General Ramblings

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Meeting in the Middle

I try to steer clear of non-gaming related politics on this blog mostly because I hate when people dabble in topics they are ill prepared to discuss intelligently. I remember after 9-11, many of the technology [...]

What Twitter is Really Like

Hard to argue with. [...]

Bill’s Poker Blog Now Has a Facebook Page

I don’t really know why but I never got around to creating a Facebook Fan Page for Bill’s Poker Blog. Most people just came to my personal Facebook page and liked me there. But I’m always [...]

Poker Job Search Updated!

Just a quick note to let people know that we’ve upgraded Poker Job Search so that employers can post their own jobs and job seekers can upload their resumes and make themselves available to be searched [...]

The Most Overused Woman in Marketing?

I know this isn’t exactly only poker related but the inspiration for this post hit me in a poker room where they had some sort of promotion going on. I advertisement used a stock photo of [...]

Stingrays in Grand Cayman and Skydiving in Cali

Some more non-poker related videos. Here’s a video shot in Grand Cayman of a stingray feeding dive we did. The funny part is that for all of the danger people think is involved with diving with [...]

Shark Diving

Last night I did an interview for the Poker Affiliate Listings radio/podcast show and Jeremy mentioned my list of travels. Well, coincidentally I’ve been going through a bunch of old videos and such and ran across [...]

Changes Afoot At Bill’s Poker Blog

If you’ve stopped by Bill’s Poker Blog over the last couple of days you’ll notice that I’ve updated the design a bit. It’s still a work in progress that will probably last awhile but I’m rolling [...]

Calvin Ayre in Bangkok

Classic Calvin – Bangkok Delicacies Video Video by Gaming & Poker news – CalvinAyre.com I thought this was entertaining. Calvin and his friend hit up Patpong and eat bugs. When people ask me why I like [...]

Going Semi-Dark

I just wanted to give everyone a heads-up that I’ll be going semi-dark soon. Tomorrow I have people picking up my computer to ship back to the US which means I’ll be iPhone and iPad based [...]

A Couple of Big Announcements

When I came to Thailand a little over two years ago one of the biggest motivating factors in that decision was that I really didn’t see much going on in the industry that seemed especially meaningful [...]

The Hangover II and Reality

Okay, I’ve already started receiving emails from friends wanting to know how accurate The Hangover II is to real life in Bangkok. First off, let me say that it’s about as accurate as The Hangover was [...]

Installing GeoIP And Geo Target Your Affiliate Ads

I just wanted to do a quick one for affiliates out there that might be looking at how to geo target their affiliate ads now that US players can’t play on many of the sites they [...]

Happy Songkran

If people had been wondering where I was all last week, I was up in Phetchabun for the Songkran festival. Songkran is a religious holiday but over the years it has sort of developed into a [...]