Month: July 2015

Inside Look: WSOP November Nine

Find Search for: The World Series of Poker Main Event started July 5 with 6420 players. Each participant paid $10,000 buy in which allowed a total prize pool of $60,348,000. Just over 10 days of extreme table action filled with late nights, decisions made behind dark glasses, and daring plays the final table is set. In poker folklore these people are known as the November Nine. They will return to play at the Rio All Suites Hotel and Casino. These nine will have the chance to win the gold bracelet and more than $7.5 million dollars in first place prize money. We will list the lucky nine below. They really are lucky because even 9th place in this yearly tournament that sees the world’s best nets over $1 million in prize monies. Poker afficionados are bitter sweet as crowd favorite, Daniel Negreanu, just missed the final table. He finished 11th. 1. Joe Mc Keehen Seat 6. The chip leader is a 24 year old poker professional from North Wales, Pennsylvania. As one of the more experienced players in the field it would seem he has a good opportunity to pick on others. That might not be the case, he was feeling ‘antsy’ during the Main Event run. 2. Zvi Stern Seat 1. Stern is a 36 year old from Israel. Only having two live tournament cashes Stern has the...

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The HOT Guide: Las Vegas’ Best Pool Parties

Put your chlorine tabs away, grab your towel, and give the pool cleaner the rest of summer off. Las Vegas Pool Parties is where it is at. Summer time temps in Las Vegas average over 100 degrees and with so many thirsty souls looking for relief what better way to work on your tan than with thousands of your new friends!     1. Drai’s Beach Club – The Cromwell Who are you kidding, most pools have views but this pool nestled atop the Cromwell Boutique Hotel in the center strip is a true charm. The towers of the other casinos envelope this 11 story property that used to be Bill’s Gambling Hall. Don’t worry great things come in small packages. 2. Palm’s Pool & Dayclub – The Palms The recent addition of the largest Hooters in the country inside the casino leaves one wondering if it is possible to see a wing and a breast at this resort? Bad puns aside, “Ditch Fridays” is a popular gathering for tourist and locals week in and week out. Where else can you shoot water guns, take champagne showers, and listen to DJ’s that happen to be reality stars. ChumLee of Pawn Stars fame has been spinning the decks this summer. 3. Delano Beach Club –  Delano@Mandalay Bay Most pool parties have bodies upon bodies  stacked on top of each other....

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