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Think you’ve seen a stiff poker face? Think again! We’re proud (and puzzled) to announce the arrival of “Pokertox,” a special kind of Botox aimed at helping gamblers retain that elusive expression of, well, no expression at all.
Poker faces have long been a trademark of the game’s highest rollers, proclaimed creator Jack Berdy, a Read More
Dealbreaker’s Bess Levin, twisted genius of the financial blogosphere, sat down to play heads-up poker with Greenlight Capital’s David Einhorn in what is probably the most adventurous stopover on Mr. Einhorn’s promotional tour for the latest edition of his Fooling Some of the People All of the Time.
The result is an incredible Read More
Everyone already knew that the hedge fund manager Bill Ackman lives dangerously. Recall, for example, his tangos with Wendy’s, Spitzer, MBIA, Target, and also, when he tried to sell his 19th-floor, 11-room, four-bedroom, two-terrace Majestic co-op, his mother-in-law.
But two stories this week about Mr. Ackman have cemented his reputation. On Wednesday, my Read More
The story you are about to hear is true. Only the names have been changed to protect a couple guys who work in magazines.
Billy left his office to meet Steve around 9:30 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 2. The two friends had traded e-mails: Steve was going to this new underground poker club, City Read More
The illegal poker scene in New York just got a little more dangerous.
Last night, an underground poker club at 328 East 61st Street was robbed at gunpoint by two men, according to City Councilwoman Jessica Lappin’s office. The men stole approximately $50,000 from the establishment and the patrons.
According to sources, Read More