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Poker News | The View from the Box

Poker is the last great frontier where anyone can step from the ordinary 9-5 time clock to a lifestyle of untold wealth and fame overnight with the freedom to travel the world and design their own dream. Poker dealers are a very big part of the game of poker and you're invited to a front row seat in The View from the Box.

The View from the BoxThe View from the Box – Disclosure agreements can kiss my…continued

I started spouting off about disclosure agreements in The View from the Box – Disclosure agreements can kiss my… and this is a continuation. I dealt some of the Andy Beal vs. the Corporation games. I blogged about some of those games, and...

The View from the BoxThe View from the Box – Disclosure agreements can kiss my…

Poker can strip your emotions down to the point where you become an unrecognizable animal if you let the game get to you, and turn you into a gloating idiot when you take down a pot that you probably shouldn't have played to begin with -- either...

The View from the BoxThe View from the Box – How tough can it be?

It was a real trip learning to deal the Montana games. I never did do any drugs, even in my early 20s when the rest of the world was burning their bras and standing in defiance of the Vietnam war...yes, I’m that old. But today I only feel about...

The View from the BoxThe View from the Box – The mechanics of dealing

After 25 years or so of sitting in the dealer’s box, I managed to fine tune my dexterity and mechanical skills down to one fluid motion; shuffling, cutting the deck, dealing the hand, making chip change, selling chips out of the rack, breaking...

The View from the BoxThe View from the Box – The best seat in the house

The poker table is a small part of society that comes together to try and beat the hell out of each other. Literally! Many times you could join a poker game and the only thing you hear is the swish of cards, shuffling chips, the loudspeaker...

The View from the BoxThe View from the Box - So ya wanna be a dealer

My first dealing job was at the Oxford in Missoula, Montana, and I started in a 5-card stud game. At the time, it was close to the only game in town that most people that were new at the game understood…you guessed it, because they could see...

The View from the BoxThe View from the Box: Dealer Job duties and reflections

Being a poker dealer really isn't any different than any other profession with one BIG exception; in every hand -- unless it's a chopped pot -- you are going to push one person's rent money chips to another player! That's one way to watch some...

The View from the BoxThe View from the BOX: Introduction

Poker is a world filled with people that interact with each other while playing a game of skill with a deck of cards, and it usually involves a wager. One of my favorite lines – yes, you can quote me on that – is “Poker is a game of people...

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