Wednesday, December 31, 2008

New PC and Doing the Right Thing

My computer has been on the fritz lately which has caused a long time to go by since I have last blogged. I finally broke down and just bought a new PC (as opposed to buying just a new hard drive). I still bought the hard drive and will use my old computer for the kids. Whether I really needed it or not, I bought a Dell Quad Core machine with 6GB of RAM. So far so good. We'll see how it goes.

I do have a lot of things on my mind; but really nothing to crazy important... except...

Doing the right thing.

As many others have already posted, there was a very unfortunate event that happened around Christmas. A friend of Vinnay's lost his house to a fire on Christmas morning. Things are tough for everybody; especially this time of year. But part of the Christmas is spirit is helping alleviate things for others as best as you can and this sounds like a perfect opportunity.

Check out this blog for more details. Every little bit helps I'm sure.

So instead of me donating a buyin to the poker fishes, I donated a buyin here. It's not much; but I hope it helps. It certainly wasn't something I felt obligated to do. I just thought it was the right thing to do.

That's it for now. December has been a tough times at the tables; but I will touch on that more in the upcoming days.

Have a Merry New Year!!!

Thursday, December 18, 2008

Nine to One

Boy, no posting lately. Things were going good this month until Tuesday where I spewed off multiple buyins. No details right now.

One exciting thing is that I am playing int he Tournament of Champions on Bodog tonight as evidenced by this email that I received.

wilwonka Your Final Tournament Of Champions Seat Awaits!

Congratulations wilwonka!

As one of the players who finished in the top 15% of all participants who played in the Bodog Poker Blogger Tournament Series, you have earned a seat to play in the Final Tournament Of Champions (TOC) on Thursday, December 18th at 9:05 p.m. ET.

Registering for the Final TOC is simple:

* Open the Bodog Poker software and go to the Main Lobby
* Select the "Private" tab
* Register in the tournament named, Online Poker Blogger Final

The Online Poker Blogger Final costs nothing for you to enter and will see the Grand Prize winner receive T$2,000 + a $100 online casino credit.

Other prizes are as follows:
2nd place finish: T$500
3rd place finish: T$250
4th place finish: T$100
5th place finish: T$50

Other TOC Tournament Details:
Buy-in: $0 + $0
Chips: 5,000
Levels: 20 minutes

All information related to the series is also found at the Bodog Blogger Tournament Series Official Site at

It's been a pleasure having you play this tournament series.

Good luck and may the best poker blogger take down this series!

What's even funnier is that you can actually go to Bodog and bet on it and yours truly is going at 9-1. Why is that funny? Well, I'm really not that good of a tourney player; but we will see what happens. Here are some of the other odds. They also have some prop type bets.

smokkee 73/10

CarnePicante 8/1

APOSEC72 8/1

salex77 73/10

23skidoo 10/1

MiamiDon 8/1

wilwonka 9/1

Newinnov 10/1

PokahDave 73/10

cbags 9/1

TonySoprano 10/1

BuddyDank 31/2

FishEater2000 73/10

Field (Any other player) 4/1

Good luck to all and we will see what happens.

Have a nice day!!!

Sunday, December 07, 2008

OK, I'm in

Online Poker

I have registered to play in the PokerStars World Blogger Championship of Online Poker!

The WBCOOP is an online Poker tournament open to all Bloggers.

Registration code: 385159

Monday, December 01, 2008


A little disturbed today knowing that Oklahoma jumped Texas in the BCS standings although I pretty much knew it was coming. Now, Texas has to watch the Big 12 Championship came with 2 teams that it beat during the season. We need a miracle win by Mizzou. I live in Missouri so I know it would be a miracle win. But that would be great that a team could make it to the National Championship game and not even win the conference; although somehow we would probably get screwed there to and they would let USC go.

I'm so upset that I can't even continue posting. OK, I could, by I choose not to.

November was a good month and I will post more on that later this week.
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