Why yet another poker blog?

I love poker.  I just wanted a way to share the love. :)   Actually, if there was already a place for information on the LA scene, I wouldn’t have created this site.  I couldn’t even find a place that had all the casinos listed. So, since I already had a blog that included poker on cochinoman.com, I decided to pull out the poker section and create this site.

Who the hell are you and why should I read your blog?

That’s a reasonable question to pose. I’m nobody but I’ll tell you a little bit about myself so that you can see why I have the point of view that I have.

Gambling is in my blood but Texas Holdem poker is my game of choice right now.

When my parents would have parties, they would always have card games and roulette.  I was only about 6 years old at the time, but they would let me play some roulette and I became hooked.

Starting from around 5th grade, I started playing Black Jack at school for nickels and dimes.  I would be the house and cover everyone’s bets.  I remember on some good days, I would make over $10.  Back then, that was a ton of money because I was being paid about $16 for 2 weeks of newspaper delivery.

When I became an adult, I first started playing Black Jack in Las Vegas, using simple counting techniques. When my friend introduced me to the local card casinos here in Los Angeles, I was again hooked.

Now, I play ring games and poker tournaments at the local casinos and sometimes in Vegas.  I’ve won small tournaments, and have cashed at the World Series of Poker main event in 2007.

I don’t plan on being a professional poker player because I think that would cause it to be work and not play.  It’s fun.  I don’t want to screw it up.

Personally, I live in sunny Los Angeles, California.  I’m very picky about products and services that I use. So if I say something is good in a review, you can be sure that it’s no bull. Also, I tend to be a perfectionist, so I expect everybody else to be the same.

Where are you located?

Los Angeles, California, United States, Earth.

How often will you updated your blog?

Whenever something happens that needs to be blogged.