This week we drink three different types of whiskey from the Journeyman Distillery collection, we smoke a Punch Bareknuckle & Por Larranaga cigar. Finally, we finish up reviewing a Supreme Court case of Lewis v. Clark which address Indian Tribal Immunity.
This week we drink St. George gin, smoke the Arturo Fuente & Asylum cigars and discuss the American Gaming Association
We drink Saki this week! That’s a rarity for the VLO Boys. See if you agree with our assessments of three different types of Saki in the sampler pack, Tony bought. Next, Tony will discuss the Davidoff Art Series 2016 cigar, while Jason discusses the value of boutique, off-brand smokes. Finally, we pull the curtain back and share with you the 4-types of patrons in the casino!
Launch your weekly voyage into the manly vices with the La Lousiane cocktail. Sip it while Tony praises the Arturo Fuente Rosado Sun Grown cigar and Jason vilifies the Pinar del Rio Liga Cubana No. 5. Then learn about the proposed Nevada legislation to confirm the legalization of pari-mutuel betting for e-sports and whatnot. Finally: You’ll be updated on the expansion of the Gun Lake Casino, the tribal casino closest to Jason’s home in lovely Grand Rapids, Mich.
No outtakes in this show, because the show IS the outtake! We review the Chicago cocktail, Tony covers the A Turrent Six Generations Corona Gorda, Jason speaks to the Alec Bradley Fine and Rare Third Issue, then your generals of gaming discuss the slow evaporation of poker tables in Clark County.
In this exciting but somewhat stitched-together Frankenpodcast, Jason and Tony sip the Godmother cocktail while pontificating about the Rocky Patel Zen by Nish Patel and the Gurkha Cellar Reserve Hedonism cigars. Then your gurus of gambling review the sad case of Jan Flatto, whose friend pushed the button on a slot machine — and then walked away with a $100k jackpot.
Happy Easter! When you’ve had your fill of chocolate, pivot to the tasty 1835 Texas bourbon graciously sent to us by listener Danny Z — and pair it, perhaps, with a solid Don Diego Privada No. 2. After you’ve digested those reviews, you’ll hear your gurus of gamblin’ pontificate about a couple of Vegas-related things (the Raiders move, resort fees, 360Vegas Vacation IV). Can’t miss!
In this shorter and slightly less focused episode, Jason and Tony begin with seven tips for managing flaming cocktails. Then Tony discusses the Laranja Reserva cigar, followed by Jason’s review of the Inch by E.P. Carillo. Then your patriarchs of podcasting pontificate peerlessly about protections for psychological problems in the PPACA — and how they might change for gamblers under Trumpcare.
Jason and Tony take a quick tour of three Jack Daniels whiskeys before sharing the tale of how the U.S. Supreme Court got into the middle of Michigan’s domestic wine industry. Then Tony reviews the Davidoff Signature Toro and Jason tries to remember the Eastern Standard Euro Express. Finally, your viceroys of vice dive into a recent UNLV paper about the making of Las Vegas as a new chapter in gaming history. Oh, and a double-buttload of bloopers at the end.
Jason and Tony enjoy the most technically complicated cocktail we’ve ever made — the “banana bread cocktail,” otherwise known as a “King McKong.” Then Jason reviews an AJ Fernandez Enclave cigar, followed by Tony’s review of a Macanudo Mao. Finally, in the context of the Phil Ivey vs. Borgata controversy, we explore one writer’s complaint that casinos are too big to fail.