The Miss USA contest began as a beauty contest and ended up as a mud bath. The theatrics started when celebrity blogger Perez Hilton, who was a pageant judge, asked Miss California, Carrie Prejean, if she supported marriage equality.
When I was a teenager, one of our fads was to use a beer tap handle on our car’s gearshift lever. Mine said “Schlitz.”
A common mistake made by amateurs is the way they play overcards after the flop when the flop misses completely. Overcards are hole cards that are of higher rank than any card on the board.
The News-Press was fortunate enough to be granted an audience with this year’s King and Queen for the City of Falls Church’s 27th Annual Memorial Day Parade. In this Q&A with King and Queen Peter Davis and Olivia Scott, we delve into the royal recesses of their minds to see […]
Kirov Opera performs “The Queen of Spades” (Dec. 6-14) and “Otello” (Dec. 9-16), The Kennedy Center Opera House.
The one hand that beginning and intermediate players misplay more often than others is K-Q. The hand looks powerful — one that would seemingly rank up there with starters like A-K and A-Q — but it isn’t in the same league as those premium cards.
Ask professional poker players which hole cards cause them the most difficulty and I would bet that more than half would say ace-queen. A-Q is a powerful starter, but the problem with it is that it matches up poorly against other premium hands.
Falls Church News-Press from catching up with this year’s king and queen, Will Stewart and Margaret Lipman, to find out more about the Memorial Day monarchs.
Busy Week The week of April 30 was a busy one for the General Assembly. After three years and $104.5 million, it was time to see the renovated Capitol building.
Most No Limit Hold’em tournaments have a small blind and big blind as well as an ante. When the blinds reach 400-800, an additional 100 ante is contributed by each player. This forces the action a bit, making it difficult for a conservative player to stay afloat while waiting for […]