some of us - poker provides a fun way of doing this. Maybe not as lucrative as other things we could be doing (I'll be the first to admit I'ld make more in an office) but the quality of life - and the sense of happiness and well being - are worth far more than a bigger paycheck.

Kudos to OP for making these posts. And best of everything to him in the future. I for one think he's inspiring. In a realistic way, not just a pie-in-the-sky dream world.

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Old 09-20-2010, 11:30 AM   #657
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I can't take it anymore.. I gotta know what the hell "tl;dr " means ? .
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Old 09-20-2010, 11:34 AM   #658
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too long, didnt read
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Old 09-20-2010, 11:34 AM   #659
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I can't take it anymore.. I gotta know what the hell "tl;dr " means ? .
too long; didn't read
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Old 09-22-2010, 11:38 PM   #660
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Re: Three Years in Las Vegas

Anyone who "tl;dr"'s this thread evokes much sadness. Whether you agree with OPs choices, this is a story to follow.
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Old 09-23-2010, 05:11 AM   #661
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Wait. Did you not think you can play professional poker and have great medical/dental insurance?

Also, brush your teeth, man.
I have medical insurance. Kaiser, self-bought, for myself, wife and kids. That, also, is just another thing to buy.

I brush my teeth, of course. But time passes. You'll end up getting root canals too, one day. Live long enough. But until then, be smug, it's okay. You have nothing else to do, I'm sure.
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Old 04-04-2011, 08:27 PM   #662
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Old 04-04-2011, 08:59 PM   #663
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I've already gotten a couple PMs requesting an update. I'm planning to write something up for early May.
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Old 04-04-2011, 10:48 PM   #664
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i just read the entire thread. apparently it's now 04.45 am here and i have to get up in a few hours but it was easily worth the time. well written, looking forward to the update!
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Old 04-10-2011, 08:17 PM   #665
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Old 04-10-2011, 08:56 PM   #666
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great read
yeah it is, when I saw this bumped thought Dynasty had posted the 2011 edition early, wake me when he does.
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Old 04-11-2011, 02:23 AM   #667
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Very fascinating. Thank you
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Old 04-11-2011, 04:02 AM   #668
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I've already gotten a couple PMs requesting an update. I'm planning to write something up for early May.
popcorn:

I still think this would make the best book ever.
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Old 04-16-2011, 01:24 PM   #669
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Would love to get this update soon. Something positive would be awesome right now
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Old 04-16-2011, 03:13 PM   #670
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Dynasty,

What immediate and long term effect did the 2006 law have on B&M games in LV back in 2006?

I think that might be a predictor of things to come this year.
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Old 04-16-2011, 04:04 PM   #671
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Re: Three Years in Las Vegas

Dynasty - have you played against Matt Moore?

His thread is here:
https://forumserver.twoplustwo.com/10...-tl-dr-659480/

It would be an interesting side story to hear if your paths have crossed.
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Old 05-05-2011, 04:01 PM   #672
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I've already gotten a couple PMs requesting an update. I'm planning to write something up for early May.
Where ya at Dynasty?, I think we all could use a break from current events.
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Old 05-05-2011, 04:41 PM   #673
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Best topic ever, just read it all at once for the first time, it's interesting looking back at what poker was "back in the days".

thanks for sharing your experience
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Old 05-05-2011, 05:40 PM   #674
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good post, thx for sharing
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Old 05-05-2011, 06:14 PM   #675
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Eagerly anticipating the early May update.
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