Just Jimi

Odds and balance

When the lottery commercial said ‘It could be you !’, all I heard was, ‘it will be me !’. This was in 1994 when the National lottery was the new dream in London. I would religiously buy my ticket(s) and station myself in front of the TV at five minutes to eight every Saturday evening.  I didn’t want to miss any second of them calling out my numbers, I wanted the full experience. We created syndicates, allocated money in advance if a holiday was due and dreamt about winning all the time. READ MORE

My little black book

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Poker used to have many colourful characters. This was before the Internet boom when the game didn’t really appeal to the geeky extremely smart young people who dominate the game today. One of such characters was a man who was believed to be a card game hustler in Leeds. His speciality was a card game called Kalooki READ MORE

Hospitality and sweet memories

We often read amazing stories about how someone gave up smoking after reading a book or how someone went from being a fat slob to becoming Mr Universe after attending a seminar. I am not one of those people. READ MORE

Journey with a smile

In poker, there is a term referred to as tilt. A good wise friend once defined ’tilt’ as trying to win money faster than the game allows you to. It often happens when a player is losing money and getting emotional. I guess the equivalent in a relationship would be getting dumped and then rushing into every opportunity for a new relationship searching for happiness. READ MORE

The risk factor

My first experience in a Casino was 23 years ago. My good friend took me there because he had discovered a ‘system’ on how to beat the roulette wheel. I was a student and had saved up enough money to buy a car, a BMW (my dream car). I didn’t have enough money to pay for the insurance and he had a ‘foolproof’ system that would make me my insurance money. READ MORE

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