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Pai Gow and The slot hoki Human Response

When I next looked at my watch, it was nearing 2am. I think. The WPBT Holiday Classic was slated to begin in eleven hours. The meet and greet session with slot hoki the pros was supposed to begin in eight hours. I realized I was fabulously ill-equipped to play poker at any level.
Well, almost any level.
I’d been playing poker for fourteen straight hours. I’d been drinking for almost that entire time. All of my old friends and new friends had arrived. And somehow I’d bled away a rack of chips.
I made a decision that seemed to be the best possible.
It was time for some Pai Gow.
I have an Otisian Axiom that goes a little something like this: When you’re too drunk to play cards, play Pai Gow.
So, I stood, rounded up the Missouri boys, and headed for the Pai Gow tables.
A few years ago, the Missouri boys and I found heaven in the form of $5 Pai Gow at the Barbary Coast. We’d sit for hours, playing five bucks a hand, pushing nearly every hand, drinking free drinks, and watching the hot girls walk into Drai’s for the late night dancing.
Since then, once we hit that point at which movement is ill-advised, we sit at a Pai gow table until bedtime.
And so we sat, screaming “Pai Gow!” at the top of our lungs when the dealer turned up her ten-high Pai Gows. Several bloggers walked by and I found myself outed as an occasional -EV player.
I’d like to write more about the experience, but, as often happens on my first night in Vegas, I was quickly becoming ill-equipped to play any kind of cards.
Even Pai Gow.
By 5am, I had dropped about $100 (unthinkable at Pai Gow) with $25 …