Want to hear some of the hints I would put in a future book – if I really wanted to write another book, which I don’t. Perhaps I would call it How to Grind Out a Million Dollar Video Poker Win by Working Hard for Twenty-Six Years. Read more… »
Archives for March, 2010
“Give your grocery budget a boost” - this slogan in the Albertsons circular caught my eye while I was looking over the weekly grocery store inserts that appear in our mailbox every Tuesday. Actually I had kind of been looking for this tax season promo since we had taken advantage of it last year. With your store “Preferred Card” you can buy a $250 Albertsons gift card and they will give you $20 free – or, for a better percentage, buy a $300 card and get $30 extra. Where else these days can you get a 10% no-risk return on an investment? Read more… »
I had forgotten to mention that if you happen to include a check in any correspondence to Skip’s wife, Marie, you would need to make it out to Marie Rabe. Skip Hughes was a pen name. His real name was Ron Rabe. Read more… »
I just heard about the death of Skip Hughes, a good friend – and certainly one of the leading pioneers in helping video poker become a popular gambling subject on the Internet. Read more… »
I know a lot of people who still feel that when I use the word “frugal” I mean cheap. Let me again give my definition of the word: getting good value for your money, at any level!
With that said, here’s an article from the Las Vegas Business Press about a new source for discounts in Chicago and Las Vegas, Read more… »
Brad just dropped daughter Angela at the airport, ending a wonderful and unusual visit. For the first time since she got married 16 years ago, she and I had a whole week together – without her husband or kids! Read more… »
Whenever you don’t get a mailed casino offer you think you should have received, the first step is to contact the players club, preferably in person, but otherwise by phone. Read more… »
For all of you who complained about various issues, I think you will be happy with this new blog format.
It is now much easier Read more… »
I want to answer a comment someone posted under my Feb. 20th post about “Frugal VP – the Book.” (To access reader comments and my “comments on the comments” you must click on the title of a particular entry. I wish there were a way you could access all the… Read more… »