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Guest Column: Nick the Cabbie – “Another Taxi Moment”

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Posted December 10th, 2008 by Nick the Cabbie - 2 comments

There’s some guy waving frantically at all the cabs driving in front of the Gold Coast. It must be some sort of emergency. Despite the urgency of his flailing, I’m almost past him by the time I notice and I have no doubt that one of the other cabs will pick him up before I can turn around. The light takes forever and when he comes back into view I start to think that maybe there is some reason that none of the other drivers want to pick him up. I raise my heightened alert status even further when he does some kind of crazy taxi victory dance

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Guest Column: Nick the Ex-Cabbie – “Las Vegas VIP Poker Party: The Artisan Hotel Aftermath”

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Posted August 18th, 2008 by Nick the Cabbie - 1 comment

The story of the actual party is for anyone brave enough to tell it. This came later:

It’s probably about four in the morning and I’m sitting at the bar in The Artisan Hotel off the Strip in Las Vegas with a self-proclaimed stripper and some guy that I just met a few hours ago. The girl says, “Seriously, my tits are fake. Look – you can see the scars.” She pulls herself almost completely out of her top to show me. The guy is on a mission to acquire some girl for what’s left of the night and the girl that I’m talking to doesn’t seem to be his flavor.

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World Series of Poker – A Special Las Vegas VIP Party

Casinos and Gambling, Hotels, Las Vegas, Las Vegas Entertainment, Nevada, Nightlife, Sin City
Posted July 3rd, 2008 by Christopher - 1 comment

Artisan King SuiteThe World Series of Poker’s Main Event – the $10,000 buy-in No Limit Texas Hold’em Tournament that bears the title of World Champion – kicks off today with the first of four “Day One’s.” There are so many players in this monster of a tournament nowadays that they simply can not hope to fit them all into one space on the same day so they just break it down into multiple first days.

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