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FRONTIERADO PARTY ESSENTIALS

crossed pistolsHere at Frontierado international headquarters things are as hectic as you would imagine with the Frontierado holiday coming up on Friday, August 6th. As always, Frontierado celebrates the myth of the old west, not the grinding reality. Here are some party essentials that help make your family’s Frontierado get-togethers special.

buffalogalBUFFALO GAL – Balladeer’s Blog gets its Buffalo Steaks, Buffalo Burgers, Buffalo Chili and Buffalo Jerky from Buffalo Gal, which will ship to you wherever you are in the U.S. and abroad.

You can also buy Elk Meat, Wild Boar, Yak Meat and Swabian Hall Pork. There’s even Scottish Highlander Beef for those with more traditional appetites.

devils river bourbon picDEVILS RIVER BOURBON – Here’s one of the brands of whiskey that I like to drink either straight or mixed in my Cactus Jacks: Devils River (1840).

This Texas Bourbon is created with water drawn from Devils River (Devils is plural, so no apostrophe) and is 75% corn, 21% rye and 4% malted barley.

As usual I prefer Barrel Strength – I’m slamming down a 117 Proof bottle as I type – but naturally you’re free to make your own selections. Continue reading

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MACAU EARNS THREE TIMES AS MUCH AS LAS VEGAS IN GAMBLING REVENUE

Though Las Vegas may be the king in terms of American gambling it is not so worldwide. For instance, Macau earns three times as much as Sin City. See the infographic below for details: Continue reading

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FRONTIERADO POKER: THE RULES

 

“You’re not goin’ nowhere, ya bottom-dealin’ Hombre,” the gambler-gunfighter exclaimed, “We’ve got us a few apparent paradoxes and their effect upon contemporary religious thought to discuss!”

Here’s a refresher on the rules for Frontierado Poker, the game that is strictly my own invention, to be played on Frontierado (the first Friday of every August).

1. Remove all face cards from the deck. The game is played with a 40-card deck.

2. Every player antes up. (I’m not advocating gambling. You can decide for yourselves what you play for.)

3. Each player is dealt 4 cards (the deal rotates like in many conventional poker games). Continue reading

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VIRTUAL FOOTBALL BETTING?

Virtual Football LeagueWilliam Hill offers you betting on virtual football and other sports.  The unusual aspects of the benefits brought to us all via the internet never cease to amaze me! Not only are you now able to keep track of the teams you love almost anywhere in the world but you can enjoy everything that goes along with the sports world!

I’m a huge fan of college football – and I mean ALL the divisions, from D1 to JUCO. It’s always nice to hear from readers who say they use my blog as their one-stop site for the divisions covered here. They tell me it lets them keep an eye on up and coming players who may transfer to a bigger name school and wind up making an impact there. Continue reading

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