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Forum: Brick and Mortar 11-12-2007, 01:20 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 29
Posted By dbldwnblue
Re: Another Ruling Question

my cardroom is much more laid back than most. We do allow a player that "didnt notice it was a straddle" to pull back his undercall and muck his cards.
Forum: Brick and Mortar 11-09-2007, 10:42 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 37
Posted By dbldwnblue
Re: pros tipping dealers

I do agree with Alien. If the dealer doeant do their job then the tips should be hard to come by. But I still have a beef with the people that dont tip at all...PERIOD
Forum: Brick and Mortar 11-09-2007, 05:47 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 37
Posted By dbldwnblue
Re: pros tipping dealers

I dont think of myself as a pro at all... as a matter of fact Im completely the opposite. Im the dealer you guys are toking. And Im good at what I do. I appriciate any toke I get from $1 to $25...
Forum: Brick and Mortar 11-09-2007, 05:37 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 26
Posted By dbldwnblue
Re: Dealing as a part-time job in retirement?

dealing is work. playing is fun. However I do enjoy dealing and as they say if you do something you enjoy you arent really working at all...
Forum: Brick and Mortar 11-09-2007, 05:33 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 40
Posted By dbldwnblue
Re: Chiprunner income(LC)

At Crystal (where I work) we drop $3 per down... but that is distributed between the floormen and chiprunners (when we had them).
Forum: Brick and Mortar 11-08-2007, 08:20 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 26
Posted By dbldwnblue
Re: Dealing as a part-time job in retirement?

dont see why you couldnt. From what I have heard it is hard to get into one of the places on the strip unless you have been working for a while. However you can work off strip a lot easier. I dont...
Forum: Brick and Mortar 11-08-2007, 08:15 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 38
Posted By dbldwnblue
Re: An “Only in LA” Story - The Dealer Stall and the $1 pot!

Ive only been there once and that was while looking for a job. Didnt get it so havent been back.
Forum: Brick and Mortar 11-08-2007, 08:14 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 40
Posted By dbldwnblue
Re: Chiprunner income(LC)

From my experience the chiprunners dont generally make much money. When we used to have them at my place all the chip runners couldnt wait to move on to other positions since they only made about $8...
Forum: Brick and Mortar 11-08-2007, 08:05 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 38
Posted By dbldwnblue
Re: An “Only in LA” Story - The Dealer Stall and the $1 pot!

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Why is the LA County Sheriff so powerful in all of this? I thought casinos were state-regulated.

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Rick,

Thats a fantastic question.
Forum: Brick and Mortar 11-07-2007, 03:05 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 26
Posted By dbldwnblue
Re: Dealing as a part-time job in retirement?

I know that some of the indian casinos here in CA will train their dealers if they are employees already. I worked for a short time at an indian casino in east county San Diego and if I could have...
Forum: Brick and Mortar 11-07-2007, 03:02 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 19
Posted By dbldwnblue
Re: LA here I come!!!

honestly that can be said for just about all the casinos. The area of Gardena where Normandie and Hustler is are not the best (hustler is in a better area but not by much). Hollywood Park is in...
Forum: Brick and Mortar 11-06-2007, 05:06 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 26
Posted By dbldwnblue
Re: Dealing as a part-time job in retirement?

You can also check around in your local area for companies that do casino parties. Its a lot more relaxed then in a real casino. If you live in LA, pm me and I can give you a name and number or two....
Forum: Brick and Mortar 11-05-2007, 03:10 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 23
Posted By dbldwnblue
Re: Another IWTSYH; dealer resurrects mucked hand

and actually if the supposed winner of the hand asks to see a hand then the hand is to remain live. If the winner asks and your hand (which may have been misread by you) beats their hand then you are...
Forum: Brick and Mortar 11-05-2007, 03:04 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 24
Posted By dbldwnblue
Re: The Straddle

I know that the place I work allows only one straddle. Everything else is just a blind raise.
Forum: Brick and Mortar 11-01-2007, 05:22 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 17
Posted By dbldwnblue
Re: 1/2 game in LA

exactly that...I just couldnt remember if it was the largest in the west or in the entire US.
Forum: Brick and Mortar 10-29-2007, 02:12 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 17
Posted By dbldwnblue
Re: 1/2 game in LA

for the most part the 1/2 NL ($40 or $50 buy in) usually is capped at $100 (save the Normandie which Dennisa pointed out is capped at $80)... at least thats my experience.

The higher buyins and...
Forum: Brick and Mortar 10-28-2007, 10:51 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 19
Posted By dbldwnblue
Forum: Brick and Mortar 10-28-2007, 10:49 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 17
Posted By dbldwnblue
Re: 1/2 game in LA

I recommend either Hustler or Normandie in Gardena. Nice small clubs. Good people, decent players (including your normal group of donks) and close too. If you are looking for bigger games or a bigger...
Forum: Brick and Mortar 10-28-2007, 10:41 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 20
Posted By dbldwnblue
Re: What to do when a player goes south?

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I dont't say anything in a limit game, until the persons tries to get all in.

Happened to me one time. Ex pro football players wins about $12,000 in a...
Forum: Brick and Mortar 10-28-2007, 10:27 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 20
Posted By dbldwnblue
Re: An incident with a dealer...

There was a dealer at the casino I work at that would take an extra dollar or two for the drop and throw it in his tray while making change for the rake.

They went back about a week and watched...
Forum: Brick and Mortar 10-26-2007, 10:21 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 23
Posted By dbldwnblue
Re: Live in Mass? Hoping that you will get casinos soon? This might ch

I know the state of Washington has casinos and its illegal to gamble online.
Forum: Brick and Mortar 10-26-2007, 10:18 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 22
Posted By dbldwnblue
Re: no, thanks to the wpt and the dumbing down of america

The Bike, Commerce and Hawaiian Gardens in LA all spread Crazy Pineapple.
Forum: Brick and Mortar 10-26-2007, 10:16 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 20
Posted By dbldwnblue
Re: Button must get a hand?

Here in LA (at least what I have come across) where is there is the ever advancing button. The Button moves to the BB who posts a SB and the next two post BBs. (unless you go to the cardroom I work...
Forum: Brick and Mortar 10-26-2007, 10:04 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 19
Posted By dbldwnblue
Re: Thoughts on Spread Limit Poker??

so is SL like limit in that it is capped at four full bets? Ive never played or even come across SL here in LA yet but I am going to be moving to either Portland, OR or Seattle, WA early next year...
Forum: Brick and Mortar 10-26-2007, 09:29 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 46
Posted By dbldwnblue
Re: Its good to be a casino owner

Agreed. I spent some time at the casinos in Sydney, Surfer's Paradise and Melbourne back in 98 and 99 and a fair share of the patrons are asian. Also a good many of the people playing (and working)...
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