freedom to play online

    Freedon To Play on Line: On March 5th, the House Judiciary subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security and Investigations is holding a hearing on H.R. 707, the so-called Restore America’s Wire Act bill. As you know, this bill would ban states from authorizing online poker and other online… Continue reading


GAME TIME: Idea International playing cards, $15, Leather backgammon set, $3,000, Janus et Cie. Scorecard pad, $8, Bob’s Your Uncle. Fisher “Bullet” space pen, $24, Abodeon. “Cantwell” decanter, $495, Ralph Lauren Home. “Transatlantique” small bowl, $540, Christofle. Agate coaster, $15, Acquire. “Scottish” double old-fashioned goblet, $105, Christofle. “Rowan” domino… Continue reading

Quantum Magic

Quantum Magic… For the first time, a computer has created its own magic tricks capable of fooling a human audience… Using AI [artificial intelligence] to create magic tricks is a great way to demonstrate the possibilities of computer intelligence. Full Article: What is Quantum computing? Quantum computers combine quantum… Continue reading

Canasta “Basket Rummy”

Canasta “Basket Rummy”  A complimentary 15 page booklet 1949{?} in how to play Canasta from Lembermens  Mutual casualty Co.   Each player/team keeps separate melds of the various ranks of cards. A player may never play to an opponent’s meld. A legal meld consists of at least three cards of the same… Continue reading


A CLASSIC POKER SCENE… Trinity, Bambino, and two cowboys play a card game with a professional card sharp named Wild Card Hendriks. Thanks to his cardsharping skills, Trinity deals everybody a potentially winning hand….. Continue reading