The poker player's white Nikes had just hit the concrete outside New York's John F. Kennedy Airport the night before Thanksgiving. The sky was bruising over with twilight. Terminal 5 was a hectic holiday beehive of passengers hustling for last-minute JetBlue hops. And there was Eric Riley, Jamaican- ... More >>
If you have about $100,000 sitting around waiting to burn -- and who doesn't, right? -- and you fancy yourself a card stud, South Florida is ready to give you a game. A new international tournament series for "super high rollers" is getting ready to kick off with a late-summer event at the Seminole ... More >>
dupo-x-y from Flickr.comGet your game face ready, South Florida. And your unemployment checks. And your mortgage payment. And your kid's lunch money.You might need it all if you plan on buying-in at the $1,600 main event during the World Series of Poker first-ever Florida circuit event. ... More >>
Tribune CEO Randy Michaels.Sun-Sentinel staffers are buzzing this morning about a New York Times article that makes their corporate bosses look like overgrown extras from Anchorman.The Tribune Co., which is headquartered in Chicago and owns the Los Angeles Times and the Chicago Tribune as well as ... More >>
flickr.comSix years ago, if you wanted to play poker in a casino in Florida, you were playing small-stakes limit poker. Each bet was $2 to $4, and unless you only had a few bucks left, you never said the words "all in." Then the state adopted no-limit Texas Hold 'Em, the kind they play in big tou ... More >>
John LinnTexas Hold 'Em's pulled pork sandwich with a spicy-sweet, tomato-based sauce. Every day after work I would drive home along Sunrise Boulevard and spot Texas Hold 'Em BBQ's big barrel smoker chugging along out front. I got really used to seeing -- and smelling -- it out there. Occasionall ... More >>
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