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Forum: Business, Finance, and Investing 11-30-2007, 01:45 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 63
Posted By jively
Re: Moral Hazard problem in a small business

Can you change the compensation system for the dispatchers so they profit from the company's profit? Make sure that they get paid more to give the more profitable business to you and not to the OOs....
Forum: Brick and Mortar 11-12-2007, 03:44 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 16
Posted By jively
Re: Another Ruling Question

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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.

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Oddly...
Forum: Brick and Mortar 11-09-2007, 04:45 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 14
Posted By jively
Re: TR Day 2A 1/2NL MGM, TI tourney - LONG

Nice report, pls keep coming.

-Tom
Forum: Brick and Mortar 11-09-2007, 12:26 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 4
Posted By jively
Re: Finding Chips On The Floor

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Let's say I'm playing poker in a casino, and I pull back my chair to readjust and notice a $100 chip lying on the floor a little bit under the table. This denomination of chip is much...
Forum: Brick and Mortar 11-09-2007, 12:18 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 6
Posted By jively
Re: 5/10 vs 3/6 LHE

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I've never seen $5/10 live. Used to drive me crazy playing with so many $1 chips, but I've come to accept the perspective of the casinos. If you have any reasonable bankroll, there's no...
Forum: Business, Finance, and Investing 11-08-2007, 03:20 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 11
Posted By jively
Re: Best Index Investment Strategy?

I'm bumping this thread, stickied in the FAQ, so that it survives the forum upgrade.

-Tom
Forum: Business, Finance, and Investing 11-08-2007, 03:18 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 23
Posted By jively
Re: paging jively....

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I am setting up my ESOP contributions for the upcoming year. As I'm getting enrolled for the first time in this, I need to select my funds. I'm concerned with the lack of Small cap and...
Forum: Brick and Mortar 11-07-2007, 08:13 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 7
Posted By jively
Re: LA here I come!!!

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I am also heading for LA Nov 16-21. It's for work but I should have some free days the later part of the trip. I am new to casino play and am interested in the lower limit/NL games. What...
Forum: Brick and Mortar 11-03-2007, 11:18 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 6
Posted By jively
Re: I propose a new poker rule

One big blind to charity FTW. Who gets to pick the charity? Is it still tax deductible?

-Tom
Forum: Brick and Mortar 11-02-2007, 01:52 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 10
Posted By jively
Re: Wynn trip report, 10/26-10/27

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2-4 guys were sitting at a table but didn't want to start short, and they were sitting there for hours.

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This is amazing to me that someone could sit there...
Forum: Brick and Mortar 11-02-2007, 11:36 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 10
Posted By jively
Wynn trip report, 10/26-10/27

I went to Vegas for a conference 10/28-10/31, and was able to spend 2 nights at the Wynn before to play some poker. I got the poker room rate ($199 per night) by playing about 12 hours there. The...
Forum: Brick and Mortar 10-21-2007, 10:36 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 14
Posted By jively
Re: Best place to live/play for a year?

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First off, i want to play somewhere tax free, so USA is automatically off.

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If you are a US citizen, your income is still taxable no matter where in the world you are earning...
Forum: Brick and Mortar 10-11-2007, 12:23 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 8
Posted By jively
Re: A floor call and table stakes

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also, i thought only $100 bills played. throw that rule out the window too?

edit: i guess it wasn't specified in the post and he could've taken out $20 in chips from his pocket and...
Forum: Brick and Mortar 10-11-2007, 12:07 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 6
Posted By jively
Re: First B&M Visit -- Advice?

This page (http://poker.wikia.com/wiki/Turning_Stone) shows the limits they have there and the rake.

-Tom
Forum: Business, Finance, and Investing 10-11-2007, 11:37 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 5
Posted By jively
Re: Tax Managed Funds vs Regular Ones

The allocations are not that different between regular and tax managed. The tax managed does not use REIT fund, so it slightly increases the allocation to the 4 US funds. Other than that, the asset...
Forum: Business, Finance, and Investing 10-11-2007, 11:23 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 5
Posted By jively
Re: concerned about FDIC insurance limit?

They are not FDIC insured, but they are SIPC insured (http://www.sipc.org/).

-Tom
Forum: Business, Finance, and Investing 10-10-2007, 01:24 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 27
Posted By jively
Re: advice for first time home buyer?

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Do you feel my reasons are bad? I dont like apartment life. Renting a house would be just as expensive as buying. I have long term plans where I currently live.

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Buy the...
Forum: Brick and Mortar 10-09-2007, 07:59 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 10
Posted By jively
Re: Las Vegas Shows.. Anything worth going to???

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[...]What do you all in Vegas think of Blue Man?

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Blue Man Group was great. I really loved it.

Granted, I'm a big fan of modal music and percussion, and that was a big...
Forum: Brick and Mortar 10-09-2007, 07:54 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 14
Posted By jively
Why don\'t cardrooms spread NL smaller than $1/2?

Dynasty said here (http://forumserver.twoplustwo.com/showflat.php?Cat=0&Number=9233831&page=0&fpart=1&vc=1) that 1/2NL plays a little smaller than 10/20 limit. Yet rooms spread 2/4 limit and 3/6...
Forum: Brick and Mortar 10-09-2007, 07:48 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 6
Posted By jively
Re: Poker Rates in Casinos...What\'s a standard line?

I think you should call the poker room directly, and book the room through them.

Rates and poker room phone numbers here (http://www.allvegaspoker.com/poker_rates.php).

-Tom
Forum: Business, Finance, and Investing 10-09-2007, 05:26 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 11
Posted By jively
Re: Taxes and Investing

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Withdrawing money to a bank account doesn't have any effect on taxes. Neither does taking cash and using it as a bankroll in Vegas. Taxes are determined by the net amount you win if a...
Forum: Business, Finance, and Investing 10-09-2007, 05:11 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 27
Posted By jively
Re: advice for first time home buyer?

I agree with the later posters: you do not have to pay off the student loan. As long as your payments are on time, it should not negatively effect your credit.

I would suggest you keep saving...
Forum: Small Stakes Limit 10-08-2007, 07:58 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 22
Posted By jively
Re: Reasonable hourly rate?

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What is a reasonable average hourly rate at 3/6 Limit Hold'em? The game would rotate between 4 and 9 players, mostly bad. The player whose rate we are determining, would be the best...
Forum: Business, Finance, and Investing 10-08-2007, 04:57 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 8
Posted By jively
Re: How safe is the stock market?

All 4 of those ETFs are the same asset class: US Large stocks. Buying all 4 of those is unnecessary overlap. VTI is the best one for US Large stocks.

If you are going to use more than 1 fund, you...
Forum: Business, Finance, and Investing 10-08-2007, 04:49 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 5
Posted By jively
Re: Setting up companies for tax benefits

If you are just an investor, you should have no liability problems.

A CPA/attorney will know better, but I don't think you will be able to save any money owning this with a corporation. It may...
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