Saturday, January 21, 2017

1st Annual TBC "Memorial" Meet Up Has Been Set for Wednesday, January 25

The Man ... The Myth ... The Legend ...
Tony Bigcharles

After much TBC Inner Circle haggling, posturing and fighting, a decision was finally reached to have the first ever international Tony Bigcharles meet up in Las Vegas this coming week. All friends and followers of Tony across the world -- and beyond -- are invited.

Actually, I had been kicking around this idea for about a year. Of course, the purpose, u see, is to have a FUN gathering for many of people who seem to live and breathe poker on social media sites like Twitter and/or who have at least a passing interest in the blog or gambling exploits of Tony Bigcharles. Come and meet or say hi to people you interact with or have read online. Have a drink or some food and come and go as you like.

1st Annual TBC "Memorial" Meet Up
Wednesday, January 25, 2017
6:30 p.m.
TGI Fridays -- 4570 W. Sahara Ave., Las Vegas 

Happy Hour will be extended for those coming and will include the following specials:

For those looking to mash some video poker, try your hand at dem Fridays GOOD machines. 

Some people tentatively set to be in attendance include:
  • Tony Bigcharles -- @sevencard2003
  • Alysia Chang -- @Onechiquita
  • Vince (Tony's sometime landlord)
  • serge -- @grrouchie
  • Dallas Leavitt -- @DallasLeavitt80
  • yours truly, lightning36 -- @lightning36
Sound like fun? Maybe not? Really -- what else would you be doing? Stop by and check it out!

If you are tentatively planning on coming, please leave a note in the comments section or pm me on Twitter.

We hope to see you there!

* special thanks to Dallas for helping with arrangements


Blogger Kat Martin said...

Is Tony gonna be there?

6:44 PM  
Blogger grrouchie said...

I be going sir.
Can I get silly drunk?
Can we use comps?

6:52 PM  
Blogger lightning36 said...

@grrouchie -- Drink too much, my friend, and you might find yourself the head of the Inner Circle once again. You have been warned.

@Kat -- Tony says he will be there. It means time away from gambling, however, so I'd say there are some odds at play here.

7:20 PM  
Blogger Koala said...

Sorry everyone, I can't make it until July. Hope you have a great time anyway.

9:36 PM  
Blogger Onechiquita100 said...

Can I bring cards against humanity?

9:37 PM  
Blogger Onechiquita100 said...

What about Flushhdraw and Chris Abramski and that Kevin guy? Also did you forget the Trooper?

9:39 PM  
Blogger Tony Bigcharles said...

Will retweet

10:45 PM  
Blogger lightning36 said...

@Koala - Found out about a family wedding, so hoping to go to Las Vegas starting July 17 or so.

@AC - Info is posted here with a referral from Twitter, so Chris and Flushh should see it. Kevin G is welcome to come. I am not friends with The Trooper. You should invite him if you want.

10:51 PM  
Blogger Kat Martin said...

If this actually becomes a memorial I'll be there, else I invite everyone to Bally's/Flamingo/Venetian afterwards for a *quiet* game of poker.

1:07 AM  
Blogger Rob said...

I hate to be a nitpicker, but wasn't the first TBC Memorial Meetup the tournament at the Riviera in 2012?

1:53 AM  
Blogger thundering36 said...

I might have to do my laundry then. Sorry.

2:02 AM  
Blogger Koala said...

July 17 would work for me. Gives me a chance to get over my jet lag from the week before.

3:06 AM  
Blogger lightning36 said...

Here is your nit to pick, Rob: this one is the first ANNUAL one. #nitpickers

6:55 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

I have probably played more times with Tony than the rest of you combined.
I have read the blog since 2008, which is when I started playing poker and when I first met Tony.
I feel I know many of you vicariously and will try to be there.

10:05 AM  
Blogger Iron Mike Sharpe said...

Can you turn it into a roast?

Also, go to a casino and film him as he points out if women are hookers or not. He seems to think 78% of all women are hookers so I want to see him in action.

10:29 AM  
Blogger Rob said...

@Lightning--Well, you better make sure you have one next year, then. Same bat time, same bat channel.

12:18 PM  
Blogger pokerluckbox said...

there had better be lots of photos an videos. wish I could be there.

12:29 PM  
Blogger Memphis MOJO said...

I hate to miss this, but I won't be attending. I insist on a great report complete with photos.

3:33 PM  
Blogger otograff said...

Where will it be, the In N Out or TGIF?
I know Tony from "Dem Good Ol Machines" at the Gold Strike as I work out there, and yes, I have met Vince!

7:31 AM  
Blogger lightning36 said...

Definitely at TGIF Wed at 6:30pm. You must have at least a few good stories to share!

7:38 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Wish I could have made it. Would have been nice to meet everyone and would loved to taken some of Tony's money at the poker table again. I just hope his roll holds up till march when I am in Vegas.


11:36 PM  
Blogger otograff said...

We had a great time and will try to meet up with everyone on the next get together, whether it be a roast,memorial or just plain good times.
Stacy & Miyuki

7:44 AM  

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