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Another Fun Visit to Vegas

by Max Shapiro |  Published: Sep 04, 2013


My sweetie and I spent well over a month in Vegas during the World Series of Poker, and I’m just getting well enough to tell about it. We’ll start with the heat. It broke all records for Sin City, reaching 117 degrees…though it felt like 170. So how hot was it? Well, it was so hot that players were wearing sunscreen in the casino. It was so hot that to cool off I would duck into the sauna at the Rio’s fitness center. And it was so hot that our car would overheat before the engine was even started. Mentioning our car reminds me of how much I love driving in Vegas. Every intersection you come to has a 16-way light, and making two green lights in a row would get you an entry into the Guinness Book of Records. My worst fear is driving the couple of blocks from ...

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