Tuesday, September 23, 2008
24-year-old Denmark's Jesper Hougaard made poker history by taking down the first event (£1500 buy-in No Limit Texas Hold 'Em) at this year's Betfair World Series of Poker Europe event The bracelet is his second this year and makes him the first person bald player to win one at both the WSOP in Vegas and WSOPE.
Sunday, September 14, 2008
I don't stay in hotels very often but when I do I look forward to a decent cooked English breakfast. However, if you are planning on a stay at the Innkeepers Lodge Chester then don't expect a decent breakfast because the hotel is running an excellent scam.
They advertise a free breakfast but all they provide is a couple of cereals, white bread a few coissants (cold), fruit juice and coffeee.
They do officially call it a continental breakfast but living on the continent I know full well that little bits of cheese in plastic packets with sliced white bread does not constitute a proper continental breakfast.
Shame on you Innkeepers Lodge and the one rude member of staff who said "take it or leave it" when I questioned the ridiculousness of their offering.
Check out the pictures. One is a picture of a proper English breakfast (which obviously you won't be getting) and the other a proper continental breakfast very much unlike the rubbish served at this chain Chester hotel/lodge.
End of rant and just a warning so you won't be disappointed like I was.
Tuesday, September 09, 2008
Trainer Paul Nicholls is still "incredibly fat" after his summer break according to Cheltenham Gold Cup winner Denman.
The Champion trainer winner returned to work between 7st or 8st above his ideal fighting weight.
And Denman says the trainer they call 'The Tank' is having a tough time shedding the excess pounds.
He told The Racing Post: "Nicholls has always been a hard man to get fit, but this year it's worse than ever.
"The problem started when he had a month off after the Gold Cup, and then he got very fat over the summer. Despite being back in work six weeks, he's still incredibly fat.
"We've got plenty of time before his reappearance on the Morning Line but, to be honest, he wouldn't be ready to be seen in public before then."
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