Monday, March 04, 2013

Was my arrival in Missouri destiny?

Was reminiscing with a look back at some of my 2005-06 blog posts and found a gem.

I played some $10-$20 limit at Binion's on the final day of the 2005 World Series of Poker, and wrote disparagingly of one guy at my table:
The one seat player wasn’t too sharp anyway. After he heard me speak earlier in the night, he asked me if I was from Missouri. “People from Missouri don’t sound like me,” I told him.

I also noticed that earlier that summer I wrote about a girl at the $1-$2 NL game at MGM Grand who had survived a brain tumor. Where was she from? Missouri.

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