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Legislating culture

Two news items about legislation caught my eye this week and demonstrate an important difference between how Americans and Spaniards deal with cultural diversity. No more death in the afternoon On Wednesday the Catalan parliament voted 68 to 55 to ban bullfighting throughout the Catalan autonomous community. It is the second autonomous community to do […]

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Catalunya Poker

Poker Tournaments in Catalunya

Yes, it’s true! We have poker tournaments, sit-and-goes, satellites, even a heads up championship. What are you waiting for? “All-in” is the same in any language. Note: Some tourneys are scheduled for Fall 2009 and their websites have not yet been updated. Info is available on the Casino Barcelona website under “Tournaments.” The site also […]

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FARGO 2007

Another lovely FARGO has come and gone. By now my most faithful readers, most of whom attended FARGO this year (hi Rick! hi Dave! EDIT: also hi David K!) already know that I busted from the NLHE tourney in style, with AA versus my opponent’s KK in round two. After this unremarkable hour and twenty […]