All Posts By David K Lappin

Espen Jørstad Wins the WSOP 2022 Main Event

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Norwegian granite Staring down at a Jack and a Four for the second time during the heads-up contest, a visibly rattled Adrian Attenborough wanted to make the call. A high-level-thinking, combination-counting savant, he knew it would be, in all likelihood, a bad call. He knew that to do so would be leaving the game tree ...

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The Lighthouse – A Nautical Lesson in Humility

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Sometimes even the mightiest must move There is a famous story, often co-opted by speech writers, which describes an encounter between a large naval ship and what appears to be another vessel on a collision course. It usually goes something like this: Released by the Chief of Naval Operations, the following is a transcript of the ...

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WSOP Roundup: The World Series of Positive Results

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Hashtag positivity Covid-19 may not be front-page news anymore but the extremely contagious virus that ground the planet to a halt for almost two years has not gone anywhere. With the BA-4 and BA-5 variants, both sub-lineages of the highly transmissible Omicron, likely to become the dominant strains in the coming months, a summer surge ...

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I Spy With My Little Eye: Hustler Casino Bans Skillsrocks After Repeated Rubbernecking on Livestream

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Rubbernecking live On Wednesday night, on the Hustler Casino Live poker stream, a player going by the name ‘Skillsrocks’ rubber-necked his way to an $11,430 profit. Time and time again, he appeared to look at his opponent’s poorly protected hole cards, following those sneaky-peeks up with some perfectly timed bluffs.  The chat was quick to spot ...

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