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Wine Country Cardroom opens quietly in Lodi

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Posted: Monday, May 28, 2007 10:00 pm

The Wine Country Cardroom, railed against by Lodi's religious community for promoting what they consider the sinful act of gambling, opened quietly on Memorial Day to some 30 people who quietly played Texas Hold 'em poker.

Ryan Lewis, who owns the cardroom on South Cherokee Lane with his father and grandmother, David and Natalie Lewis, opened without advertising. In fact, he basically invited his friends, some of whom are in the poker-dealing business.

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  • posted at 3:15 pm on Wed, Jun 6, 2007.


    Lodian(Jun 5 @ 7:55pm): If "sam" posts her name as "sam" and not "Sam" then that is how you address her. There is different poster that uses the handle, "Sam". Therefore it is preferable to use "sam" when addressing "sam" as it distinguishes the two from one another. GET IT? LOL! (P.S. "sam" is not a pronoun... geez!) Oh, and why do you keep calling me names? Are you five years old? Maybe you need a time out or something.

  • posted at 7:45 am on Wed, Jun 6, 2007.


    lodian.......since when is "Sam" a pronoun?

  • posted at 1:49 pm on Tue, Jun 5, 2007.


    Lodian (4:42), I agree.

  • posted at 11:42 am on Tue, Jun 5, 2007.


    Lodian 9:02am: It's "sam", not "Sam". You would know that if you were the real Lodian. LOL! Now we will see you post with the correct spelling, right? Post on with the use of my handle. I'm sure all enjoy your antics.

  • posted at 5:05 pm on Mon, Jun 4, 2007.


    T & C, Classy people don't call other people names and a liar.

  • posted at 4:15 pm on Mon, Jun 4, 2007.


    You must be talking aboutthe booty dancing blog. 465 comments. You really showed your ass on that one Lodian. How comical.

  • posted at 8:21 am on Mon, Jun 4, 2007.


    sam: If I post something to you, you will definitely know it. I will use my usual handle, Lodian, and nothing else. I'm not afraid to post what I think when it comes to responding to you so don't worry. I am a fast reader, but not fast enough to read/post on one blog and then catch-up/read and post on another blog within a minute. I know you want to hate me, but you'll have to come up with a better reason! LOL! (ya, that last comment was a joke)

  • posted at 6:53 am on Sun, Jun 3, 2007.


    And it is so typical of you to try to make it appear that everyone on here has imposters and issues with people because in your mind that minimizes it. So typical of you that you would go as far as to use other peoples names.I'm sure you've even used this with the LNS when you were on your crusade to make them get a log in system. I really don't think other posters have the issues you have. I have seen you fight with several people.

  • posted at 6:08 pm on Tue, May 29, 2007.


    "CC to Blame" is the new T&C!

  • posted at 9:03 am on Tue, May 29, 2007.


    These facilities (as suggested by Lodian and others) would be built if there was any possibility they could be profitable. The bowling alley closed down because they couldn't make it financially. Everyone wants these facilities but they aren't willing to pay for them or want someone else to shoulder the burden.

  • posted at 7:40 am on Tue, May 29, 2007.


    No matter how much I prepare myself, I am often surpised by the tone and content of those opposed to this business. "CC's" rambling diatribe lacks any rational thought and is a perfect example of why the project was approved.

  • posted at 7:07 am on Tue, May 29, 2007.


    no poker game is a game of "SKILL"! That is just plain stupid! A player is "HOPING" his hand is the best hand....nothing less! Of course the cardroom is gonna open up quietly and "FOR A SHORT TIME"lay "LOW" hoping we will all forget about the "SKILLED" lol players who are gonna be "FLEECED"! Hold onto your lives and property folks, were in for alot of crime very soon!

  • posted at 6:32 am on Tue, May 29, 2007.


    Wow, don't hide your feelings, what do you really think?



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