On Black Friday, The Justice Department killed a $2.5 billion industry.
A Friend of Unfair Park directs our attention to today's Groupon Daily Deal for Dallas: half-off tickets to Pamela Anderson's Super Bash 2011 at the Fashion Industry Gallery on Ross Ave., which takes place Friday night from 9 till 3 in the morning and will feature among the special guests none ot ... More >>
While I await word from the City Attorney's Office about a legal matter, baby, let me direct your attention to the registration page for the 2010 National SCRABBLE® Championship -- only because it closes today, and only because this year's wingding takes place at the Hotel InterContinental Dalla ... More >>
Fine -- so that's overselling it by just a bit. Nonetheless, great filmmakers zoom in on the little details -- beads of sweat, shifty eyes, restless hands and, now, bouncing feet. Over the weekend, whilst waiting for Plano boy Josh Evans to bust out of the 2007 World Series of Poker, which has nearl ... More >>
Pokerati.com This is our friend Shane. He got into the WSOP after winning La Riata. The guy's adorable, isn't he? If you need to find me tomorrow around, oh, 3 p.m., I'll be here: playing poker at the La Riata Gala & Texas Hold 'Em Poker Tournament at Union Station. The thing ain't cheap, but, of c ... More >>
Wishful thinking of wish fulfillment? The Sporting News is reporting this morning that Jason Terry's going to stay in Dallas next season. Looks like the NBA Finals ain't going past Thursday night's Game 4 in Miami; least, that's what it says in damned near every paper Unfair Park's been perusing thi ... More >>
I love to watch former SMU Mustang-turned-World Series of Poker runner-upper and Observer cover-story subject David Williams play cards. What I don't like watching him do is dine out on porn star Janet Mason's tuchus. If that's him, of course. Maybe that's David as "20-year-old Tony" in this video ( ... More >>
Dan Michalski/Pokerati.com In the "Really, That Did Not Happen" Department, Observer art director Mike Simmons stares down 2004 WSOP champ Greg Raymer. If you happen to see 2004 World Series of Poker main event champ Greg "Fossilman" Raymer around town this week, you'll probably be tempted to ask ... More >>
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