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The Lodge at Telico Plains, TN

This weekend the boys of the Thornhill MC (“Bad to the Bone when our wives let us be”) went on a little road trip on our bikes and had a great time. I want ed to make sure we mentioned The Lodge at Telico. In Telico Plains, TN (which is at the end of the …

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Atlantis Resort, Bahamas Review Pt.2

The Atlantis Resort on Paradise Island, Bahamas is a good getaway and we had fun despite the steep prices and hidden charges, but there were a few negatives.

Atlantis S-Greed-1

The Atlantis Resort on Paradise Island, Bahamas is one of the most beautiful themed resorts I have ever seen. I won’t ever go back. While the resort offers all you can imagine, the prices, hidden charges and underlying greed of the resort makes it almost painful to enjoy yourself. After 4 days, everyone in our …

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Poker in Aruba Pt.3

Be mindful of collusion. In 2007, the Radisson left a bad taste in my mouth. There’s No Sleeping in Poker. Poker Tables at the Holiday Inn are jammed into a relatively small room. Tables at the Holiday Inn are jammed into a relatively small room. Poor room design, jammed tables, and the Aruban “whatever” business attitude toward all this make for a disruptive game.

Poker in Aruba Pt.2

First is the Bad Beat Jackpot, Eccentricities of Aruban Poker, Star Wars Cantina, Rake, you can straddle for ANY amount , limpers, don’t be subtle. The Bad Beat Loser gets 50%, the winner gets 25% and the remaining 25% is split up amongst ALL the PLAYERS in the entire room. Combine all those personalities and I expected a Wookie to sit down next to me in the 8 seat at any minute.

Pass on Puerto Rico

Blue Water, White Sand… Not so Much The ocean is not crystal blue. More of a sandy, murky green. The Isla Verda area is protected by a reef so the big waves aren’t hammering the beach as they do in the Old San Juan area, but there are some strong curls. It’s not the transparent …

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Puerto Rico Part 1

I was researching vacation locations and there was very minimal information about certain specifics regarding Puerto Rico, poker there, and the InterContinental Resort & Casino. I will  segment it so you can read only the parts that may interest you. There was a lot to cover so this may be in several parts.

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