Entries from November 2005

Poker and Zen

November 29th, 2005 · 2 Comments

I stumbled across my favorite pro player’s website today, http://www.howardlederer.com. He’s got some great articles there, and a fun Trip Report section where he chronicles his tournament adventures. The article that caught my eye was Poker and Zen. It talks about how Zen can be applied to the mastery of the Art [...]

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Shadows of Venus

November 28th, 2005 · No Comments


The planet Venus is growing so bright, it’s actually casting shadows. You may be able to see them this week.

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SWG: R.I.P.

November 27th, 2005 · No Comments

Well, I just cancelled my Star Wars Galaxies accounts. It was such a cool game. The intricacy of the profession system was great. Combat was good, and it was damn difficult to become a jedi. …as it should be. However, this month Sony announced that they were publishing “new [...]

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New Horizons: Voyage To The Edge Of The Solar System

November 23rd, 2005 · No Comments

BOULDER, Colorado - NASA’s New Horizons spacecraft is nearing a liftoff into the unknown. This first mission to Pluto and the Kuiper Belt-a distant district of ancient, icy, rocky objects on the solar system’s outer banks-is assured to transmit back to Earth numbers of revelations.

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WPTs New Fansite

November 21st, 2005 · 1 Comment

The WPT is gearing up for season four by expanding its web offerings. They now have a fan lounge called Chipleaders.com. They have a forum, as most sites do now days, but they also have personal blog-spaces and other social software that I hope will really facilitate fan interaction much more than just [...]

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Status of Japan’s Asteroid Probe Sampling Mission Unconfirmed

November 21st, 2005 · No Comments

Japan’s Hayabusa asteroid sampling spacecraft came close to reaching its target, but failed in a first attempt to gather specimens of its target space rock, Itokawa.

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Texas Hold’em tournament a big deal to many

November 20th, 2005 · No Comments

Dutler’s Bowl and bar went from a raucous packed house to quiet as a church Saturday afternoon after one phrase: “Deal the cards.”The first state Texas Hold’em team poker tournament drew 70 four-person teams from across Minnesota.Dutler’s Bowl, off Highway 169 in North Mankato, has become one of the biggest venues in the state for its free Texas Hold’em games drawing, 80 to 100 people each of the five nights they’re held.“It’s very popular,” said owner Ruth Dutler. “People like it because it’s f

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Players Network Officially Launches Its Television Network

November 19th, 2005 · No Comments

Players Network Officially Launches Its Television Network in Eight-Million Homes on Comcast.
First Dedicated Channel to the Booming Gaming Lifestyle Category Launches with a Lineup of New and Original Programming Starring Some of Poker and Entertainment’s Biggest Celebrities

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Back in action!

November 19th, 2005 · No Comments

I made my return to our regular game last night. I still got it, baby! There weren’t many people this time, but I felt really good about my play. Good reads, good plays, and enough confidence to make the good plays. It felt great! The end game was a [...]

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Syndications and Feeds

November 18th, 2005 · 6 Comments

Well, as you may have noticed, I’ve figured out how to patch in RSS feeds. You’ll be seeing more posts regarding space science and poker here, but that doesn’t mean that I’ll stop posting myself. I’ll be sure to keep everyone up-to-date on how I’m doing with the research and the poker [...]

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