Strange But True Online Poker Tales

Worst Guess Ever: Here is a working example for self-keep an eye on on the on-line poker tables if ever we heard one. In December ’05, one Carl Valentine agreed to what, at the floor, gave the impression a modest sufficient problem, introduced via a wealthy person friend of his. The problem used to be this: that via April 18, ’06 he, Valentine, ship 2 million distinctive guests to a website online they perversely named savemyfinger.com.
If a success, Valentine will qualify to play in a heads up on-line poker event towards stated millionaire with 1 million greenbacks at stake. If Valentine wins the tourney, he ratings one million smackers. If he loses, he loses not anything. To this point, so just right.

But when Valentine fails to generate 2 million distinctive hits on his website, he’s going to nonetheless face off towards his formative years friend in a heads up on-line poker fit, however this time he’s going to be enjoying for his proper index finger. If he wins, he will get to stay all his digits. If he loses, it is off together with his finger – and Valentine vies for the name of Global’s Dumbest Amputee.

On-line poker site Poker Heaven has supposedly agreed to host the ludicrous fit (regardless of the stakes).

And the Child’s Identify is Chip: They met at a web-based poker desk. The sport used to be Omaha, $30 stakes, the web site – Birthday celebration Poker. He suffered a nasty beat and were given into a controversy with a fellow participant over it the use of the Chat function. She defended him. They become pals from there – actually: the use of the Good friend Record function, Jackie Johnson and Gary Suffir started, from that second on, a torrid lengthy distance love affair that culminated in Jackie leaving Las Vegas and heading to New York to transport in with Gary. Now they are getting hitched.

The primary recognized wedding ceremony of a pair who met at the same time as enjoying on-line poker will happen in March 2006. Previous to the rite, family and friends of the bride and groom will take part in an internet poker event. Poker (and extra in particular, on-line poker) would be the topic of the marriage, with a poker-themed wedding ceremony cake and floral presentations. The newlywed couple will then revel in their honeymoon at the Birthday celebration Poker Million V Cruise to the Caribbean.

“However What Do I Win?”: They will allow you to promote anything else on eBay this present day. An internet poker aficionado and (so much strangely in all probability) eBay Energy Supplier who is going via the nickname “The_Sellution” and touts a favorable comments score of ninety nine.ninety seven% (of one,533 transactions) has published what may well be thought to be probably the most inane public sale list eBay’s ever noticed (even though there are admittedly a large number of contenders for that name).

Connor Gleason (as he is recognized to his friends and family) misplaced approximately $five,000 enjoying Blackjack at on-line poker site and on line casino Birthday celebration Poker. Now he is asking eBay bidders to lend a hand him out of the opening he dug himself into. His starting bid used to be $999.ninety nine. While the bidding duration ended, it closed and not using a bidders. (Shocker!)

However there is extra to this tale, and this public sale, than meets the attention. In a sneaky little bit of wordplay, Gleason is cautious to not identify the web poker site the place he misplaced his bankroll – best that, “it is no Birthday party” (from which we deduce, expectantly as it should be, that it is Birthday party Poker). By way of the similar token, he gives his public sale as a “Golden promoting possibility for a top quality on-line on line casino”.

For somebody who is aware of of on-line on line casino Golden Palace’s popularity for outrageous and costly exposure stunts together with spending hundreds of greenbacks to win eBay auctions for outlandish pieces, this plea for assist in go back for not anything however…what – a heat fuzzy feeling inside of? – seems to be a transparent and glaring message to Golden Palace and Golden Palace on my own. No less than they are going to know the way to get a few press out in their “funding”.