Q. What's your favorite Las Vegas tale? (Tom Richter; Spokane, Wash.)
A. Howard Hughes moved into the penthouse of the Desert Inn Thanksgiving week in 1966; when he overstayed his reservation and was asked to leave, he bought the hotel. P.S. I believe Mickey Rourke did this once at a Super 8.
Q. If New Jersey legalizes online poker, are you Hackensack-bound? (Ryan Nichols; Beaumont, Tex.)
A. (1) I prefer playing live poker. (2) Bagels are New Jersey's best chance of luring me.
Q. Did any of your ex-wives have any "tells" you'd like to share with us? (Stan Cavendish; Charleston, W.Va.)
A. Yeah - when they left with luggage, they weren't coming back.
Q. Card sharks don't consider poker "gambling" because they have an edge and will win in the long run. Do you also not consider it gambling because you know you're going to lose every time? (Jon Weinstein; Pittsburgh)
A. Pay the man, Shirley.
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