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The game was five-card stud. One card dealt face down, then four more, one at a time, face up. Betting between each deal of the cards. Military Pay Currency (MPC), not real money from home Read More
A story of endless retaliation. After his Afghan family is blown to pieces in a U.S. bombing campaign, Farooq and his Uncle Vetro set out for revenge. Jihad. Read More
A tornado is approaching Dockside. Following her mother's instruction she evacuates with the Calloways. Upon returning to town she fears she has lost her entire family. Read More
A late night poker game to fill the night ends with a moment of poker clarity! Read More
Poker is a game, but it can reveal things about the player. Does it? Read this and find out. Read More

Poem / Humor

July 31, 2018

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Comments: 2

Shelves: 1

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Beware that dog! Read More

Tags: dogs, poker

If you only had a limited time on earth, what would you do? Our protagonist lives in Could #9 and wishes to travel to Earth. He enters a poker tournament to win enough money to travel to earth. And of course he has a bucket list. Read More
A poker game between four men devolves into an odd and absurd farce. Read More
A scavenger is walking toward the garbage bin as he smells the rotten meat and is so curious to find out what is inside it. He takes a black plastic bag and to his surprise there are some parts of a human’s mutilated body; legs, arms and a male genital.… Read More
A very short story about a quick "Game of Skill" as it is sometimes called. Read More
This game, which is a simple game of cards but stresses more on the betting techniques, has several theories regarding its origin. As poker has grown in popularity, there have been several key changes to the game, most notably the shift from cash games to tournaments... Check out www.pokabunga.com for… Read More
After surviving a sexual assault by her Uncle, A young Poker playing prodigy is forced to win a Major Poker tournament by her Attacker, in order to save her gambling Addicted Father. Read More
This happened upon me while I was working on another piece. Read More

Reads: 467

Comments: 1

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This is the first script to the first issue of the comic I' writing "Dead Man's Hand" based on my short story of the same title. This is far from perfect but it is a start. The numbers represent what is happening inside a panel. Every # is a different… Read More
Harry is arrogant, but everybody deserves life, do they? Read More

Reads: 5750

Comments: 16

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Robert Ballentine's hostile takeover of America in 2036 goes remarkably well until the so-called king decides to choose a teen queen. A king may beat a queen in poker, but Ballentine's top choice is wildly dangerous. She bluffs like a poker player, but she's actually playing chess. Read More
A story that borrows the premise, kind of, of casino royale. A blatant homage Read More

Tags: thriller, poker

If you listen, you can hear humanity whispering. Read More

Reads: 287

Comments: 4

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A time to bond and have fun. Read More
mary and john are a loving couple from the suburbs. or are they? Read More
If the title is any indication, this is a poem or about nothing. Or maybe something? I'm not sure, sometimes I have trouble deciphering my own crazy mind =P. Anyway, I thought I'd share it with you guys and I appreciate any feedback/advice you can give me! Enjoy! Read More
An attempt to answer the question: How much of poker success is attributable to luck and how much to skill? Read More

Book / Romance

June 21, 2010

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Comments: 7

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In the rugged Appalachian mountains in Southern West Virginia an ancient river twist and cuts its way thru the landscape. In the Early 1900's numerous "Coal" Towns pop up along its waters. The small town of Thurmond is born and the infamous hotel the "Dun Glenn" earns the reputation as… Read More

Reads: 666

Comments: 1

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Deborah Bulk is the best gambler around everyone knows her as 22 years old when really she's barely 18, With a crappy home life, a bizarre and sometimes mental twin sister, and her best friend being her motorcycle, she lives to play. When Deborah meets Caden Lyles, she finds out… Read More
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